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Every now and then, we come across a question or new technology that requires a bit more explanation. We've created our Comfortable Home blog as a resource for interesting and useful tips about ways to improve your home's comfort while saving money and energy!

We invite you to check in regularly to see what we're discovering—and covering—for your information.

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Still Thinking About Last Winter’s Roof Ice Dams blog header image

Learn more about what causes ice dams and why you shouldn’t wait until next winter to act. Wisconsin Home Improvement can help you upgrade your attic insulation and air sealing so you benefit year-round from improved comfort and energy efficiency while saying goodbye to ice dams.

Noticing Condensation? Here's What You Need to Do This Spring blog header image

Keep condensation and the problems it brings out of your home with insulation and air sealing upgrades from Wisconsin Home Improvement. Learn more about what causes condensation in a house and how you can stop it. Call us today to get started! 

What Ice Dams Mean and How to Prevent Them videographic feature image

Learn how ice dams are caused, the danger they pose to your home, and how you can prevent them from ever returning. With attic insulation and air sealing services, Wisconsin Home Improvement can help you improve indoor comfort, lower energy costs, and solve your ice dam problem for good.

How Much Damage Can a Poorly Insulated Attic Create header image wisconsin home improvement

Poorly insulated attics can lead to costly damage from moisture, ice dams, pest infestation, and higher energy bills. Milwaukee WI homeowners trust the pros at Wisconsin Home Improvement to identify insulation problems with a home performance audit and install air sealing & attic insulation...

child and dog sitting together at home looking outside, winter

Learn about the signs of poor indoor air quality and IAQ solutions for your Milwaukee home. Schedule a home performance audit today, which includes radon testing, carbon monoxide testing for combustion appliances, blower door testing to identify air leaks in your home's exterior, and more.

rim joist

Learn how insulating the basement rim joists of your home can bring added comfort and efficiency to your home. Wisconsin Home Improvement offers rim joist insulation for homes in the Milwaukee area, using spray foam insulation and rigid insulation for an airtight vapor barrier and minimal heat...

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bonus room in house

Transform your drafty bonus room with new foam insulation, cellulose & air sealing from the trusted insulation contractors at Wisconsin Home Improvement. Get started with a home performance audit to pinpoint where insulation installation should be done.

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Use this new homeowner efficiency checklist from the energy efficiency pros at Wisconsin Home Improvement to identify problems before you buy! From first look to home energy audit, Wisconsin Home Improvement's performance experts can run blower door tests, check attic insulation & calculate...

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spray foam insulation installation in attic

Learn where to insulate with spray foam insulation to keep your Wisconsin home comfortable and energy efficient. Wisconsin Home Improvement explains why spray foam is one of the best insulation materials and where to install spray foam for the best results, including in the attic and basement....

mother and child walking on floor together at home

Learn about the signs that your Milwaukee area home could benefit from floor insulation upgrades from the home comfort and energy efficiency experts at Wisconsin Home Improvement. Schedule a home performance audit today to see if upgrading could make your home more comfortable.

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  • Teresa

    I am so grateful for everyone at Wisconsin Home Improvement. I will always recommend you to anyone looking to have insulation services.

  • Jenny P.

    I just wanted to extend a thank you to you and all of your employees who have spent time at our home fixing our attic issues.

  • James V.

    Dear Steve, 

    We at Grace are so pleased with the quality of work and the professionalism of the crew that did the insulation. Mike and Igor were so respectful of the building and its contents, and so nice to everyone in the congregation who was working at church. 

    James V., Milwaukee, WI
  • Cindy S.

    I really feel compelled to give a "shout out" to everyone I have come into contact with at WHI. First off - Jody. You are so friendly and helpful on the phone, forgiving me for my inability to "on-line sign", switching up of dates, declining work and then changing my mind.

    Cindy S., Whitefish Bay, WI
  • Tim S.

    Steve, just a side note and I would not send this if it was not completely true - Mike and Pete were both fantastic. I was impressed. We had just had other major construction and have many comparatives for the work WHI did. I would come home and never know they had even been there.

  • Mike & Erin M.

    We wanted to provide feedback on our experience with Peter, who did our home energy audit.  We felt he went above and beyond what was expected of him.  He was very thorough and was genuinely concerned about any issues causing inefficiencies in our home.  He explained things in terms we... Read More

  • I wanted to thank you and your team again for the
    great work you did and insulating our home. It is only been a week, and the
    difference is amazing. Every room in this house feel substantially warmer.

  • Your employees were prompt, courteous and friendly.

    Lois W., Menomonee Falls, WI
  • Thursday and Friday of last week one of your crews were at my home putting in some additional insulation and doing some other work. I just wanted to tell you that my wife and I were very impressed with the professionalism of your men.

    John & Jennifer P., WI
  • Please thank your crew for the great job they did here. They were all very personable, worked very hard, and they took the time to explain what they were doing.

    Barbara F., Belgium, WI
  • Jan and I were amazed and impressed by the crew’s positive work ethic coupled with their gracious and friendly manner. Obviously they knew what they were doing and set to task with quickness and absolute thoroughness… you have our deepest appreciation.

    JoAnne and Jan V., Greendale, WI
  • The work your team did is fantastic! Also I would like to compliment your crew on their professional approach to our house and their work.

    Ryan, WI
  • Steve and Frank are very good representations of your firm -- very professional. Thanks!

    Jim Young, WI
  • We were pleased with work done by Mike and Kevin. They deserve a pat on the back. Thanks!

    Eugene Hefter, WI
  • I just wanted to take a minute to thank you and your Madison crew for the great work they are doing. Over the last few months I have worked closely with Dann, Roger, Marc and Jeremy and am extremely impressed with their attitudes and the quality of their work.

    Brandon Langeteig, Project Home, Inc.
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