Building a new home can be a daunting process since there are so many decisions to make, from the largest details like layout and square footage down to the smallest issues of light fixtures and faucets. Unless you’re a contractor yourself, insulation may be one of those details that has left your scratching your head. It also happens to be one of the more important details in regard to a house’s structure, though, and it’s not something you’ll want to skimp on during the building process.
If you already own a home, you may be wondering if your current insulation is up to snuff. Have no fear; if you feel it may need replacing, our insulation removal and installation experts at AB Insulation can help. There are many different types of home insulation, and each has its benefits.
In South Florida, the most popular insulation is blown-in fiberglass because it’s effective, durable and cheap. Fiberglass blanket insulation is a bit more expensive than the loose-fill kind but lasts twice as long, and either type will help you save money on heating and cooling costs in the future.
If the exterior walls of your home are properly insulated, it will increase the comfort levels inside for your whole family. If you want to save money on heating and cooling costs, you can update the existing insulation in your home, and, if you’re building a new house, there are many different types of energy-efficient wall insulation to consider.
Spray Foam Insulation (SPF)
SPF can actually be used as attic, wall or floor insulation and will end up saving your family the most money in the long run. Aside from reducing overall energy costs, it can help prevent air and moisture infiltration, will not disintegrate, protects your family from
mold, pollutants and allergens and allows for HVAC equipment to be downsized, which will reduce construction costs.
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