All your money is literally leaking out of your house by the second. Without proper attic insulation you are constantly giving your money to the Utility Company. Insulation has the highest return on your investment over any other money saving upgrade to your home. Typically you can expect to recoup your total investment in as little as 12-18 months. This is opposed to over a decade with solar upgrades and 40 years with window upgrades.
In south Florida attic insulation is just as important as it is up north… Maybe more important. Most homeowners’ in the Northeast of America know the importance of attic insulation. They know attic insulation is a key factor in keeping the heat inside and the cold out. But, here in south Florida it’s the opposite. We want to keep the cold inside and stop any heat transfer from penetrating our air conditioned space. The best way to do this is to add attic insulation to your home.
Insulation levels are specified by R-Values. R-Value is a measure of insulation’s ability to resist heat traveling through it. The higher the R-Value the better the thermal performance of the insulation. The table below shows what levels of insulation are cost-effective for different climates and locations in the home.
When calling around for an attic insulation quote make sure to ask a lot of questions. Such as: How long has their company been in business? What kind of products do they use? Do they offer any warranties? Do they know the pros and cons for all their products? Who performs the work and how long have they been in the business? Make sure who ever you end up using, you feel comfortable with the company, products and staff. After all it is your money and you most certainly get what you pay for in this industry. If you have any questions, concerns or would like to setup an in-home ATTIC DIAGNOSTIC feel free to call or email us today at 561-628-4610.