Categories for Attic Insulation

Could Improperly Installed Attic Insulation Make You Sick?

December 28, 2020

Too many homeowners in Northern California believe they can get away with cutting out the middle man and installing insulation by themselves. They’ll end up suffering the consequences later on, because the truth is that improperly installed attic insulation can make you sick. Below are some of the amateur mistakes people make during a poor installation and the health risks that come as a result. Wrong material for the attic Not every type of insulating material is suitable for all areas of the home. For instance, fiberglass insulation has to be in a completely dry environment. If your attic suffers... View Article

How Often Should I Replace Attic Insulation?

November 6, 2020

The average person doesn’t spend a ton of time up in their attic, so it’s easy to forget everything that’s up there. However, the attic holds some of the most important insulation for your home. Attic insulation is crucial for both keeping your home comfortable throughout the year and ensuring that it’s energy efficient. Unfortunately, attic insulation doesn’t last forever. After about 15 years, homeowners should consider replacing attic insulation in Northern California. Some folks may need to replace their insulation sooner than that, though. Here are few signs that it’s time to replace your attic insulation: Higher energy bills:... View Article

Why Invest in Attic Insulation This Spring?

March 12, 2020

Your home’s insulation is essential when it comes to promoting energy efficiency in your house and keeping you and your family comfortable. Unfortunately, there are lots of common weak spots in home insulation that many homeowners aren’t even aware of. You might not know it, but your attic is one of the places in your home that is most likely to let drafts in during the winter and increase temperatures in your home during the summer. This spring, it may be smart to think about the benefits of attic insulation installation in Northern California for your home. Reasons to invest... View Article

Why Should I Insulate My Attic This Fall?

November 11, 2019

Your attic may be the ideal space for storage, but it’s also meant to protect your home from the elements—that is, assuming it’s properly insulated.  Here are some benefits of investing in professional attic insulation installation in Northern California this fall. Less heater wear and tear Older homes and homes with insufficient insulation tend to be drafty year-round. Cold air can seep inside in the fall, while warm air escapes. Not only does poor insulation create a less comfortable environment, it’s also a top cause of wear and tear on heating and cooling systems. The HVAC system ends up working... View Article

Why Attic Insulation in Northern California Is So Important in the Summer

July 10, 2019

During the summer, rising temperatures can contribute to discomfort in homes without sufficient insulation or cooling features. To keep yourself and your family members as comfortable as possible when temperatures start to spike this summer, it’s important to invest in home improvements that will reduce thermal heat transfer and contribute to the effective operation of your cooling system. Understanding the importance of attic insulation in Northern California during the summer months can help you ensure that your home stays as comfortable as possible. How attic insulation affects home temperature Hot air from outside your home primarily comes in through your... View Article

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