How to Manage Indoor Temperature Fluctuations ?
Published on April 05, 2022
Transitioning from winter to summer in the city can be a tumultuous time in terms of climate, both indoors and out. In the spring, there are days – or even just some afternoons – where the temperature can skyrocket into hot summer conditions, only for them to drop down into the low, chilly conditions soon after. For those looking to regulate their indoor climate, this can be a challenge, especially when attic insulation in Toronto begins to deteriorate.
A noticeable indicator that you need to upgrade your attic insulation is when your home is cold in the winter despite your heater cranked up or if your house is unbearably hot even with your air conditioning on blast. Having blown-in insulation in Toronto installed in your attic better regulates your home’s temperature and helps reduce your energy bills. EcoComfort highly recommends blown-in insulation in Toronto not only for its energy efficiency, but also for its cost-effectiveness and fire resistance.
Here’s how you can better regulate your indoor temperature through attic insulation.
Starting with an Attic Inspection
Inadequate or deteriorating attic insulation in Toronto can result in you losing around 40% of your summer cooling and winter heating. Not only can you feel these fluctuating temperatures, but you can also observe them in your energy bill.
Getting to the bottom of your home’s fluctuating temperatures begins with a professional attic inspection with EcoComfort, which can effectively determine why your energy bills are so high. Our analysis of your attic looks for damaging signs to your insulation, which can come in the form of air leaks, moisture, mold growth, condensation and more.
If we deem that your old deteriorating or damaged attic insulation is the root of your home’s temperature problem, we can help with removal and installation.
Removing Old Insulation
It’s normal for attic insulation to lose its qualities and efficiency over time. But removing old insulation should be handled by professionals at EcoComfort, as the process can be dangerous. Old and deteriorated insulation can be contaminated with mold, asbestos or other harmful residues. Our experts not only have the right tools to carry out the process, but we have the knowledge and expertise as well.
Upgrading Your Attic Insulation
There are several benefits in upgrading to blown-in insulation in Toronto. Blown-in cellulose insulation contains no asbestos or any other toxic materials. It’s also resistant to mold and fire. More importantly, not only is it easy to install, but it’s covered under various provincial rebates, making it a cost-effective option. To top it off, it’s also made up of up to 85% recycled materials.
In terms of its actual performance, blown-in cellulose insulation can last you up to 80 years and efficiently help balance your home’s heating and cooling system. This type of insulation will cover your entire attic, from cavities to small spaces. It’s guaranteed to fill all cracks and crevices that can cause air leakage in your attic, improving your home’s energy efficiency.
Contact an expert at EcoComfort now for all questions about removing and upgrading your attic insulation,