There are a number of different ways for Atlanta area homeowners to boost year-round home performance, but one that often gets overlooked is insulation. This is a rather interesting, albeit common omission, especially given the fact that insulation is actually one of the most important elements of the home for enhancing energy efficiency and indoor comfort. Many people believe that insulation is only necessary for cold climates like the Northeast, where winter can be hectic and brutal, but that’s not true, it matters in the hot Atlanta summer, too.
Looking to boost your home’s insulation? Spray foam is an excellent option, but it’s often surrounded by myths. Here are a few common points of confusion to look out for.
Myth: Spray Foam Insulation is Too Costly
It makes perfect sense for homeowners to be concerned about expenses. When it comes to insulation, however, it’s important to look at the product as an investment for future savings.
Spray foam insulation may not be the cheapest option on the market, but it’s 50% more effective than budget insulation and will help to keep your monthly energy costs low, year after year. It’s also more durable and long-lasting than alternative options, hence making it one of the most cost-effective forms of insulation available.
Myth: It Creates Too Tight a Home
One of the basic tenets of home performance is that the tighter the home happens to be, the more energy efficient it is. That being said, a tight home means very little airflow, if any at all, which can create indoor air quality problems if not properly dealt with.
It’s important to realize that a tight home is actually a good thing and that it will help to save you a great deal of money on your monthly energy bill. So as long as proper ventilation techniques are employed, concerns over indoor air quality shouldn’t be a problem.
The Benefits of AirTight360
At Arbor Insulation Solutions, we believe that AirTight360 is one of the finest insulation products on the market and are always happy to discuss the benefits. It offers the performance of spray foam without the hassle, as there’s no need to leave your home for 24 hours to avoid off-gassing, and we can install it in your home in less than one day. It’s usually half the price of spray foaming the entire attic, so you can expect enhanced indoor comfort and cost savings, all at once.
Let us show you what AirTight360 insulation can do for your home. Contact us today to learn more or to schedule an appointment.