Shrug off that winter chill with the right insulation
(NC)—Spring is drawing nearer and for homeowners now is the time to shrug off the winter chill and think about home improvement plans. Although the cold temperatures will likely continue for the next few weeks, industry experts say that now is an ideal time to carefully consider and prioritize improvement plans – both cosmetic and structural, including the insulation. Making it easy to do, spray foam insulation (like the product available from Icynene) works well in all types of homes, regardless of climate. This modern material performs for the life of the property, ensuring that homeowners can enjoy comfortable indoor temperatures all year round. It is proven to noticeably reduce heating and cooling costs and helps minimize random airborne moisture and pollutants from entering the home, ideal for allergy sufferers.
Prior to embarking on a home improvement project, insulation experts say that homeowners should survey their house from top to bottom, and assess any trouble spots such as drafty areas or cold zones which could be caused by air leakage. Air leakage can limit the effectiveness of heating systems but this can also be solved by spray foam insulation. Once applied it provides a continuous air seal thereby reducing the potential of air leakage and saving lost dollars in excessive heating bills.
Inclusion of this modern material may even help increase the market value of a renovated home if put up for sale. More information is available online at www.icynene.com.
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