Year: 2019

Asthma? Allergies? Air Sealing Can Help!

It’s estimated that roughly 26 million Americans are affected by asthma or asthma-related conditions. When we combine these numbers with those who suffer from seasonal allergies, the numbers are even higher.

In the lungs of asthma sufferers, airways become irritated and more sensitive when pollen, dust, mold, and more impact them. These same triggers affect allergy sufferers.

Sealing a home’s air leaks can help improve indoor air quality by lowering the number of outside asthma triggers that can enter the inside of a home or building. By sealing air leaks and adding proper mechanical ventilation, your home’s indoor air quality can be managed and asthma and allergy sufferers can find some relief.

Spray foam insulation is a great option to both insulate and seal air leaks in one step. In fact, one of the key benefits of spray foam is improved indoor air quality. The material provides an exceptional air seal, works as a thermal barrier (insulator), and helps control moisture issues. This improved airtightness provides better control of indoor humidity, which reduces mold inside the home. It also dramatically reduces the number of pollutants that can enter the home (pollen, dust, etc.) and allows a home to have proper mechanical ventilation to filter the air and keep the interior air clean.

Contact us to learn more about air sealing your home.

How to Get More Use Out Of Your Bonus Room

Many Florida homes have a bonus room over the garage. Oftentimes, bonus rooms are rarely used because the room is too hot. Why waste great square footage when proper insulation can help?

The way to manage the temperature in a bonus room is to insulate the roofline and the floor (aka the garage ceiling) with open cell spray foam. Installing spray foam insulation adds proper R-value to prevent heat transfer.

Open cell spray foam insulation also seals air leaks, eliminating penetration points through which hot, humid Florida air can enter. We recommend that all new home builders and new home
customers insulate their homes with spray foam insulation – and bonus rooms in particular.

If you want to enjoy your new bonus room, call us today to discuss spray foam insulation! Don’t waste this great square footage due to improper insulation. Contact Allweather Insulation today!

 

 

Breathe Easier: Air Seal Your Home!

Florida residents enjoy warm temps for most of the year. Who doesn’t love that? Allergy sufferers!

Did you know that by sealing your home’s air leaks, you can reduce indoor air pollutants?

Most homes are not properly air sealed and have penetration points around the exterior. These penetration points are commonly found around recessed lighting, windows, vents and anywhere else where there is a hole in the home’s exterior. Damp, pollen-filled air can infiltrate your home through these penetration points and have a negative impact on indoor air quality.

Sealing air leaks helps keep outside air (and outside pollutants) out of your home. In addition to reduced allergens and better indoor air quality, sealing air leaks helps maintain your home’s indoor temperature and can reduce your energy bills!

Interested in air sealing? Contact or call us today for a free estimate!