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Which Parts of My Home Need Insulation the Most?

Your home heating and air conditioning isn’t working quite as well as you would hope and you dread your monthly utility bills.If this has been going on for quite a while, particularly if a heating or air conditioning technician has determined that there is no issue with your home HVAC system, you may have a different problem on your hands.

Poor insulation is responsible for a variety of heating and cooling problems in homes, but a technician can retrofit areas of the house so that your home becomes more energy efficient and resistant to heat transfer. Here are some of the areas this is most vital.

The Attic

The attic is the area where much of the heat created by your heating unit escapes during the winter, since heat naturally rises. It’s also where heat can gather and make its way back into your home during the summer. The attic is one of the most common areas for homeowners to insulate, but it usually requires a technician’s assistance. Professionals will generally line the attic with batting, or blow in insulation with a special piece of equipment, while sealing vents and ducts during the process.

Insulating Ductwork

The ductwork is another prime location for heat to infiltrate your home during the warmer months. Any heat lingering in unconditioned spaces like the attic or a crawlspace will can enter the ducts and mix with the conditioned air from your AC, then making its way into your living space. And in the winter, heat can move out of the ducts so that little heating enters your home and it takes a long time for your house to fully heat.

In the Walls

Finally, the walls can have insulation retrofitted with blown-in (also known as loose fill) insulation. The only renovation that must be done is making a hole in the wall so that the professional can insert a machine that blows insulating material into place. And these days, there are many different materials you can choose from for insulation. Ask your technician about choosing a material with a high R-value for increased effectiveness.

Call Goettl Good Guys Air Conditioning to learn about all of the ways you can make your home more efficient, from new HVAC installation to blower door testing to insulation in Paradise Valley.


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18:22 28 Nov 23
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17:50 28 Nov 23
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22:25 25 Nov 23
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Scott MillerScott Miller
00:41 25 Nov 23
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J NevilJ Nevil
00:34 25 Nov 23
Roger came out on Thanksgiving Day to fix our unit. Turns out, our home builder completely shorted us on the amount of blown-in attic insulation (which you think a home inspector would have caught) and also our unit is too small for our house which is 4 years old. Roger took the time to explain all of this to us in detail and got our unit up and running. Thank you Roger!
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22:37 24 Nov 23
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22:10 24 Nov 23
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16:02 20 Nov 23
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21:19 19 Nov 23
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22:22 18 Nov 23
I found Darean to be completely polite and professional. He kept me informed as he went what he was doing and why. He answered my questions and gave me some advice as well on how to keep my plumbing and faucets in good shape.
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21:27 18 Nov 23
Tnank You to Josh and Roger they were very courtesy, friendly, and knowledgeable, we valued their honesty and opinion. As customers it was important to us to feel comfortable in making our decision. They did a great job and would recommend them to family and friends.Best bro"s ever.,
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17:58 18 Nov 23
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13:52 18 Nov 23
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05:34 18 Nov 23
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00:00 18 Nov 23
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