Four Seasons Heating and Air Conditioning performs professional home energy assessments all across Chicagoland, and two common problems we often find in many of the older Chicago homes are inadequate attic insulation and attic air leaks. These problems can be repaired affordably and quickly when placed in the expert hands of an insulation team from Four Seasons.
#1 Symptom of Inadequate Insulation
One of the most obvious symptoms of inadequate insulation is excessive heat in the upper floors of the home. Many homeowners will call Four Seasons thinking that their air conditioner is not functioning properly, but the true source to their problem is in the attic. A free in home estimate and assessment of your attic could reveal this problem and get you on the path to an affordable improvement that will increase your comfort and savings this summer.
Seal, Insulate, Save!
- Sealing the Leaks: The number one place that Four Seasons finds air leaks in the attic is over the entrance hatch. Whether you have a pull down ladder or a knee-wall door, odds are the backside of the hatch wasn’t insulated and the edges were not air sealed. This allows massive amounts of heat gain during the summer months, and can be simply repair by a Four Seasons tech. (more…)