Over insulation is a common, but underestimated problem. Home insulation acts as a barrier that helps channel proper airflow within your home. Whether it is summers or winters, insulation helps to keep a desired temperature in your home. However, it is essential to ensure that your home has the right amount of insulation to keep the indoor temperature pleasant. Proper insulation:
However, the question remains: Can you over insulate your home?
If you find moisture issues in your home, especially in the attic, over-insulation may be the reason behind it. Unfortunately, too much insulation and a tightly-sealed house can lead to moisture issues, which can result in mildew problems and reduced indoor quality.
Attics are often the warmest areas in your home, known to collect moisture. If you find signs of mold and dampness in your home, the culprit may be poor airflow due to an old or malfunctioning HVAC system, a broken sump pump in the basement or a leaking pipe. If you notice any signs of too much insulation in your home, an insulation inspection is necessary!
Whether you need an insulation inspection or installation in your home, the team at Virginia Foam Insulators has you covered. When you contact us, we will guide you about your current insulation and offer installation services as well. Our dedicated professionals use spray foam insulation to ensure that insulation of your home is done right the first time.