Installing Interior Insulation

When there are properties with little to no cavity space, internal wall insulation is one of the best ways of preventing heat loss. Installing internal wall insulation offers a way to reach and maintain temperatures quickly, reducing energy bills. Here are our helpful hints for installing the interior insulation.

Be Environmentally Responsible

Do consider using an insulating product created from recycled material that contains absolutely no formaldehyde. Being environmentally responsible doesn’t need to cost more and you can breathe easier.

Mix and Match

You may mix and match the type of insulation that you will use in your home. For instance, you can try installing some blown-in cellulose insulation in the attic and batting insulation in the walls.

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Don’t Fret

Installing Insulation work is a job that you can take on yourself; if you’re feeling particularly determined or lucky, since it is a fairly straightforward process and relatively easy to learn. But if you are a person that dislikes being messy or unpleasant, as insulation contains irritating dust particles, to make it easier on yourself you can use a protective mask while working. It is momentous that proper ventilation control and various safety measures are taken when working with fiberglass varieties, to avoid inhalation and exposure to these vile particles.

Use Drywall

When the insulation has been properly installed, then you can work on installing insulation in the interior walls. The most common insulation in homes is drywall. There are assorted materials you can use for the exterior of the house, but more often than not, drywall is by far the most common for the interior walls.

 

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Rent a Mechanical Drywall Lifter

If you do plan to install drywall, consider renting a contraption called a mechanical drywall lifter. This is a device whose purpose is to be cranked and to lift the drywall up as high as it can possibly go (this is used for ceiling installations), making it easier to get it into position to secure it. If you are unfortunate enough to not have access to this type of equipment, at least make sure you have access to plenty of ladders on hand—along with several sets of willing volunteers.

Generally you should minimize dirt and debris near the condenser unit. The dryer vents, falling leaves and lawn mower are all potential spots for dirt and debris that shouldn’t be anywhere near the condenser unit. If you clean the area around the coil and carefully remove any debris, then it allows for adequate airflow.

Hiring a Professional

When your air conditioner calls for more than just the usual maintenance, that’s where we, from Taylor Refrigeration and Air Conditioning come in.


Some Expertise Required

Though requiring strenuous work and lifting, drywall is simple to install, although you may need some expertise finishing it off with tape and drywall mud. Consider: most interior walls in your home will very much be visible, and it’s important that they be finished properly so that they look as clean and presentable as possible. If you lack the expertise or experience necessary for this job, and happen to live in the surrounding areas of St. Augustine, St. Augustine Beach, Jacksonville, Elkton, Hastings, Palatka, Palm Coast, Ponte Vedra and PV Beach, FL most other areas in Northeast Florida. Being comfortable in your home or business is what we strive for. If you wish to experience excellent home living with our high-quality heating and air conditioning systems, and services, give us a call at: 904-289-2355 or visit our contact page here