Why Insulation is Important in Your Home This Summer
When the temperatures are down, the need for home insulation is quite apparent. However, you might not realize that your insulation continues to work throughout the summer, regulating your temperature and keeping the cool air produced by your fans and air conditioners inside your home. There are several reasons why your insulation is important to your home throughout the year.
Containing Interior & Exterior Noise
During the warmer months, there is bound to be more activity around your neighborhood, between pickup sports and cookouts and socializing in the yard. With an uptick in activity comes an increase in outdoor noise, which you might not always want to hear at all times of day or night. Keeping your home properly insulated in the summer allows you to keep exterior noise out, leaving a comfortable volume inside. Insulation will also contain the noise inside your home if you are playing music or games louder than usual.
Increase Longevity of Household Appliances
Factors such as heat and moisture exposure will have an effect on how long your household appliances will be able to function. Extreme circumstances can force them into overdrive and cause engines and mechanisms to burn out quicker than each item’s expected lifespan. Insulation will regulate the temperature of the building, keeping the area around your appliances reasonable in order to keep everything fully functional.
Keeping Your Home Comfortable & Energy Costs Down
Much like insulation keeps warmer air inside throughout the winter, it will not allow cool air from your cooling units to escape through cracks in your roof or windows. Since air will be contained, your heating and cooling units will not need to be worked as hard to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. Since you won’t need to run your appliances as much, you’ll be able to keep cooling costs down throughout the summer.
Spray Foam, Cellulose & Fiberglass Insulation Installation in Weymouth, Quincy & Rockland, MA
If you are trying to keep your home comfortable this summer, contact Advanced Green Insulation to inspect and replace your older insulation today! We can be reached by calling 781-871-6700 or by filling out our online contact form.