You should insulate your home when the following occurs:
>You have an older home and haven’t added insulation. Consider that only 20% of homes built before 1980s are well insulated.
>The distribution of heat in your home is uneven, cold zones in the winter or hot zones in the summer. Adding insulation creates a more uniform temperature and increases comfort by evenly covering your attic across all areas of your home. It is not uncommon to find settling of material if your current attic insulation is more than 15 years old. (more…)