may need to remove insulation for several reasons including:
- * Fire, Smoke, or Water Damage Restoration
- * Mold Remediation
- * Home Remodeling
- *Animal Infestation/ Contamination
- *Airborne Allergens
There are a variety of ways to remove your old and contaminated insulation. Loose insulation is suctioned out of the attic space. For animal infestations, the animals must first be removed before insulation removal begins. For mold, insulation is removed prior to mold mitigation. Our professionally trained staff will make sure to properly handle animal contamination and other health related contaminants to assure safe removal and disposal. Insulation Replacement “Does my attic insulation need to be replaced? “ Below are five signs, you may need to replace your home’s insulation.
- Inconsistent room temperatures:
Inadequate insulation causes inconsistent temperatures. When one room feels especially cold or hot, compared to another room; this is a sign of an insulation issue.
- High utility bills:
A spike in your utility bill usually means your system is turning onn more frequently to account for a warm or cold draft. Replacing the insulation will most likely regulate the temperature resulting in a lower monthly bill.
- Sign of Aging:
Older homes had lower quality insulation installed. A good way to test your insulation for quality is to put on a glove and feel the insulation. If it crumbles easily, it’s a good idea to replace it with new insulation.
- Animal Infestation:
If you have an animal infestation in your attic, it’s best to have the insulation replaced to avoid future infestation problems.
- Water Damage:
During heavy rains water can seep through the walls or roof into the insulation. If you don’t properly dry the insulation after it has been wet, it will start to mold. Water damaged insulation should be replaced. The Attic Specialist can remove or replace insulation in attics, walls, basements, or crawl spaces. Make sure to call us for the most professional insulation replacement in Los Angeles. The Attic Specialist is always available for a free in home inspection and consultation. Call us today!