Valley Insulation: Reasons for Home Insulation Removal
There are many reasons that old insulation may require removal and replacement. Whether the old insulation is causing safety or health issues in the home, or it is simply not delivering comfortable temperatures, the experienced team at Valley Insulation is prepared to get the job done right.
We will carefully remove old insulation, capturing all materials and disposing of them properly, leaving behind a clean work area. We will replace your old insulation with new insulation, using advanced techniques and industry-leading products. Read on to find out why you should use professional insulation removal.
Insulation Removal – Insufficient Thermal Barrier
If you have trouble keeping your home cool during summer months and warm during winter months, you may have old or insufficient insulation in your home. One of the most common reasons for removing old insulation is that it is simply not providing a sufficient thermal barrier. We provide complete insulation services, from assessment to removal to replacement. So if your old home insulation is not up to the job, let us get the job done right.
Insulation Removal – Fire Damage
Fire damage in home insulation is a serious problem that requires that the old insulation is removed and replaced with new, quality insulating materials. Insulation damaged by fire is often ineffective as a thermal barrier, but it can also be a safety issue.
Fire-damaged insulation is not up to code and does not provide the fire retardant qualities that are required for a safe home. Valley Insulation offers excellent new insulation materials with high-quality fire retardant ratings, for safety and peace of mind at home.
Insulation Removal – Water Damage
Water damage is a very common problem in homes with older insulation. There are many reasons water damage might occur, including roof leaks, leaking bathroom fixtures, leaking appliances, leaking plumbing, or water damage due to pest penetration.
Even improperly installed vapor barriers can cause water damage, as condensation builds up inside the wall and gathers in insulating materials. Whatever the cause of the water damage in your home insulation, the team at Valley Insulation is ready to remove and replace the insulation.
Insulation Removal – Pest Damage
Old insulating materials can also become host to unwanted pests, such as rodents, birds or insects. Pest infestation in home insulation can damage the integrity of the thermal barrier, resulting in poor insulating effectiveness.
Pest damage can also result in health and safety issues, such as air quality problems, mold and mildew, as well as unplanned encounters with wild pests. If there is pest damage in your home insulation, it is advisable to have it removed and replaced with new quality insulating materials.
Insulation Removal – Safety Issues
In homes that were constructed before 1977, there is a possibility that the old insulation contains asbestos. Asbestos presents a serious health issue for the occupants of the home and should be removed and replaced if it is discovered in your home.
Mold and mildew are also safety issues that can result in health problems for the occupants of the home. Mold and mildew may be the result of an old leak that was repaired, but the damp insulation was left in place and developed mold and mildew over time.
Trust the Experts at Valley Insulation
The integrity of your home insulation is a very important part of the integrity of your home overall. Whether it is an issue of safety, health, or quality, the trusted team at Valley Insulation is prepared to handle every step in the process, from assessment to removal, to replacement. Our number one priority is the comfort and wellness of our clients. Contact us today to discover how we can help.