Insulation: The Key to a Comfortable and Energy-Efficient Home
Insulation is a crucial aspect of home improvement and energy-saving solutions. It helps to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer, while also reducing your heating and cooling costs. With over 15 years of experience in the insulation industry, we at Cavitech have seen the impact that proper insulation can have on the comfort and efficiency of a home.
How can I tell if my home needs more insulation?
If you’re not sure if your home needs more insulation, there are a few signs to look for:
High energy bills: If your energy bills are higher than they should be, it may be a sign that your home is not well-insulated.
Cold rooms: If some rooms in your home are colder than others, it may be due to a lack of insulation.
Drafts: If you can feel a draft coming in around your windows or doors, it’s a sign that your home is not well-sealed and may need more insulation.
Why is insulation important?
Insulation’s job is to slow down the process of heat transfer from outside into the house. If it works properly it will keep the heat in the winter and will protect you from the high temperatures outside.
Insulation also helps to reduce the amount of gas or electricity needed to heat your home and lower your energy bills.
What types of insulation are available?
There are different types of insulation to choose from, including fiberglass, cellulose, spray foam, and blown-in insulation.
Fiberglass insulation is a great choice for homeowners as it’s inexpensive and straightforward to install. This type of insulation is created by melting glass down into fine fibers, which are then spun into rolls or blankets. The result? Both money savings and effortless installation!
If you’re looking for a sustainable and safe insulation option, look no further than cellulose insulation. This product is made from recycled newspaper and offers unbeatable fire-resistant properties in addition to blocking out sound effectively. So if eco-friendliness, safety, and noise protection are important to you – this may be the perfect solution!
In recent years, spray foam insulation has become the go-to form of energy efficiency for many homeowners. Made from a blend of polyurethane and other chemicals, it is applied directly to your home’s surface in order to seal air leaks and reduce monthly utility costs. Not only does this type of insulation provide superior protection against thermal loss but its application requires minimal effort on behalf of the homeowner – making it an optimal choice!
Blown-in insulation is made from a variety of materials, including fiberglass, cellulose, and mineral wool. It is blown into your walls or attic using specialized equipment, making it a great option for those who want to add insulation to existing homes. It’s a quick and easy solution!
Whether you’re building a new home or looking to upgrade your existing one, insulation is a great investment that will pay off for years to come. Contact us at 01903 331 578 for more information on our insulation services and how we can help you improve your property.