Upgrade Your Attic Insulation

The attic may be the last place homeowners think about when considering improvement projects. However, there can be some big benefits from upgrading the insulation in your attic. Most people aren’t attic experts, so here’s some information on insulation upgrades for your home.


1. Determine how much you need— The first step when upgrading attic insulation is to figure out how much new material is needed. Many believe their home has enough as is, but insulation tends to compress over time and become less effective. Get accurate measurements of your space so you’re not buying too much or too little. If your attic is finished, consider adding an extra layer on top of what’s currently against the roof. For unfinished attics, add layers to what’s currently on the floor.


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