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October 27, 2021

If you’re like most homeowners, you don’t think about your home’s insulation very often. But installing the right type and amount of insulation is one of the best ways to improve your home’s comfort, energy efficiency, and health. 

Let’s explore some of the surprising benefits of upgrading the insulation in your Binghamton, New York home. 

Insulation Improves Comfort Year-Round 

Does your home feel uncomfortably cold in the winter or sweltering hot in the summer? You may think your heating and cooling systems are to blame, but your insulation might be the real culprit. 

Insulation works by stopping heat transfer between your home and the outdoors. In the winter, it keeps the warm, toasty air from your furnace or boiler inside your home. In the summer, it works in reverse, stopping outside heat from penetrating your walls. With the right insulation, your home will be more comfortable all year long. Insulation can also:

  • Create more consistent room-to-room temperatures

  • Reduce cold drafts throughout your home 

  • Eliminate cold floors in the winter 

  • Fix that one always-hot or always-cold room 

Insulation Makes Your Home More Energy Efficient 

Without adequate insulation, heat will be constantly escaping or penetrating your home. As a result, your HVAC system will have to work harder to regulate your home’s temperature, which can lead to a lot of wasted energy. By making sure insulation levels are sufficient in your home, you’ll make it easier for your heating and cooling systems to do their jobs, improving energy efficiency. 

Insulation Can Save You Money on Your Energy Bills  

With the right insulation, you’ll be able to keep your home comfortable without having to run your heating and cooling systems as often. This can drastically reduce your energy bills and save you money every month. 

Insulation Improves Indoor Air Quality 

Insulation materials like spray foam insulation can be used to seal up gaps and cracks in your home’s construction, often called air leaks. These openings allow air, moisture, and pests to enter your home freely, which can lead to a slew of problems, including mold and mildew growth and indoor air pollution. Mold, pests, and contaminated outdoor air can hurt your indoor air quality and make your family sick. By solving your insulation problem, you’ll be able to keep your home and family healthy. 

Upgrade Your Home’s Insulation With The Insulation Man 

Think your home needs new insulation? Building a new construction home and want it to be well-insulated from the start? Call The Insulation Man today! We are a highly experienced insulation company that has been serving homeowners in Binghamton and throughout the surrounding areas since 1989. We install many types of insulation, including cellulose insulation and spray foam, and will recommend the right product for your home. 

When it comes to solving moisture, comfort, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality issues in the Binghamton area, local homeowners trust The Insulation Man! 

Start your home insulation project today. Call 607.775.3035 or contact us online to learn more about our insulation and air sealing services.

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My husband and I have an EJ Home that was badly in need of insulation in the walls. I'm so glad that we chose The Insulation Man to do our insulation project. Steve, who came to do our estimate, was knowledgeable and personable.

Barbara R., Endicott, NY