Even in relatively warm El Paso, TX, good home insulation is important. Insulating material keeps your home at a comfortable temperature and keeps the outside elements where they belong. In this article, we discuss five signs that your home doesn’t have enough insulation.
High Energy Bills
A lack of insulation leads to a loss of heat or cool air via your roof and walls. This loss creates high energy bills that may get worse over time as the old insulating material in your home further deteriorates.
Inconsistent temperatures from room to room could signify better insulation in some parts of your home and a lack of it in others. This is a common problem in older homes, but it’s simple to rectify the issue with additional blown-in insulating material.
Drafts and Cold Spots
Feeling cool drafts of air around windows and doors is a sign that your home needs more insulating material. Simple spray insulating material in these areas does a lot to lower your energy bills and keep you more comfortable.
A lack of insulation causes more than just temperature fluctuations. Sometimes, critters like mice and bugs find their way into your home via cracks in doorways and places that insulating material would normally be, like attics. Insulating your home helps keep pests outside where they belong.
No Noise Cancellation
Insulation acts as a sound barrier between your home and the outside world. Constantly hearing cars honking, children shouting and dogs barking might mean that you need more insulating material. The same applies if your neighbors frequently complain about noises coming from your house.
Do you suspect that your home could use more insulation? We’re the ones to call! Contact Scott Heating, Cooling & Plumbing and be sure to ask about our blown insulation services.
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