Seal Your Home Before Winter Arrives

October 27, 2016
Ross and Witmer

It might not yet feel like it outside, but the chilling temperatures of winter are not far off. As the mornings and evenings get cooler for fall, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your Charlotte, North Carolina, home for the cold. That includes sealing leaks, fixing drafts, and checking your insulation.

Spray Foam, Cellulose, and Glass-Free Insulation

Properly insulating your home is one of the most important ways to keep your home warm in the winter while also being energy-efficient and saving money on your monthly bills. Ross & Witmer offer a lot of services to our clients, including insulation inspections and insulation installation. Unless your home was built recently and focused on energy efficiency, it’s likely that you could use more insulation.

There are many options for insulating your home. We can offer you spray foam, cellulose, and glass-free insulation installation. Spray foam can be used throughout your home to give a protective layer that will keep conditioned air inside. Cellulose insulation is made from recycled newsprint or other papers and then treated with a fire retardant. Meanwhile, glass-free insulation is made from recycled plastic materials and offers an eco-friendly way to insulate your home.

Why Insulate?

Insulation is important to your home because it keeps you more comfortable inside, keeps your monthly bills low, and makes your HVAC system energy efficient. Insulation can also help to maintain a healthy indoor air quality for you and your family. Insulation serves as a barrier in keeping pollen and spores out of your home, letting you breathe more easily. Insulation can also improve indoor air quality by maintaining the level of humidity in your home and keeping mold at bay.

Your home’s level of insulation not only affects the cost of your monthly bill but also your comfort and health. Whether you know you need new insulation or just want to make sure that your home is properly sealed for the winter, give Ross & Witmer a call at 704-392-6188 to schedule an appointment.

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