Indoor Air QualityIs My Insulation Sufficient? 3 Signs of Trouble

When it comes to owning a home, nothing is quite so needlessly detrimental as adopting an out of sight, out of mind attitude. You really need to think of your home as a system, and many of the components in that system simply are not readily visible. This does not mean that they are not instrumental in ensuring the success of the system that is your house, though. Your insulation in Everett, WA, for instance, is largely hidden from view. It may be exposed in places, but we guarantee that there is a lot more of it that you cannot see than you can. This insulation is hard at work all year long, and problems with it can cause serious headaches.

Are Your Heating and Cooling Costs Inexplicably High?

It would be great if we could both heat and cool our homes totally free of charge, but this is simply not the case. However, you also shouldn’t be draining your budget just to pay your utility bills each month. If it seems like your heating and cooling costs are out of hand, subpar insulation could be to blame. Insulation stops the unwanted transfer of heat both into and out of homes, so it could be at the root of such issues regardless of the time of year.

Does Your Home Heat Up or Cool Down Unevenly?

It can be quite frustrating to run your heater or air conditioner, only to find that different areas of your home simply are not as comfortable as others. This the reality of the situation in homes in which insulation is subpar, though. If your heater or AC is leaving hot or cold spots throughout your home, it may be the insulation, and not the system itself, to blame.

Is Your Indoor Air Quality Slipping?

Protecting your Indoor Air Quality may not be the primary objective of your insulation, but it does play a role in keeping pollutants out of your house. With gaps in your insulation, pollutants can have an easier time making their way through your home’s thermal envelope. This is just one more example of how important your insulation really is.

Call G & S Heating Cooling & Electric for great insulation services.


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