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When it comes to HVAC efficiency and comfort, the quality of your home’s insulation can make all the difference. If your energy bill is increasing, you have drafty rooms or your heating and cooling system is constantly running, it’s likely that you need to re-insulate (retrofit) your Albany home. Builders Installed Products Albany can show you how reinsulation can reduce your energy bill and keep your home more comfortable.
Request a quote for your home reinsulation project today by calling 518-650-1100!
House management can feel like a full-time job at times. Insulation repairs often fall to the bottom of the to-do list until they can’t be ignored. Some of the classic indicators that your home insulation is failing include:
If you see these signs that indicate you need to re-insulate your home, one of our Builders Installed Products Albany team members can help you determine the amount of insulation your home needs.
Call us today at 518-650-1100 to schedule your inspection and consultation.
Where you live, what type of heating and cooling system you use, and which area of your home needs to be insulated are key factors determining your insulation project’s range and scope. R-value, or the thermal resistance of an insulating material, is another factor. Each type of insulation has a different R-value, and a higher R-value equates to better insulation efficiency.
R-value is determined by the insulation’s material, thickness and density. Depending on the U.S. region you reside in, there are different recommended insulation levels. Weather in Upstate New York demands a particular type of insulation strategy. Here in the Albany County area, we are in zone 5.
Call 518-650-1100 and speak to a member of our Builders Installed Products Albany team to determine what R-value you currently have and where it needs to be.
How much insulation already exists in your home, what kind of insulation it is, and where it is located determines if you need to add insulation. The R-value and thickness of the existing insulation are also factors.
Old insulation typically doesn’t need to be removed unless it is wet, moldy, smelly or contains animal waste. Contractors can often add new insulation on top of existing insulation. Your Builders Installed Products Albany technician can tell you if your current insulation is still usable and what types of insulation can go on top of it.
There are many insulation types, but the most common insulation materials are fiberglass, cellulose and foam. These insulation types come in various forms: loose-fill, batts, rolls, foam board, spray foam and radiant barrier.
Here are the common types of insulation found in most homes:
One of our team members can inspect the quality and type of insulation you have in your home. Call us at 518-650-1100 to schedule a service call today!
Taking the time to insulate your home correctly can help yield lasting benefits, including:
Builders Installed Products Albany can improve your home’s energy efficiency and comfort while helping put some of those energy savings back in your pocket.
Start enjoying the benefits of a well-insulated home by contacting Builders Installed Products Albany today at 518-650-1100.
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