- May 11, 2020
-- As many people around the nation remain indoors, there have been several essential services that have remained open and continued to assist the community. Essential construction including insulation installation is one of these essential services and without question offer much needed services. Some may wonder whether insulation is of importance this time of year; however, the purpose of insulation goes far beyond keeping homes and businesses warm. Insulation is also essential to keeping homes cool in the summer as well as keeping energy costs low. As the trusted name in insulation for Minneapolis and the surrounding areas, Lewis Insulation has continued to provide this essential service throughout the area and take pride in the work they do. Here is more on what makes insulation installation an essential service now and for the future.
During the summer, temperatures in an attic can exceeds 130 degrees. Without insulation to create a thermal barrier, this heat seeps down into the house, raising the indoor temperature by an average of 10 degrees. This can easily cause the air conditioner to work overtime in order to cool down the home. This not only makes it consistently warmer inside but can also have a huge impact on an energy bill.
Proper and adequate home insulation can provide a number of benefits; including not just savings on cooling bills this summer, but environment ones as well. Buildings emit greenhouse gas emissions and the best way to reduce these emissions is through proper attic insulation. After all, insulation is a thermal barrier, meaning it slows the transfer of heat. While walls need insulation too, the attic is the most important place to boost insulation if a home doesn't have enough. Attic insulation is there to prevent sweltering summer temperatures from entering the attic and passing through the ceiling and into the home.
There are also a variety of types of insulation to choose from including closed cell spray foam, fiberglass and cellulose. Each come with their own unique set of benefits and our insulation experts can help determine what type of insulation is best suited for a specific home and budget.
Lewis Insulation is a full service insulation company that proudly serves Minneapolis and the surrounding areas. They install closed cell spray foam, fiberglass and cellulose insulation for residential houses and smaller commercial projects. They work on existing homes, new homes, additions and home remodels. For more information on insulation, visit their blog at https://www.lewisinsulation.com/why-insulation-is-still-an-essential-minneapolis/