Converting Your Attic Into A Livable Space With Spray Foam Insulation

March 23, 2017 adamb@evidently.com

 

It can be a challenge to live in a smaller space, particularly when your family is growing. It’s not always possible to spend the extra money that might be required in order to purchase a larger home. With that said, it is possible to find other ways to make your smaller home work for you. When you don’t have the option to expand outward, the best option is to expand upward or downward, working with your existing space to optimize it for living in.

If your home has an under-utilized attic, then this could be an ideal spot to begin renovating. A loft bedroom for you, or a shared bedroom for your children, can become a cozy hideaway when you have a renovated, and well-insulated, attic. 

How do you ensure that an attic room, which often has the bad reputation of being drafty and having cold spots, retains heat in the winter and stays cool in the summer? The simple solution is to insulate your new room with the best attic insulation: spray foam insulation like that available from Icynene.

The Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic

One of the reasons spray foam insulation like Icynene is ideal for your attic renovation is its ability to create an effective air barrier, wherever it is applied. Icynene spray foam expands to 100 times its original size, upon application, allowing it to fill tiny holes and cracks that might otherwise be missed with traditional material insulation, which can be bulky and difficult to install in hard-to-reach areas. 

The result is that the possibility of drafts and cold spots can be reduced, making your new room ideal for sleeping in, working in, or catching up on your favorite TV shows in. 

It can also help to reduce your monthly heating and cooling bills, due to the fact that your HVAC equipment doesn’t need to work overtime, compensating for air that has escaped from your home via the attic. This reduced workload could create the possibility to “right size” your HVAC equipment, which can then help increase energy efficiency even more.

How to Insulate an Attic with Spray Foam Insulation

You may now be scratching your head, trying to determine how to safely and effectively insulate your new attic space with spray foam insulation. When you choose to insulate your home with Icynene spray foam insulation, the licensed contractors that install their products will take care of it for you, guiding you every step of the way. All Icynene contractors are required to undergo thorough training, in order to be able to use Icynene products, so you can rest assured that your contractor will have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the application and troubleshooting of Icynene spray foam insulation. 

Insulating attics with spray foam insulation like Icynene is as simple as finding a licensed Icynene spray foam insulation contractor in your area, to come and assess your home and speak with you about your options. Discover more reasons to choose Icynene.

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