Living in Michigan you know about the colder climates, but not everyone knows how this can affect a house. Over time, your house will start to wear-down, which is why you apply maintenance on it. In areas normally seeing wetter elements have to be particularly cautious of the repercussions of being lazy or ignorant. The rain and snow start to degrade the materials protecting your house. After a couple years of this treatment you will have to start replacing damaged items.
Stay Dry has been in this business for over a decade and it’s only because we strive to provide you with high-quality care at an affordable rate. Partnering with us guarantees you will have someone to call during an emergency or for a routine check-up. Our lifetime warranty prevents you from suffering for too long and frees up the worry of trying to find someone you trust. After all, trying to live comfortably in a home without proper insulation can be difficult.
Why Do I Need Proper Insulation?
Insulation exists to contain the temperature indoors, while also blocking out external climates. However, when an air leak appears it makes it harder to maintain the set temperature on your furnace or air conditioning unit. For instance, when a roof isn’t properly structured it can allow up to 40 percent of your air to leave.
During cooler months, when the heat is running, your unit will work twice as hard to compensate for this loss. This will then cause your utility bill to slowly rise. Additionally, your walls can also allow up to 25 percent of air out into the world. Furthermore, when this air can escape moisture will start to enter, as well. This will allow mold to develop and then rot away the foundation. Thankfully, there are various types of insulators you can acquire for your house.
Types of Insulations Available
Throughout your house, there are different parts where insulation is a vital key to its existence. The four most important points to watch out for are: windows, roof, walls and the floor. All of these places can develop leaks when installed improperly or through the powerful use of time. The roof will allow up to 40 percent of the air to escape, which is why this is the most important factor to have maintained.
Your walls and windows can allow up to 25 percent of your warm to seep outside. To fix this, we’ll caulk and gauze your windows with top-notch equipment. Furthermore, we’ll even be able to use our polyurethane crack injection if your walls are weakened enough. Even your floor can cause your home to be warmer or cooler. Many homes will use carpet as an insulator, which can hold up to 20 percent of the temperature.
Why You Should Work With Us
There are many companies you can go to for your home repairs and installations. However, many of these places will try and gouge you for as much money as possible. We don’t want you to make sacrifices when what you need done will keep you safe and living comfortably. Stay Dry provides residents with an affordably low rate to have a job finished. Contact us now to learn more about our other services or for a free estimate on a potential project.