Upgrading my insulation - where should I start? Click the image to see where you will get the highest values so you can prioritize your renovations.

Upgrading my insulation – where should I start? Click the image to see where you will get the highest values so you can prioritize your renovations.

Becoming a homeowner is one of the most challenging and rewarding investments you will ever make. Whether it’s a new build or an older home, it’s extremely important to protect this investment and use the best quality materials available.

Insulation is one of those products that you shouldn’t skimp on. By having a home that is properly insulated you will do you part to conserve energy and will notice considerable savings in energy bills. If it is installed correctly, it will pay for itself within a few years.

You will also get more enjoyment from your home by increasing the comfort in your living spaces.

How do you know when it’s time to insulate your home?

Knowing exactly when to insulate a home is a common question. You as a homeowner should look for these telltale signs:

In the Summer:

  • It gets very hot inside and stays hot
  • Your air conditioner is constantly running and seems ineffective
  • Mold is growing in the basement

In the Winter:

  • Exterior walls are cold to touch
  • The home feels drafty or cold
  • You heating bills are extremely high
  • Noticeable temperature differences in each room
  • Mold is growing on the walls

If your home experiences any of these deficiencies, it may be time to bring in an expert for a consultation.

Why Insulate?

Insulating your home is one of the most important home improvements you will make because it will pay for itself almost immediately. A home with inadequate insulation may notice other problems such as mold build up, moisture issues and premature damage to the exterior walls or roof. Read More…

Common Problems

There are a number of common problems you will notice with a poorly insulated home such as excessive energy loss, mold and moisture issues and excess outside noise. Some of the less noticeable problems may be compromised air quality and premature damage to the exterior walls or roof.

Insulation Inspection

If you suspect your home insulation has reached the end of it’s lifecycle, then you can contact Eco Insulation for a no cost full Home Insulation Inspection. Every home is unique and we will assess your individual needs. Read More…

Insulation Removal

Removing insulation can be a hassle, especially if it is old or has been contaminated with moisture, mold or animal waste. The experts at Eco Insulation can easily remove and dispose of your old insulation fix any deficiencies. Read More…

Why Use Spray Foam?

Spray foam insulation is improves air quality, is draft resistant, lowers energy bills, keeps pests and moisture out and it’s environmentally friendly! Spray foam may be the ideal solution for your home! Read More…

Spray Foam vs. Batts

What kind of insulation do you need for your home? What is the difference between spray foam insulation and batt insulation? Learn more about a recent study that compares the two. Read More…