Your attic is a place where many heating and cooling losses/complications can occur. It's also a place where radiant heat from the sun can create an intolerable situation in your home during the height of the summer heat. This is why making sure you have adequate insulation in your attic — as well as elsewhere in your home — is so vital to your family's comfort. At Frank's Air Conditioning, we can help you determine the best type and rating of attic insulation for your home, helping you save money on heating and cooling with our prompt, professional insulation installation services.
Insulating Your Attic Offers Multiple Benefits
According to ENERGY STAR, the attic is generally the part of your home that has the greatest potential for finding opportunities to save energy, making your home more energy efficient and cutting down on monthly utility costs. In addition to the valuable monetary and environmental benefits this brings, insulating your attic can also help keep your family more comfortable in summer and winter. This is good news if you've been experiencing discomfort during hot or cold weather, because the problem is correctable.
Could Your Home Use an Attic Insulation Upgrade?
If you are experiencing such heating or cooling-related problems as the following, insulating your attic could be just the answer you need:
- High utility bills
- An unusually drafty home
- Drastic temperature differences between rooms
- Rooms you can't seem to keep warm or cool
- Walls or ceilings that feel hot or cold to the touch
The above signs — especially if more than one is present at the same time — are a good indicator that your home could be suffering unnecessary heating or cooling losses during heating and cooling season as well as reversible heat infiltration from the sun in summer. Issues such as these make your home a good candidate for an upgrade of your attic's insulation.
Insulation Types Available for Your Insulation Installation
Two basic types of insulation are available for insulating your attic or other areas of your home: Loose fill, or blown-in, insulation and batt, or blanket, insulation. Each type has its advantages, and both can be installed in uninsulated attic spaces or used to supplement existing insulation if needed. Our attic insulation experts can assess your situation and help you determine which type of insulation, as well as which insulating material, would work best for your home. We can also help you select the correct R-rating to make sure your installation is optimal — a factor that will make your insulation far more effective for your Orlando, Hunters Creek, Intercession City, Citrus Ridge, Loughman, Kissimmee, Celebration, Poinciana, St. Cloud home.