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Why Proper Insulation is Important

By April 9, 2017September 28th, 2022No Comments

Insulation is an essential part of any home. The reason why your home stays warm in the winter and cool in the summer is all because of your insulation. Many times, people think their heater or air conditioning unit isn’t working properly when it is just the insulation that needs to be repaired and properly maintained. Here are a few reasons why you need to keep up with insulation maintenance.

Save Money

If you’re like everyone else, then you dread paying the monthly bills. Poor insulation can cause a huge headache when it comes to the electricity bill. Did you know that if you have poor insulation, then you can be adding up to 40% on your electricity bill? Avoid the high bills and fix your insulation before it breaks your wallet.

Save Energy

Simply put, having proper insulation saves energy. If a home doesn’t have proper insulation or it is worn out, then the house will leak air. This means that your air conditioner or heating unit must work overtime to make up for the lost air. Not only will it raise the cost of your electric bill as mentioned previously, but it will also use more energy, which causes harm to the environment.

Temperature

Insulation is the foundation of the temperature in your home. If you have poor insulation, then you may find yourself colder or hotter than usual. When this happens, you may be tempted to turn the thermostat up or down to be comfortable in your home. If you notice yourself having to do this often, then it is probably time to check your insulation.

Final Thoughts

A common problem among homeowners is not getting proper insulation. Poor insulation can cause all types of problems in the home including high electricity bills, energy wasting, and comfort in your home. If you think you have an insulation problem in your home, be sure to get it checked out before it breaks your wallet. You can learn just about everything there is about insulation here: http://yourenergysavings.gov.au/energy/heating-cooling/insulation

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