5 Common Myths About Home Insulation In Ventura County
When it comes to installing insulation in your home, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions out there. Which is why we are going to set the record straight today.
In this article, you’ll find everything you need to know about insulation so you can make an informed decision. We have compiled a list of the most common myths about residential insulation and why they are not true.
Myth #1: Insulation material is not environment-friendly
We understand the importance of protecting our environment and community from harmful elements. That’s why we use top quality insulation materials, which are generally made using recycled ingredients.
Our licensed and experienced insulation installers carefully secure the materials used in your home, so no waste material remains onsite. Research has proven that a well-insulated home is super eco-friendly, since it reduces the electricity required to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
Myth #2: Insulation can pose a fire hazard
At California Insulation, our number one priority is always the safety and comfort of our customers. We use only the best quality materials in our work, and all of the insulation materials we install are fire resistant.
In fact, one of our favorite materials to use – cellulose fiber – is certified fire retardant with a UL Class 1 Rating! It means it actually increases the fire resistance of the walls in your house by 22% to 55%. We always make sure that insulation in your home meets the highest safety standards in the industry.
Myth #3: Insulation can grow mold
It’s true that as time passes, with exposure to damp conditions, older insulation installations can lead to the growth of mildew or mold. However, since we are already aware of this problem, we take proper steps to prevent it.
We use advanced insulation materials which are saturated with EPA registered chemical fungicides which prevents mildew and mold. We also take great care in installing vapor barriers along with our insulating materials to prevent the moist air and water from seeping in.
Myth #4: Insulation is only good for lowering energy bills, and not much else
If you are considering the benefits of installing home insulation, you’re probably thinking about lowering your energy bills, staying cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.
But there are variety of other benefits to a well-insulated home. Home insulation comes with effective soundproofing that will make a major difference in the quiet and comfort of your home.
Whether the noise is inside the home when you are enjoying the cinematic experience of your state-of-the-art sound system or outside your home when a neighbor is mowing the lawn, you’ll notice the difference of insulated soundproofing right away.
Another great benefit of insulation is that it significantly increases the resale value of your property. Most homebuyers in Los Angeles County have been known to prefer well-insulated houses.
Myth #5: Insulation settles over time and becomes ineffective
Again, it’s true to a degree that improper or old insulation installations will settle over time, decreasing the efficiency of your home’s thermal barrier.
But since we know the issue, we use a cutting-edge cellulose insulation system which sticks to the frame of your home, preventing settling. It makes sure your home’s insulation stays reliable and effective for years to come.
Our expert insulation installers have years of experience under their belt, and we use the best materials and workmanship in the industry. Insulation installed in your home by California Insulation pros will stand the test of time.
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Have more questions about insulation installation or assessment? Contact us today to arrange an on-site assessment of your home insulation by calling us at (855) 871-3725 or filling out this contact form online.