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Consulting with insulation experts who have experience with older homes can provide valuable insights and guidance specific to your situation.
The number one issue causing moisture issues in attics is improperly vented bath fans where the vents terminate in that attic flooding the attic with humidity.
The easy offering is $1200 Federal Tax Credit equal to 1/3 of the cost of the materials as long at the installed insulation meets current energy code standards.
Foam insulation increases the temperature of the shingles by roughly 3 degrees, hardly enough to modify the lifetime of the shingle.
Condensation issues occur when you have high humidity and cold surfaces. It is common during renovations that mold is discovered behind the drywall.
Attics that are unfinished represent the biggest area for improvement in a finished home.
The best time to discuss insulation with your builder is at the planning phase. If you take advantage of foam, you may be able to downsize your HVAC requirements and save on your energy bills.
A 35% or more energy reduction earns a $4,000 rebate. 15% or more reduction earns a $2,000 rebate. Contact us for details.
New attic fans pulling moist and conditioned air into the attic where it condenses on nails in the attic and rains down on the attic floor.
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