Insulation is important for maintaining a consistent and comfortable temperature in the home. If your home isn't properly insulated, you could spend hundreds of extra dollars heating your home in winter, or cooling your home in summer.
Older homes often lack proper insulation. Knowing the signs of poor insulation and improving your home's insulation can help you take care of your home. When the time comes to sell your home, a well insulated property may sell faster than a poorly insulated one. Here's what you need to know.
Signs Your Home Lacks Insulation
It's not difficult to identify a home that has poor insulation. Here's what to should watch out for:
- Uneven temperature from one room to another.
- Pipes freeze in winter.
- Ice dams