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Is it Possible to Over-Insulate My House?

Homes need proper insulation in order to keep the temperature indoors feeling appropriately warm or cool. Without proper insulation, you run the risk of racking up a high energy bill and allowing air to escape through empty spaces in your home. Going without good insulation in your home isn’t the wisest thing to do—but is there such thing as having too much insulation?

At Accurate Insulation, our insulation installers want to debunk the myths around installing insulation in your home. Read on to learn what happens when you add insulation to your home or contact us online to request services! Our insulation company is based in Marlboro, Maryland and services Montgomery County and Bucks County residents.

Are you curious about insulation services for your home in Maryland? Contact us today to request services!

Can You Over-Insulate Your Home?

If your home is not properly insulated, you’re going to feel it—you may be freezing in winter and still seeing high energy bills from over-working your furnace! If your home has too much insulation, however, this can also be a problem.

How Can I Tell if My Home Is Over Insulated?

Home insulation acts as a barrier or a cushion that helps channel proper air flow within your home. If you have too much insulation, your home may be too tightly sealed. Unfortunately, this can lead to a number of issues, as trapped air has nowhere to go.

Too much insulation can lead to moisture problems, which can result in mold problems and reduced indoor air quality. Keep in mind that attics are often the warmest room in a home, known to collect (and moist!) air. If you have noticed signs of mold in your attic, the culprit may be poor airflow due to too much attic insulation.

How Do I Know If My Insulation Is Working?

The proper amount of insulation will help you save money throughout the seasons when your HVAC system will have to work less to maintain the proper indoor air temperature in your home.

The right amount of insulation in your home will help you to:

  • Reduce your heating and cooling bills and maximize the energy efficiency of your home
  • Maintain a comfortable room temperature throughout areas in your home
  • Reduce risks of over-working your furnace or air conditioner to power your home
  • Reduce noises on different levels inside of your home
  • Contribute to healthier indoor air quality in your home

Schedule Insulation Inspection Services in Maryland

If you aren’t sure that your home’s insulation is sufficient for your home, don’t worry. Our insulation installers in Montgomery County and Bucks County are passionate about helping you and your family find comfort indoors. When you schedule an inspection with us, we can guide you through a thorough assessment of your current insulation and offer any necessary services.

Accurate Insulation offers residential insulation services using a variety of materials, such as fiberglass, cellulose, radiant barrier, and foam. Contact us to schedule insulation services for your home!

Products We Install
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Fiberglass

Our insulation team adds energy efficiency, comfort & value to homes & buildings.

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Spray Foam

Accurate Insulation is proud to be a leading installer of spray foam insulation.

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Cellulose

Environmentally friendly and effective, cellulose works well in homes and buildings.

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Radiant Barrier

We can help keep your home cooler and more comfortable with an attic radiant barrier.

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Garage Doors

When you turn to Accurate Insulation for garage doors, you work with a great team.

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Gutters

No matter your gutter needs, the Accurate Insulation team has you covered.

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