Of the many upgrades or updates that you should give your house as soon as possible, one of the most important is insulation. While its primary function is to help keep optimal indoor climate at all times, it has several other benefits that you should not overlook.
Here are three other ways that high quality and correctly installed insulating materials such as the Blow-in-Blanket System or BIBS insulation can benefit your Kansas City home.
Reduced need for operating space heating/cooling equipment
This is arguably one of the greatest benefits of having a well-insulated home. Since these materials act as a barrier for preventing heat losses, you can minimize the length of time you need to have the furnace/boiler powered on during the winter. You can enjoy the optimal heated temperature for a much longer period even when you turn the equipment off. The same goes true for heat gains in the summer.
Because of this reduced operating time of the heater and air conditioner, you will then enjoy lower energy bills.
Material build that strengthens structure of other materials
Home insulation, given that the contractor you hire uses only top quality materials and correctly applies it, won’t just save you money on energy costs; it’ll also make your home stronger overall. This is thanks to the tenacity, durability, and general build of insulating materials, which when applied on ceilings, walls, and floors, reinforce said structural components of your house.
Keeping sound in and out
When you apply high-quality insulating materials to ceilings, walls, floors, and other parts of your home that can allow sounds to pass through, you’re basically blanketing it with a layer of soundproofing. This is especially helpful for your house situated near busy roads, ongoing construction, train stations, commercial complexes, and other areas that are usually noisy.
Of course, it also keeps the sounds inside your home, which then helps boost the overall privacy of your property.