Monday, October 9th, 2017 by Brad Nieman
Installing or replacing insulation can lower your energy bills and make your home a more comfortable place in which to live. Once you've decided to hire a professional to insulate your home, take the time to choose the right one by keeping the following questions in mind.
What kind of experience or credentials does the contractor have?
Do your research, check credentials and google reviews before hiring an insulation contractor. A good insulation contractor will have a webpage with lots of pictures of previous work performed, reviews from previous customers and a list of credentials and certifications.
What are my insulation needs?
An insulation contractor can evaluate the type of insulation in your home and see whether its doing its job efficiently. In some cases, you may have to put new insulation in some trouble areas of the house. On the other hand, there may be a need to completely re-insulate the entire house. A trustworthy, honest insulation contractor will give you a candid answer on your house's insulation needs. If you don't have good insulation, you could be losing a lot of money because of the energy waste.
What insulation is best for my home?
This is a crucial question because every home has different needs. There are many different types of insulation products available today. An insulation contractor will know the details and intricacies of each insulation type.