Does it seem like no matter what you do, you’re unable to keep your home at a comfortable temperature in the winter?
If so, you’re not alone. We’ve worked with plenty of customers who were uncomfortable in their homes before they decided to install new insulation.
In this blog post, we will explain why insulation is so important for keeping your home comfortable this winter. For information on building supply company near you., we recommend getting in touch with a
Any home contractor will tell you that insulation is important for keeping Michigan homes comfortable in the winter. Below are the reasons why.
If your home is losing heat through the attic or crawlspace, your furnace or other heating system will have to work harder to compensate. Since heating systems that are forced to run for long periods of time use more energy, your energy bills will also be higher. Proper insulation installation will reduce how much you spend on energy bills.
If your home is losing a lot of heat through the attic or crawlspace, your heating system will have to work harder and run longer to keep your home at the temperature you set via the thermostat. Installing, or other insulation types, will prevent your home’s heating system from needing to be prematurely replaced.
You shouldn’t have to pile on several layers of clothing to stay warm in your own house. An installation that hasn’t been installed properly can cause your home to be unevenly heated so some rooms are colder than others. To keep you and your family comfortable this winter, be sure to ask an insulation supply company what options you can use for attics and crawlspaces.
It’s important to understand that insulation can be added throughout your home. For example, home insulation can be installed underneath exterior siding. However, the most important (and accessible) places for homeowners to add insulation are attics and crawlspaces.
It’s a well-known fact that heat rises. Unfortunately, this means that the heated air inside your home will rise into the attic and escape outside if there’s not sufficient insulation to stop it. Thankfully, a building materials supplier can recommend what brands and are best for attics. Installing attic insulation before the snow flies will help keep your home comfortable throughout the winter.
When heat rises, it’s enough to create an updraft that pulls cold air from the crawl space into your house. Without proper, cold air will continue to enter your home and make it difficult to heat rooms without increasing your energy bills. We recommend you to prevent heat loss in the winter.
Eikenhout is a Michigan building supply company that offers everything from new windows to attic insulation. For more information about the types of insulation brands we offer, be sure to call any of our eight Michigan locations. We are proud to serve clients in , , , Holland, Traverse City, , , and .