GOOD

Attic Top off to R-38 Industry Standard

BETTER

Attic Replacement to R-49 or R-60

BEST

Roofline OCSF plus Attic Top Off

ATTIC INSULATION

The specific reasons to replace insulation may vary depending on your home’s condition and location. Older homes often have outdated or inadequate insulation that allows heat to escape during the winter and infiltrate during the summer. In the before picture of this older home, you can clearly see the joists indicating a lack of proper insulation. Upgrading your insulation can significantly improve your home’s energy efficiency, reducing heating and cooling costs and making your home more comfortable year-round and helps maintain a more stable indoor temperature, reducing your reliance on heating and cooling systems. This, in turn, leads to lower energy bills, saving you money in the long run.

Upgraded insulation can also provide better soundproofing, reducing noise from outside and between different rooms in your home. Improved insulation can help control moisture and reduce the risk of mold and mildew growth, which can have a positive impact on indoor air quality and the health of the occupants.

A well-insulated home is more attractive to potential buyers, and it can increase the resale value of your older home. Prospective buyers are often willing to pay more for a property that is energy-efficient and comfortable.

In some areas, there are government incentives, rebates, or tax credits available for upgrading insulation, making the initial investment more affordable.

We offer free energy audits to assess your home’s insulation needs and determine the most cost-effective and beneficial upgrades for your particular situation.

GOOD

Most homes could benefit from an attic top-off to improve efficiencys to achieve a minimum standard R-38. Some causes of poor insulation can be compression due to settling over time, traffic from adding electrical wires and other home improvements. The solution is adding new insulation on to of your existing insulation, bringing you to 13 inches of fiberglass, which is R-38 standard (the DOE minimum for Northwest Arkansas.)

BETTER

Many homes benefit from Attic Replacement installing to achieve R-49 to R-60. We vaccuum out all of your old insulation and replace with new insulation. This is ideal if your insulation that has gotten wet or pest infested. If you have had a roof leak, it is not abnormal for the vaccum out to be covered by insurance.  

BEST

Maximum efficiencies can be achieved through a combination of open cell spray foam on the roofline and your choice of other high r-value yielding products. We either top off or replace the insulation in your attic.

Hot walls in your attic can be addressed using spray foam as well (targeting the weakest efficiency in your home.) We create customized solution for you with a combination of insulation products depending on the circumstance.