Are you thinking of residing your home this summer? If so, this might be a great opportunity to add more insulation to your home. Adding exterior wall insulation behind the cladding system can enhance your homes energy efficiency quiet dramatically – keeping your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.
Adding exterior wall insulation will give you 2 benefits:
1. It will add an R Value, greater insulation performance, to the exterior wall surface thus saving you more on your next heating and cooling bill.
2. It will allow the insulation inside your walls to work more effectively. The exterior wall insulation changes to match the dewpoint on the outside surface. This keeps the insulation in the stud cavity dryer and working more effectively.
Exterior wall insulation is compatible with all different types of siding materials:
· Vinyl Siding
· Steel Siding
· Engineered Wood Composite Siding
If you are considering replacing the siding on your home, make sure to ask about adding exterior wall insulation at the same time!