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Keep the Weather in its Place

Attic Insulation is an important factor when it comes to improving the energy efficiency of your home. To some, it might be just another insignificant thing, but a good attic insulation can provide you wondrous benefits; It sets moisture levels, eliminates noise, and it regulates your home’s temperature by keeping it warm during the colder days of the year and keeping the hot air out during the summer.

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But much like any other thing at home, the insulation of your attic also needs to be maintained. Over the years, your attic insulation could deteriorate in condition. An unmaintained attic insulation could cause a lot of problems, with higher utility bills and room temperature fluctuations being the most apparent.

When should you replace your Attic Insulation?

You always need to be aware of the warning signs concerning your attic insulation. Here are some signs that can help you determine if you need to replace your attic:

Crumbling Insulation

Does your insulation crumble whenever you touch it with an industrial glove? This is a major red flag, and the easiest way to tell if you need to replace your insulation.

Pest Infestation

A damaged attic insulation serves as paradise for pesky critters. If they are using the old insulation as a nest, you can expect that they are leaving lots of waste behind. If you think there are rodents or insects living in your attic, call a professional pest inspection service before proceeding with a new installation.

Poor Climate Control

It might not cross the minds of some, but insulation servers as the major barrier between the indoor temperature and the weather. A destroyed insulation material makes it harder for you to set the temperatures inside your home. If you notice it getting harder to regulate your home temperatures, your insulation may be the prime culprit.

Presence of Icicles

Whenever your old attic insulation can no longer take the heat, it rises up and heats the roof during winter season, causing any snow to melt. If the temperature drops, the extra water forms icicles. You will need to inspect and replace your existing insulation if you see icicles and frozen precipitation melting on your roof.

Uncommon High Energy Expenses

Keeping your desired indoor temperature with damaged insulation material will cause your house to burn more energy; This is because your furnace or air conditioning unit will need to work harder than usual. When it does, you can expect skyrocketing energy bills.

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If you’re experiencing any of these signs, it would be in your best interest to change the insulation material in your attic. Luckily, we are here to handle the comprehensive process of inspection and insulation for you! On Time Home Experts is a top-notch provider for premium insulation services with affordable rates and high-quality results in Dallas and its surrounding areas.

Insulation Materials Suitable for your Attic

Fiberglass

Fiberglass is one of the most omnipresent insulation materials in the industry. Commonly used in blanket batts and rolls, loose-fill types of insulation, and duct and rigid board insulation, they’ve become the most common insulation material because of their versatility. With state-of-the-art technology, manufacturers now make medium and high-density fiberglass designed to insulate places such as cathedral ceilings more efficiently.

Mineral Wool Insulation Materials

There are two types of “mineral wool” used for insulation. The first one is slag wool, from blast furnace slag, and rock wool, made with natural materials such as diabase and basalt. Mineral wool is composed of 75% post-industrial recycled content and doesn’t require lots of chemicals to be fire resistant, assuring you that it is eco-friendly.

Cellulose Insulation Material

A revolutionary type of insulation material, it is now used in both existing and new homes. In existing homes, a strip of exterior siding is removed by installers and a hole is drilled. After that, they insert a filler tube and install the insulation. In newly constructed homes, the insulation can be installed dry behind netting or damp-sprayed depending on preference.

Natural Fiber Insulation Materials

Natural fibers such as cotton, sheep’s wool, and stray are also used as insulation materials. Treated with borate in order to establish fire, insect, and mold resistance, these natural fibers are designed to keep large quantities of water, which is beneficial in some types of walls.

Adding Insulation to an Existing Home

Before deciding if you need additional insulation, it is a must to determine how much insulation you already have. Here at On Time Home Experts our qualified home energy auditor will assess your existing insulation to identify areas of your home that require air sealing.

Call us now at 972-433-9636 for a free consultation, and our customer care assistants will be pleased to give you the amazing service that you truly deserve.

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Voted as one of the best residential and commercial attic insulation providers in the Dallas area, we can guarantee that you get top-notch, high quality, and swift service every time. We help you schedule the best time to inspect your home for leaks, mold, or rotten wood, as well as its current level of insulation. With these evaluations, you can assure that we will present you with options that best fit your budget – tailored specifically for your needs.

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