By Bruce Harley
Taunton Press, 2002
Soft cover, 9.25" x 10.75", 202 pages
In this complete do-it-yourself guide to home insulation and weatherization, engineer Bruce Hartley offers solutions that will make your home more comfortable in all seasons. Using his troubleshooting advice, you'll be able to identify the hidden energy wasters and moisture problems that can do serious damage in your home. Clear explanations, hundreds of photos, and detailed illustrations will guide you step-by-step through the process of upgrading both structures and systems. Implementing even a few of these sensible solutions can result in real savings in your energy bills.
Taunton's Build Like A Pro
- Finding and sealing sources of air leakage
- Choosing the best insulation materials
- Preventing costly moisture damage
- Troubleshooting windows, doors, and skylights
- Maintaining heating and cooling systems
- Using electricity and heating fuel efficiently
- Curing foundation problems
books give you an expert at your side when you're tackling home-improvement projects. Illustrated with hundreds of photos and drawings, the books in this series provide all the step-by-step information you need to get professional results. Taunton's Build Like A Pro
books tell you not only how to do it right, but what to do when it goes wrong. You'll also get the benefit from the authors' years of hands-on experience and the insights and trade secrets only a pro could know.