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Insulation Mistakes Homeowners Make in their Attic

Properly insulating your attic will reduce your home’s overall energy usage while protecting it from mold and mildew. Once your attic is properly insulated, you will likely notice a savings on your monthly utility bills. However, you’ll want to avoid making these common mistakes when insulating your attic.

Not thinking much about the attic!
That’s the first mistake people make, not thinking about the attic at all. The truth is, the pathway to air quality, energy efficiency, and the comfort of your home is through your attic. The biggest mistake you can make when trying to make your house more comfortable or more energy efficient is not addressing your attic first.


That’s Step One. Once you address those issues in your attic and you can control that space, you can control the comfort of your whole home, and your air quality and energy bill as well. Don’t overlook your attic!

Attic Storage
A couple of problems can happen here. Sometimes you might end up storing things on top of the insulation, or boxes might fall over and block an air duct. If possible, store your things downstairs (or get rid of them), or store them over the garage or in a storage unit. Try to avoid boxes and things on the insulation or really close to your unit in the attic.

Not Calling Service Technicians
The attic is kind of a weird place to work and make your living, but we do it and we do it well! You want to make sure that whoever is going in your attic, whether it’s a pest control company, HVAC company or insulation company, that they treat your attic with care. How are they leaving things? Did they check all the duct work? Did they walk through your insulation and leave it disturbed? Has the wiring been disturbed? Go up and check with your service technician. Just take a look to make sure everything is in place and nothing got disconnected. Often the attic is out of sight, out of mind—so go take a look!

So don’t forget about your attic, don’t store things in your attic if possible.

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