If you are like most people, about 50-70% of the money you pay for utilities goes to keeping the air in your home at a comfortable temperature. Insulation can help you keep your home warm or cool while keeping your energy bills down. It also helps to minimize unwanted sounds from inside your home and out.
The first step is to check for patches and make sure your home came with insulation in the first place. Look at your attic, walls, basement and any crawl space. If you plan to install new insulation yourself, you’ll need to learn more about: