Attic Insulation McKinney and Attic Insulation McKinney, TX
Amazingly, almost 9 out of 10 McKinney homes do not have enough insulation? How could this be? Insulation levels are only required by local building codes to a certain level. Anything above is deemed an additional cost for home builders. Regrettably, the availability of this information to most homeowners is almost nonexistent, leaving them unaware. Unaware of that additional attic insulation will significantly impact personal comfort and longevity of their beautiful McKinney home and save a significant amount of money in cooling costs! When Efficient Home Solutions technicians assess the home, we often find that the source of air leaks are the ceiling, walls, and floors. The most basic energy saving and cost-effective things is supplementary attic insulation, with added comfort. Whether you are looking to improve your existing attic insulation or constructing a new home, Efficient Home Solutions can manage your attic insulation needs. Call today for your free in-home energy consultation! (972)235-2600
Further research has discovered 85% of homes, in the United States, are lacking energy-efficiency due to insufficient insulation levels. The Department of Energy decidedly recommends an R30 to R60 value of fiberglass insulation for residences in McKinney and the surrounding area. Inadequate insulation allows hot or cold air to transfer through the roof and then into your living area, irrespective of the season. Thanks to the laws of thermodynamics, hot air rises and cool air descends, thus the continuous motion results in inadequately insulated McKinney home or living area to becoming uncomfortable, either too cold or too warm. Fiberglass insulation traps the air in the attic letting your living area to remain at a consistent, comfortable temperature year-round. The addition of fiberglass blown insulation is the straightforward and most economical, money saving method for the reduction of energy bills. Other remarkable benefits, of fiberglass insulation, are augmented comfort for of living areas, extended life of your air conditioning system, noise control, condensation control, and energy conservation.
Essentially, insulation is the quickest return on investment of all energy upgrades, and is positively the first place to start when you want to increase the efficiency and comfort of your home, in McKinney.
We vacuum out old dusty, pest infested, chemically treated insulation from McKinney attics and replace it with new, clean and chemical free blown in Fiberglass Insulation or Spray Foam Insulation.
When correctly installed in your McKinney home or office, each type of insulation will deliver increased comfort, lower energy bills, improved air quality, reduce noise infiltration and reduce the need for dusting year round. As a part of a proper premium installation we foam seal accessible utility, phone, data, cable and plumbing holes to reduce the movement of Hot and/or Cold air depending on the season from the attic or crawl space into your living areas and walls.
An Attic Access Tent is the ultimate attic access cover. It insulates and seals! No tex home or attic should be without one.
The attic tent creates an air-tight barrier, and fits standard folding attic stair sizes. Zippers allow for safe and easy access. Attic tents seal out insulation, Carbon Monoxide, allergens and dust particles which improves indoor air quality as well.
Recessed canned light covers are specifically designed to keep insulation away from standard recessed lights. The durable and lightweight canned light covers will significantly reduce thermal loss through the light and condensation on roof timbers.
Whatever your needs, we can make your home more energy efficient. Financing is available if you need it.
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MCKINNEY HOME INSULATION TIPS The simple act of insulating your McKinney home is the number one change that saves energy and money. Insulation substantially reduces the transfer of air through the walls, attic, roof and air ducts. Therefore, reducing the escape of warm air during the winter and cold air during the summer and decreasing the amount of energy needed for heating and cooling. Is this not good financial sense for McKinney homeowners? We have a few tips to think about before starting any insulation project: Locate problem areas – To ascertain the areas of your home that require supplementary insulation, we need to find where heat is being lost. Efficient Home Solutions can find these locations through a professional energy audit. A simple homeowner test can be conducted by using the hand test. Dampen your hand with water and run it close to your home’s walls, doors, windows and outlets. If your hand gets colder, air is likely leaking through that spot. Addition of weather-stripping – Windows and doors are principally responsible for home heat loss. For an easy and swift repair, we recommend sealing cracks around windows and doors using weather strips. Available at your local hardware store, weather strips can be cut to size, and installed quickly. The right R-Value – Before purchasing insulation for your McKinney home, it is vital to get the correct R-Value. Precisely which R-value is best for your home is dependent upon the section of the country you live in and which section of the house you are insulating. For McKinney homes, the recommended R value is between R30 and R60, according to the Department of Energy. Efficient Home Solutions is the leading installer of insulation McKinney residents. Our Energy Efficient Insulation installers and Home Auditors are exceptionally trained and certified building analysts as well as building envelope professionals. They are State Certified to diagnose critical performance changes in a home impacting comfort, health, safety, durability and energy efficiency. Our other technical certifications include NATE and EPA. Make the choice to make your home efficient again by contacting the McKinney insulation experts at Efficient Home Solutions (972)235-2600, online, or via the form to the right.