Do you struggle to control the temperature in your home?

5 February 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog


How warm is your home? Do you find yourself shivering during the colder weather and resorting to turning up the heating or reaching for a sweater to try to stay warm? Maybe, you find that your home is often too hot. If you live in a warmer climate, you may be looking for a way to stop the heat in the air entering your home. The best way to prevent the unwanted transfer of heat into or out of your home is to fit insulation. A residential insulation company will know how to insulate your property so that you can effectively maintain the desired temperature whatever the weather may be like outside.

Where is insulation needed?

There are many areas of your home where unwanted heat transfer occurs, but some of these will be a bigger problem than others. Badly fitting doors or windows that have insufficient glazing can certainly be a problem that needs to be addressed, but they aren't all that you must think about. The residential insulation company will be able to help you to insulate the roof and walls of your home which generally account for a significant amount of heat transfer. You might think that your home doesn't require insulation or that it has already been insulated but you could be surprised. Standards for insulation have changed over the years and even if your property has been insulated in the past, it should now be possible to more effectively stop undesired heat transfer.

Which residential insulation solution would be best?

Any residential insulation company will need to start by visiting your home and seeing what options are available to you. Every home is different, but common solutions that a residential insulation company might suggest to you include loft insulation or cavity wall insulation. Either of these possibilities should be highly effective at preventing heat transfer and helping your home maintain an even temperature.

Why bother with residential insulation?

Perhaps you understand that insulation can prevent heat transfer but don't appreciate the benefits that this can bring? Maybe you are unconcerned about running your HVAC whenever you want to adjust the temperature. It's true that in many modern homes, you can control the temperature without needing to leave the sofa, but is using an HVAC system really the right answer? Using your HVAC to circulate warm or cool air depending on the temperature costs you money every time it comes on. When you fit residential insulation, after the initial investment, you are saving money almost every day.