PROFESSIONAL INSULATION REPLACEMENT SERVICES
INSULATION REPLACEMENT IN CALGARY
Insulation replacement services can help to reinvigorate your commercial or residential insulation system. Even the highest quality insulation products can become contaminated, dirty and otherwise less effective. This damaged insulation then requires replacement in order to once again meet your insulation needs.
To replace obsolete insulation in your home or business require insulation inspection and removal services. Following the removal process, a base area inspection will be done and then new insulation can be installed. Insulation contractors help ensure that each step of the replacement project is complete properly and provide individual benefits.
At 4 Weather Insulation & Roofing, our team works to ensure that your specific insulation replacement needs are perfectly met. Contact 4 Weather Insulation & Roofing with your Calgary insulation replacement needs today!
WHEN TO REPLACE INSULATION
There can be many warning signs that indicate your insulation is past its best days. The 5 signs can point out the need for your insulation to be replaced:
- Rising Energy Bills – If you notice energy bills rising, without any foreseen cause your insulation could be the culprit. Your insulation could be damaged or breaking down and allowing more airflow out of your home, which then requires higher energy amounts to be effectively heated or cooled.
- Temperature Fluctuation – If you are noticing that your home temperature is less consistent or you’re feeling drafts in your home, it could be caused by damaged or old insulation.
- Old Insulation – Insulation that has been installed more than 15 years ago it could become less effective. Where a glove and check to see if the insulation feels rigid or easily crumbles. Only perform this test on your own if you are certain your insultaiton does not contain asbestos.
- Flooding – If you home or business has been flooded in any way you may require an insulation replacement. Water can break down insulation and begin to form mold.
- Animal Infestation – When animals infest your home they can leave behind bugs, germs and eggs. They can also physically damage your insulation. If you have faced a recent animal infestation, replace your insulation immediately.
INSULATION REPLACEMENT PROCESS
To replace insulation in your home or business first the old insulation must be removed. This process can require specialised equipment, like a blown in insulation removal vacuum and a full insulation inspection. Next, the base area must be inspected for any damages, cracks or leaks. Finally, the new insulation can be insulated. Spray foam insulation can be used to seal off any crack or hole found in the room. Batt, blown-in, OBS board, rigid foam board and other types of insulation can be installed to the rest of the area.