You may not know that your home is lacking insulation, issues are often in walls and your attic, so for most homeowners, issues that are out of sight are out of mind. There are signs out there that can clue you into your home having poor insulation. Insulation can be an easy way to improve your home’s performance, and who doesn’t want that? Saving money and energy are just a couple of the benefits of insulation. Read on to learn more about the importance of insulating your home or business.
Most homeowners don’t head up into their attics very frequently. But heading into your attic can be a huge tell that your home isn’t insulated well. If you notice a large drop in temperature after just a step or two into your attic, you need to improve your insulation. Your attic is located at the top of your home, so it’s an area that is prone to losing heating and cooling energy. Heat travels from warm to cool air, so improper insulation can cause your heating bills to skyrocket in the winter. Poor insulation can force you to choose between paying enormous heating bills or walking around your house bundled up all winter long. You may even find yourself avoiding the top floor of your home.
If making your home more comfortable isn’t beneficial enough, insulating your home properly helps the environment as well. Reducing the amount of energy that you use helps the earth and saves you money as well. Reducing the amount of energy that you use also helps to shrink your energy bills. It’s a smart move all-around to insulate your home. Our team at Anderson Insulation of Maine offers industry-leading insulation products from top brands like Owens Corning because they’re supremely energy-efficient and environmentally conscious.
Proper insulation will help your home retain its value. It works behind the scenes to keep your home dry and comfortable. The attic space of your home being properly insulated can help you avoid costly physical damage to your home. In New England, we are prone to ice dams when attics aren’t properly insulated. Ice dams cause serious damage, and that damage isn’t cheap to get repaired. Simple insulation and sealing can help protect you from costly repairs to your roof and the rest of your home’s structure. Your home also stays much more well maintained overall with correct insulation, which means less money on repairs, maintenance, and annoying fixes.
If you’re in need of insulation for your home or attic, our team at Anderson Insulation of Maine can help. Give us a call today at (207) 653-0331 today to get started.