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Attic Mold Remediation

Everything You Should Know About Attic Mold

Attic mold is often found growing on the north side of roof sheathing because mold grows where there is no sunlight ( radiation).   Attic mold highlights a list of problems with the insulation and ventilation.  When attic mold is discovered, a response is needed.  Do nothing.  Treat the mold temporarily.   Treat and prevent the …

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A homeowners survival guide to eliminating animal infestation in your attic

A Homeowner’s Survival Guide To Eliminating Animal Infestation In Your Attic.

Signs Of Animal Infestation In Your Attic Most homeowners discover mice, squirrels, or raccoons by hearing noises in the attic, finding stains on the ceiling of the living space, or smelling a foul odor coming from the attic (especially on hot Chicago summer days.) . You may find little droppings, urine, or food supplies such …

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Bonus Room Over Garage Too Hot Or Too Cold Chicago

Bonus Room Over Garage Too Hot Or Too Cold?

A common home design for Midwest single family homes is a room over a garage. This maximizes living space, but creates an uncomfortable room if not insulated with special considerations. Homeowners call Green Attic to solve this problem. Here are the three most common. Common Problems With Bonus Rooms Over Garages Drafty Bonus Room During …

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Blower Door Test Chicago Home Energy Audit

Housing buying preferences have evolved over the past decade, with most people placing a greater focus on energy-saving homes. As the cost of living across the world generally increases, it only makes sense to cut back on your utility bills.  If you live in Chicago, then you should consider making energy efficiency improvements to your …

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Vermiculite Insulation Removal Everything You Need To Know

Vermiculite Insulation Removal: Everything You Need To Know

What is Vermiculite Insulation? Vermiculite insulation is a type of home insulation used until the early 2000s, when it was discovered that the vermiculite insulation contained asbestos. Vermiculite insulation is made from vermiculite, a mineral that is mined from the earth. When vermiculite is heated, it expands and becomes lightweight and fluffy. This makes vermiculite …

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