Many homeowners don’t realize how important it is to make sure their home’s attic is properly insulated. Your roof will protect your home from precipitation and wind, but in high heat and extreme cold conditions, your roof needs some assistance from some insulation. Insulating your attic has many, many benefits. Here are just a couple of them.
Insulating your attic will help your home be more comfortable. An un-insulated attic is far more vulnerable to temperature fluctuations. If you live on the east coast, you know that we can experience as many as three to four seasons over the course of a week. If your attic is well insulated, you won’t have to experience all of that inside of your home.
Lower Energy Costs
You would probably be shocked to learn how much heat and cold air comes into your home through the roof and attic. In the winter, your furnace will have to work even harder to combat the frigid air seeping in. In the summer heat, your home’s air conditioning will have to be turned colder to combat the increased heat. If you insulate your attic, you won’t have to adjust your HVAC system to combat extreme heat or cold. This can save you loads on energy costs!
Lower Risk of Frozen Pipes
In the winter, there is a huge risk for any above ground pipes to freeze. As long as the underground pipes are buried below the freeze line, they should be alright. The ones above ground, however, need insulation to keep them from freezing. A frozen pipe can burst, and cause all kinds of water damage to your home. It is important to do your best to make sure your pipes won’t freeze.
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