When you’re upgrading your home’s insulation, there are several factors you should consider, including the efficiency of the insulation you need. It’s also important to choose insulation suitable for the location you’ll be working on, as there are multiple types of insulation. Insulation is made from multiple types of materials, and has a variety of thicknesses and applications.
Here are several types of insulation and where they work best:
Unfinished walls, ceilings and floors
If you’re tackling a new space or remodeling, these types of insulation are suitable:
Upgrading insulation around the ducts greatly enhances efficiency, but you need to use the right type:
Existing walls or attics
To upgrade existing insulation in a retrofit, use these types:
According to experts, upgrading home insulation is one of the more effective ways to reduce heating and cooling costs, because insulation creates a barrier against the transfer of heat, so more of your conditioned air stays inside — where you need it. To find out the types of insulation you need, contact Powers Heating & Airin Peachtree City today.
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