5 Ways to Winterize Your Home in Austin
There is a common myth that you can escape the harshness of winter simply by moving to south Texas. Most of the time, you can expect to enjoy mild winters, but periods of bitter cold and moisture is not out of the realm of possibility. Any Texan who lived through the 2021 electric grid blackout can tell […] Read more
Understanding How Reflective Insulation Works
Central Texas is known for its heat. With the high energy bills in the summer, it isn’t always the cheapest option to average out your payments. Eventually, you’ll find yourself researching other ways to keep your home cool. Insulation always comes to mind. When you’re researching insulation, you’ll come across reflective insulation quite a bit, […] Read more
6 Benefits of Attic Ventilation in Texas
Humidity is generally lower during the winter because cold air naturally has a lower capacity for moisture than warm air. Consequently, moisture will not easily leave your house and will build up inside it when you heat up your home. The problem becomes more acute since attics are one common location for condensation to form […] Read more
What Home Improvements Are Tax Deductible In 2022?
Are you planning to make a few home improvements to improve energy efficiency? Fortunately, you can save some cash with easy home improvement. The federal government provides tax credits to cover the expenses of these energy-efficient changes/repairs. The tax credit is not the same as a rebate that gives you cash back once you have […] Read more
Spray Foam vs. Fiberglass Insulation: Which is Right For Your Situation?
At The HeatBusters, we get asked a lot about the differences between spray foam insulation and a fiberglass insulation + radiant barrier + solar attic fan combination. These two products often get lumped into the same category because they both carry the word ‘insulation’ in their descriptions. However, they each carry different properties and both […] Read more
The Basics of Insulation and Ventilation
At The HeatBusters, our goal is to optimize attic energy efficiency. Controlling the temperature of the home starts and ends in the attic space. Ultimately, our insulation and ventilation products are designed to maintain your home’s desired internal temperature for as long as possible. Fiberglass insulation is the last line of defense from an unwanted […] Read more