When searching for ways to save money and make your home more energy efficient, home insulation services should be looked into before spending large amounts of money on new appliances. This is because no matter how well your new energy-efficient heater works, if your home is not properly insulated, the heat given off by your new heater will still escape to the outside. This is what you should expect from home insulation services.
First, you will sit down with your insulation contractor. He/she will walk you through R-values and which types and ratings should be used in certain areas. R-values are the ratings used to determine which insulation should be used in the area that your home is located. Your contractor will discuss the different types of insulation available to you and help you to choose which one is best.
Some of the insulation types available for home insulation services are fiberglass insulation, blow-in insulation, rock wool insulation, and more. The choice you make will ultimately come down to cost and the area being treated.
If you are focusing on insulating an attic or crawlspace, your contractor will be able to explain the options and benefits of each. Sheets of batting offer ease of installation, but if you have a space with a lot of nooks and crannies or an odd shape, blow-in insulation may be recommended.
Once you have decided on insulation and the insulation has been applied, the next step is enjoying an immediate and obvious drop in your heating/cooling bill. When trying to handle home insulation by yourself, you may find yourself stressed and overwhelmed; but when left to a professional, the entire process will be fairly easy and quick.
For more information on Polk County Insulation and our home insulation services, please give us a call.