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Beating the Winter Double Whammy

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Even when the calendar says it is Fall, winter temperatures can move in and have us already running our home heating systems 24/7.

For some of us, it’s hard to keep our homes warm and consistently comfortable across all living spaces without jacking up the thermostat. And by raising our thermostats even a couple degrees, we’re increasing our energy bills.

Home heating prices this winter may be better than last year’s record highs, but they are still up there. As a result, we’re once again dealing with the winter double whammy. The cold as well as the cost of keeping our homes warm and comfortable is bringing us down.

The only solution to beating the colder temps and higher heating costs is to insulate your home. With our technique of dense-packing 16 inches of cellulose insulation behind an Intello membrane in your attic and/or walls, you can completely seal the envelope of your home, preventing drafts from entering and retaining the heat inside. Your home stays consistently warmer longer, which allows your home’s HVAC system to work less and expend less energy.

The energy cost savings can average 50% or more per month, helping you realize a return on your insulation investment in 5-6 years.

According to a National Association of Realtors (NAR) survey, you’ll get a 100% return on your insulation investment when you put your home on the market.

There are other benefits of installing all-natural cellulose insulation:

  • Extending the life of your HVAC system
  • Preventing ice dams
  • Stopping mold formation
  • Using no toxic chemicals
  • Helping the planet
A room with insulation and duct work, ensuring efficient temperature control and air circulation.

See how we can insulate your home with a “hot roof” installation, making it more comfortable and helping you save on your energy costs.

See how you can optimize the insulating properties of new construction by installing thicker walls of insulation.

Cool Fact:

The Intello membrane we use to hold the cellulose insulation in place is “vapor-intelligent,” meaning it opens and closes as needed to release any moisture rather than trapping it. It ensures no moisture issues emerge, such as mold or roof rot.

Hot Tip:

If you’re thinking about re-roofing or re-siding your home, plan ahead and think about insulating first to avoid extra costs involved with insulating after a new roof or siding have been installed.