Archive for November 15th, 2018

What You Need to Know About Home Insulation

What You Need to Know About Insulation

As the winter months are upon us, insulation has become an important topic to consider. Here are some things to keep in mind if you have any issues that need to be addressed.

  • Consider upgrading your insulation if it is old, worn out, or insufficient. Having weak insulation can cause your furnace, or air conditioning to run more often, or continuously, due to the loss of energy though the weak insulation. Overworking the system can lead you to having to repair your furnace (or AC unit) earlier than expected.
  • Missing insulation can lead to mold growth, as the warm air finds access without insulation and melds with the colder air either inside or outside of the house which can help feed mold growth. Spots like this usually occur on walls near and around floors and windows. If you don’t want to tear open the wall and reinforce the insulation

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