Do you need to upgrade the insulation in your home? Over time, insulation can deteriorate, lose its effectiveness, and not provide the level of protection it should. Maybe you’re thinking about tackling the job yourself. Before you go out to the home improvement store in search of insulation, consider six reasons why it’s smarter to leave this job to the professionals.
1. Insulation Professionals Have the Proper Equipment
A professional who installs installation has a supply of tools and equipment designed specifically for the process. As an example, a professional has tools made to cut insulation in a precise way so it fits inside a wall or floor exactly how it should. When insulation is cut haphazardly, it can leave gaps allowing cool or warm air into or out of a home. You can have the best type of insulation available, but if it’s installed improperly, it won’t serve its purpose.
Professionals have the proper tools needed to secure insulation to a surface, so it doesn’t shift or move out of place. Insulation that isn’t firmly secured isn’t going to achieve the purpose of keeping the heat in and the cold out in the wintertime and vice versa in the summer.
2. Professionals Use Quality Products
Hiring professionals to upgrade your insulation means you’re going to get the best kind of insulation for your home. Our expert insulation installers at Hometown Heating, Air & Electric in Milwaukee are familiar with the various types of insulation and which brands are the most reliable. We’ve seen what works and what doesn’t.
Professional installers understand what type of insulation you need for your home. Some types of insulation are loose and can be blown in. Other types are made of rigid foam that must be put in place by hand. Professional installers can advise you on the most suitable type of insulation for your home.
3. Professionals Understand Safety Practices
Another reason to hire a professional to upgrade your insulation is they take the proper safety precautions. Insulation material carries with it dust and other very small debris that can get stirred up as installation takes place. Knowing the proper precautions to take and having the right safety gear should be left to experts who understand exactly how to implement safety protocols.
4. Professionals Have Knowledge of Proper Insulation Disposal
When you upgrade insulation, the old insulation must be taken out and disposed of appropriately. Expert insulation installers know how to completely remove old, worn-out insulation and dispose of it properly. Hiring professionals means you don’t have to deal with figuring out where to put the old insulation before putting in the upgraded insulation.
5. Professionals Stand Behind Their Work
At Hometown Heating, Air & Electric in Milwaukee, we stand behind our work. We want you to be satisfied with the insulation upgrade we perform in your home. We are an award-winning company trusted by the people in our community. If there’s an issue, we take the time and effort to make it right. We want all our customers to be happy and satisfied with the quality of our work.
6. Professionals Know How Much Insulation to Use
Do you know how much insulation should be used in walls, ceilings, and floors? This is a question best left to expert insulation installers. It’s important to put the right amount of insulation into a home so it can do its job. Also, you don’t want to pay for more insulation than necessary. Therefore, it’s best to have a professional calculate the exact amount of insulation needed for your home.
At Hometown Heating, Air & Electric in Milwaukee, we can upgrade the insulation in your home and address your other heating and cooling needs, if any. We provide air conditioner and furnace installations, repairs, and maintenance work. Also, we can assess the quality of your home’s air. If it needs improvement, we can suggest steps you should take to make it a healthier environment for your family. We’re glad to answer any questions you have about your home’s indoor air.
Our company, Hometown Heating, Air & Electric, earned the Best of Home Advisor Award in 2018 and the Angie’s List Super Service Award in 2019. Plus, we’re proud to be an A+ accredited business with the BBB. Contact our courteous staff at Hometown Heating, Air & Electric today and let us upgrade the insulation in your Milwaukee home.