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When I replaced the flooring in my home recently, I was surprised to find out that one of the options available to me was a cork floor. I’d always thought of cork as nothing more than the way to top off a bottle of wine. However, it turns out that cork is a great flooring option. It has many of the benefits of hardwood, but the texture and give of the material also adds some of the benefits of carpeting. I decided to start a blog about flooring so that I could share some of the benefits of interesting and lesser-known flooring options. Don’t be fooled into thinking that you only have a few choices. There are lots of great directions you can take with your home flooring that will perfectly suit your home and your needs.

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Proper Insulation Can Benefit Your School And Your Students

School administrators have lots of responsibilities, and many of those are focused on creating a great educational experience for a community's students. But there's more to running a school than just grading tests and assigning homework. School administrators are also responsible for the upkeep of the building the school is located in.

Has it been a while since your school had its insulation updated? There are a variety of reasons why you might want to contact a local insulation company to get this situation fixed, preferably sooner rather than later.

Lower Energy Bills Can Be Save You Money for School Programs

Yes, new insulation does cost money, but in the long run, you'll likely make that money back and then some in the form of lower energy bills. As time goes on and your new insulation starts paying off, that is potentially hundreds of dollars in savings over the course of a full year that could put towards another cause. Perhaps there was a student group or two, an extracurricular activity that had to be shut down in the recent past? Lower the school's energy bill for the long term and you might be able to use that money to further enrich your after-school programs.

Fewer Distractions from Outside

Is your school located near a busy highway or some other source of constant noise? If your current insulation is starting to fail, teachers and students might begin to notice that more and more outside noise is leaking into the school. This could prove very distracting while students are trying to take a test or while a teacher is trying to give a lecture. New insulation will reduce your energy bill of course, but it could also dampen outside noise as it moves towards the school. Your classrooms will be quieter and students will be better able to concentrate. 

Better for the Environment and Your School's Popularity

By reducing your energy bill with new insulation, you will also be doing your part to lower your school's environmental footprint. Going green or being more mindful of the environment is something that is becoming quite popular in certain communities throughout the country. If your school is in one of those communities, you can announce the insulation project as a way to make the school's daily operation kinder to Mother Nature. It's hard to argue with that.

If your school is in need of new insulation, contact a local company or contractor to get started.