Hill Country Insulation is a certified expert in energy efficiency and home performance. We want you to understand our recommendations. Our blog will help inform your decisions on what improvements you should make to your home in order to save money, stay comfortable year-round and reduce your carbon footprint.

If you have a specific question or would like to learn more about an aspect of building science, let us know. We want to provide you with the information you need to make your home the best it can be!

attic insulation, hill country insulation, TX
March 27, 2018

If you've ever researched ways to improve home efficiency, you've probably heard that attic insulation is one of the smartest home upgrades you can make. This is because of how air and heat travel through the home.

rim joist, band joist, insulation, hill country insulation, TX
March 13, 2018

One part of the home that homeowners in the area often neglect to insulate is the rim joists. Proper rim joist insulation is essential for eliminating air leaks, regulating indoor moisture, keeping indoor temperatures comfortable, and more.

gutters, hill country insulation, TX
January 9, 2018

Snow may be falling in areas around the country, but here in central Texas, it looks like temperatures are going to remain above freezing for the foreseeable future. While snow isn't much of an issue here, rain can cause its fair share of problems for Pflugerville area homeowners. One common complaint we hear is standing water in gutters.

indoor air quality, hill country insulation, TX
December 29, 2017

When extreme weather hits, we close the doors and windows and turn up the heat (or the air conditioning!). If your home in the Pflugerville area hasn't been air sealed, you've actually just opened a window to pollutants that can contribute to an increased number of colds and health issues year-round.

seamless gutters, hill country insulation, TX
December 4, 2017

Gutters play an important role in maintaining the structural integrity of your Pflugerville area home. They keep rain and debris from falling directly onto your siding, doors and windows, and water from pooling around the foundation.

home energy audit, hill country insulation, TX
November 29, 2017

The weather may still be warm here in the Pflugerville and greater Austin area, but that doesn’t mean your home will be exempt from cold drafts this winter. Drafts are a common headache for many homeowners in the area, and the primary source isn’t necessarily what you might think.

attic, insulation, hill country insulation, TX
November 16, 2017

Have you been in your attic lately? Have you even thought about it? Attics, especially those with only small, out-of-the-way access hatches, are so often out of sight, they’re also out of mind.

air sealing, insulation, hill country insulation, TX
November 8, 2017

The weather may still be warm here in Pflugerville, but nightly temperatures will soon be chilly. Is your home ready for a change in the seasons? Now is the perfect time to make improvements so that you and your family can stay comfortable all winter long. For maximum comfort, consider bundling multiple home improvements together into one project. We recommend getting a home efficiency audit along with air sealing and insulation — the perfect service combo for a warmer home.

home energy audit, hill country insulation, TX
October 30, 2017

Keep your home comfortable this fall in Pflugerville,Texas with an energy audit from the experts at Hill Country Insulation. An energy audit from our insulation professionals will locate the inefficiencies in your home that are a threat to your home comfort as the temperatures start to fall.

ECAD audits, hill country insulation, TX
October 29, 2017

If you live in the Austin area, chances are you have heard about the ECAD audit. The purpose of an ECAD audit is to assess a home’s overall energy efficiency and to recommend improvements which will increase efficiency, improve indoor air quality, and boost overall home value. Any information and recommendations contained in the ECAD audit report are made available to prospective home buyers.


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