Air On Demand Blog: Posts Tagged ‘attic insulation’

How Insulation Helps You Keep Cool

Monday, May 25th, 2020

insulation-in-attic-loftWhen the temperature gets to be unbearable most of us are going to be holed up at home trying to stay comfortable and dry. As long as your air conditioner is working well, your home should be able to provide a comfortable environment during those swelteringly hot days, right? Not necessarily. Yes, your air conditioner is going to be a main component to your comfort but there are other factors, like your Miami attic insulation, that will affect your home environment too.

We know that may sound strange but it is true. Your attic insulation plays a big role in keeping your home comfortable all year long actually. How? By reducing heat exchange in and out of the house. Insulation helps with your air quality too! It helps with a lot of things to be honest. Let’s take a quick look at why your insulation is so important to your comfort this summer and beyond.

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Signs You Need Attic Insulation Service

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

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Insulation may seem like something that is installed once and then never touched again, but in actuality, it is a part of your home that does require upkeep. Much like the paint on your walls or the wood that makes up your porch, your attic insulation requires repairs and replacements in the form of attic insulation service.

By now you are likely questioning why the fluffy stuff that is hidden in your attic and walls is so important and how it might end up requiring service. Because we are the experts on every part of your home comfort and performance, we can give you the answers to these questions along with the service that your attic insulation may need now or in the near future.

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Invest in Your Insulation to Save Money Year-Round

Monday, December 9th, 2019

piggy-bank-dollarIt is officially the holiday season and this is not the time of year that you are going to be okay with wasting any of your hard-earned money. That is why you take such good care of your home comfort system after all; you want to make sure that your HVAC system is running as efficiently as possible so not one dime goes to waste. A large part of this is making sure that the air that you pump into your home is of good quality.

Keeping the doors and windows shut, cleaning or changing your filters regularly, and even investing in a good air purifier are all things that one can do to make sure they enjoy good indoor air quality.

But did you know that your attic insulation has the ability to affect your IAQ? If you didn’t know this fact before, you may want to take a trip upstairs to make sure your insulation isn’t compromising the air within your home!

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Help! My AC Still Won’t Cool My Home!

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

man-fan-chair-hatThere is nothing quite worse than an ineffective air conditioner, especially during a hot summer day! But, what do you do if your air conditioner is in mint condition and your still not getting the relief you’re looking for?

What if we told you that the reason your home isn’t getting cool enough has nothing to do with the air conditioner itself? What do we mean by that, you ask? Well, sometimes, the reason your home isn’t keeping cool is due to outside factors, like the amount of insulation you’ve got in your home or even faulty ductwork.

Below, we’ve described some of the ways HVAC techs like us can give you the cooling relief you need to enjoy a more comfortable summer. Keep reading to find out more!

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How Often Should I Replace My Home’s Insulation?

Monday, April 29th, 2019

loft-insulationJust having walls and a roof is not enough to separate the indoor air from the harsh, outdoor air. That’s where insulation comes in.

Insulation is essential for keeping warm air where it needs to be. In summer, that means keeping the warm air outside of your home. In winter, it means keeping the warm air inside the home.

Not only will insulation help you feel more comfortable, but it will also help keep your home cool or warm—meaning less money spent on running the HVAC system.

However, insulation isn’t perfect. It can deteriorate over time and might need to be reapplied every few years. Since insulation stays out of sight and out of mind, many homeowners don’t realize that it might be the reason for their rising heating or cooling bill.

In this post, we’ll go over how often insulation should be replaced and why you should get help finding the right type and amount of insulation.

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It’s Time for Spring HVAC Cleaning

Monday, March 18th, 2019

spring-cleaningThe time for spring cleaning is just around the corner! While your spring cleaning checklist may contain everything from waxing the floors to dusting the shelves, there’s one part of your home that you just can’t touch without the right equipment:

The air.

Dusters and cleaning products can only do so much. When it comes to spring cleaning your indoor air, you need the right combination of tools and services. We’ve listed a few things you can do to improve your air quality, for both cleanliness and efficiency.

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