Attic Insulation Considerations

Attic Insulation Considerations

Attic insulation may seem like a simple project, however, it can be difficult if you don’t know what you’re doing. How do you even know if you NEED your attic insulated? We will teach you everything you need to know about attic insulation.

Since 1952, Applegate Home Comfort has been the leading provider of insulation services in the greater Michigan area. Don’t trust the safety and comfort of your family and home to just any company. Applegate technicians are trained and certified to inspect and install all our offered insulation services.

Does My Attic Need Insulation?

There are signs and symptoms you may need attic insulation in your home. The most common are:

  • Drafty rooms
  • Hot or cold ceilings, walls or whole rooms. Or uneven temperatures between rooms.
  • High heating or cooling bills
  • Ice dams in the winter

These may be signs you need additional attic insulation. Our professional technicians are trained to spot these signs and recommend products and services. We believe in being honest and open with our customers. You will never pay for more than you need.

Benefits of Attic Insulation

Your attic does more for your home than just act as a storage space. It provides a protective barrier between your family and the elements: cold, heat and humidity. Proper insulation will:

  • Lower utility bills
  • Safer home structure
  • Better indoor air quality
  • Better indoor comfort
  • Less wear and tear on your HVAC system

If you are considering attic insulation, right now is the best time to schedule your appointment. Start seeing the benefits today!

DIY or Hire a Professional?

It can be tempting to buy supplies and insulate your attic on your own. There are several situations when we would recommend hiring a professional. If you have: 1) Difficult attic access or limited work space. 2) Wet or damp insulation (indicating a leaky roof). 3) Moldy or rotted attic rafters or floor boards (again, indicating a moisture problem). 4) Kitchen, bathroom or dryer vents that exhaust moist air into the attic. 5) Knob or tube wiring (indicating a fire hazard when in contact with insulation).

If you are hesitant or are experiencing any of the above conditions, we suggest hiring a professional to get the job done.

Schedule Your Insulation Inspection Today!

With the health and safety of your home and loved ones at stake, don’t put off scheduling your free insulation inspection today. Applegate has been serving Michigan communities since 1952. We strive to provide superior service while maintaining affordable prices. To schedule your free insulation inspection today call 517-337-7700 or fill out this online form **

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