Signs of Insulation Problems
How do you know if you have insulation problems?
Especially if you bought an existing home or building. The two lists below are instant indicators that you have insulation issues.
The way the insulation is installed plays a large role in its effectiveness. Compressing the insulation or leaving air spaces around the insulation. Allows air movement in the insulation all reduces the actual R-value of the insulation.
In the Winter
walls are cold to the touch
increased heating costs
uneven heating levels within the building
mould growing on walls
In the Summer
- hot inside air
- higher cooling costs
- ineffectiveness of air conditioning system
- mold growing in the basement