There are four basic categories of insulation. They are loose fill, blankets & batts, spray on and rigid insulation. Rigid insulation is the category that we will discuss in detail in this article. We will examine the several types of rigid insulation and outline some best practices that you may want to use in your home. Rigid insulations are mostly used for insulating roofs, basements and exterior walls.
Whether it is part of your spring cleaning routine, the end of the cold season or you’ve just decided that it’s looking a bit shabby; cleaning a pellet stove will brighten up the room that it’s in as well as helping it to function more efficiently. There are, of course, some basic safety reasons behind cleaning a pellet stove that you should do on a regular basis. So we’ll look at both the routine things you need to do and the things that you can do occasionally to get your Pellet stove looking and working like new.
The concept of infrared heating is an interesting and different one. They work with electromagnetic radiation. Infrared heaters differ greatly from space heaters in that electromagnetic radiation heats objects while different types of space heaters heat the air around objects.
You have probably wondered what the most efficient method of home heating for your home is. If you are building or purchasing a new home then you should definitely be concerned with this issue. Depending on what combination of methods is the most efficient will make a big difference in your monthlu bills. You should also factor in the initial cost of the systems.
Electric furnaces, gas furnaces, floor board heaters, electric heat pumps and solar heating are some of the options you have. Do you know what the best system would be for your new home?
There are several types of pellet stoves on the market. We will explain the common types and mention several pros and cons of the different stoves to help you decide what the best type of pellet stove may be for your home.
Top Feed vs. Bottom Feed Pellet Stoves
There are two basic types of pellet stoves, there are fireplace inserts and there are freestanding stoves. Then to further divide them, there are two main types of feeding systems, top fed and bottom fed.