Attic Problems That Can Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Posted on on May 11th, 2015

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Looking to save on your home cooling costs this summer?  Improve your home’s energy-efficiency by fixing these common attic problems!

Simple Attic Fixes:

  • Seal Any Gaps – Air leaks can let in warm, humid air during the summer.  This means moisture problems, insulation damage and high air conditioning bills.  Sealing air gaps is an important part of keeping your home at a comfortable temperature and preventing energy loss.
  • Add Insulation – Many homes lack attic insulation!  However, un-insulated walls and ceilings make it harder for your air conditioning system to keep your home cool in the summer.  This means that you system will be running longer and using more energy.  Attic insulation helps prevent these issues by keeping cool, conditioned air indoors and preventing heat gain.
  • Improve Ventilation – Proper attic ventilation will help promote a healthy living space by limiting moisture buildup – especially on humid summer days.  Homeowners should address any attic ventilation issues in order to improve their home energy efficiency.  This can include adding duct work or installing new roofing materials.

Read more about how how you can improve your home’s energy efficiency on Angies List.

Avoid the hassle of DIY and let us install your attic insulation for you!  The team at Good Life Energy Savers is here to make sure that you reap the benefits of attic insulation without the hard work.  Call 203-297-6337 to contact our office or visit our website to learn more about how insulation can benefit you, your home, and your family.

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