When money is tight, or you would like to improve the energy efficiency of your home, you might be thinking about reducing your bills by insulating your attic in Kimberly, Alabama. To find out whether you will save money by investing in this renovation project, explore the tips below.
You Can Stop Heating Your Attic
One of the main reasons your bills might be too high is because the heat in the winter escapes through the ceiling into the attic, and then through the roof. This makes your HVAC system less efficient. At the same time, if your attic is not adequately insulated, your air conditioning unit will use more energy to cool down the house inside, as the heat will be constantly flooding your home from above.
Better Comfort for Your Family and Lower Bills
An attic insulation will not only save you money long term, but you will also feel more comfortable in the house. It will be easier to adjust the temperatures, no matter what the weather, as your home will be better insulated. You can save hundreds of dollars a year if you get an attic insulation professional to carry out the work. As an added bonus, you will hear less of the outside noise and the wind, too.
Quality Is Key
Not all attic insulation materials are the same. Roll-on, or blanket type insulation materials, come in a width of 15 or 23 inches and take less time to install. Blown insulation should be carried out by a professional heating and air conditioning company that has the right machinery to complete the job safely. The last option is sprayed foam polyurethane, which is a good choice if you want to convert your loft into an office or a bedroom.
If you would like to discuss the potential savings you can achieve by insulating your attic, get in touch with us at One Source Heating & Cooling by calling (205) 509-1929.Image provided by Shutterstock