Summer is here and so is the heat. Before the
sun's rays reach maximum power, you want to make sure that your home is
insulated properly. Without the correct insulation system, your air
conditioning system could be working overtime producing cool air, which will
raise your energy bills. With your siding being one of the first lines of
defense in taking on the elements, learn more about how siding plays a role in energy
of Siding Insulation
Decreased Energy Bills
One of the biggest positives of proper siding
insulation is decreased energy bills. If your air conditioning units are
producing cool air in the summer but your siding is not strong enough to
protect your home from the heat outside, your air conditioning units will
continue to keep running. Not only is energy more expensive in the summer, but
the constant running will drive up your bill cost. By having insulated siding,
you can have lower energy bills.
Increased Home Value
Energy efficiency is highly sought after in
today's market. By including insulated siding, you can reduce maintenance costs
and improve your home's value.
The added insulation from insulated siding can
act as a barrier to the sounds happening outside of your home. If you live in a
neighborhood where there is constant yard work noise, you can enjoy a quiet
home thanks to your insulated siding.
Comfortable Temperatures In Your
If your home is being heated by the sun's
rays, it can warm the rest of the air in your home, making your house an
uncomfortable temperature. If you are spending hundreds of dollars on an energy
bill each month, you want to make sure your home is cool and enjoyable during
of Insulated Siding
There are multiple options available on the
market for insulated siding that could work for your home.
Fiberglass Batts: This is a
popular and affordable option, but can be tricky to install so be sure you have
enlisted the help of an experienced company to install it.
Foam Board Insulation: Foam boards
made of polystyrene or polyurethane would go underneath your siding.
Spray Foam Insulation: Spray foam
would also go underneath your siding but can create an airtight seal.
You Need New Siding
There are several telltale signs that your
home is ready for new siding. If any of these apply to your home, take the
opportunity to introduce insulated siding.
Paint and wallpaper peeling
indoors due to increased humidity.
Mold and mildew growth from
Holes and cracks in your siding
which could be allowing moisture in.
Rotting and deteriorating siding
from wear and tear or old age.
Increased energy bills from lack
Your roof ventilation system is also a crucial
piece to your home's energy efficiency and keeping your house at a comfortable
temperature. Learn more about what a homeowner needs to know about roof ventilation.
If you notice any problem areas with your
home's siding along your roof line, there may be a roofing issue. Here at ARAC
Roof It Forward, we offer a free video roof inspection so we can diagnose the
problem. After the inspection, we will show you the damage, review your repair
options, and provide a cost estimate. With almost 20 years of experience, our
Roof It Forward team can swiftly and effectively fix your chimney or roofing
problem. Schedule your free video inspection today.