Conserving Energy Through a Blown-in Attic Insulation

attic insulationAs adults, we all have staggering amounts of bills to pay regularly. We would do everything in our power to be able to save up and thus, being wise with our spending and house bills is our main priority. You know what could help lower your energy bills? Blow-in attic insulations.

There are certain tips that you should follow to make sure that the bills go down in a couple of weeks or months and today, we are going to discuss what those are.

But before that, insulations expert A+ Insulation suggests you make sure to hire a certified and licensed professional to install your blow-in blanket system in Kansas City.

Seal the Air Leaks

Having holes and cracks in your ceiling can cost you hundreds of bucks. In fact, it might have already cost you some in the past. Having open gaps can make your attic insulation work twice as hard as it should be, leaving you with a huge bill every month.

Make sure to ask your contractor to cover any hole or crack and seal it tightly.

Install Vents

The air from your insulation needs to move properly at the eaves to remove any remaining moisture during winter and heat during summer. Without the vents, you won’t be getting what you should be from your vents, and you’d only end up paying more than you should be.

Insulate the Access Doors

Ask your contractor to have the attic access doors sealed tightly. This will keep the blown-in insulation from falling through your attic hatch opening, which can be dangerous when not done properly.

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This is exactly one of the reasons you should consider hiring a certified and licensed professional regarding home renovations, installations, and repairs.

Use a Blown-In Attic Insulation

Blown-in attic insulations are known to be more energy-efficient than regular  fiberglass insulation. Blown-in attic insulations have a “loose-fill” type of insulation, which usually performs 22 percent better than fiberglass. Blower machines are typically heavy though, so make sure to ask help from a professional.

You will see the cost-effective benefits of your new blown-in insulation after a few weeks or months.