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Wood Stove Installed

One of our longest home improvement struggles to date has finally (essentially) drawn to a close.  After a year and change worth of conflicting inspections, assessments and estimates from half a dozen contractors and vendors, we have a functioning wood … Continue reading

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Sealing up the Basement

I posted a little over a week ago about the fuel efficiency gains we’ve seen after air sealing the basement, but never quite got around to writing about what we actually did down there.  The scope of work was worked … Continue reading

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Checking in on Propane

Our propane provider returned today to fill up our tanks.  This was a much shorter period than we’ve gone between refilling in the past – probably because the tanks were so low last time they came.  With this new bill, … Continue reading

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Tracking Propane Usage

We finally started our air sealing work in the basement yesterday with the leadership of our home energy consulting firm (who performed our home energy audit).  I’ll be posting soon about how the actual work is going, but before that … Continue reading

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Under Pressure

Looks like we’re finally getting the formal results in from our energy audit, so we’ll be able to put together a real plan for air sealing and insulating.  It was 4°F when we got up this morning, so not a … Continue reading

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