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Century Insulation is your Minneapolis insulation contractor that provides an entire package of insulation services in Minnesota, especially expert attic insulation and ventilation services for all of St Paul. Our attic insulation and ventilation services take a two-pronged approach in ensuring that your home or business gets the right amount of airflow and that the roof and attic get the appropriate amount of as well as evenly-placed insulation. This will, in turn protect your building from heat loss, water damage, mildew, mold growth, and other potential damages to the structural components. Attic Insulation St Paul MN
Poor attic insulation, when combined with inadequate ventilation, can cause serious ice dam issues in the winter months, which is the majority of the year in this state. We can perform ice dam analysis and repair, often saving our customers thousands of dollars in expensive roof repairs that are not normally covered by insurance plans. And many property owners can attest that prevention is a much more affordable and easier task to take care of than repairs – especially when structural integrity issues are involved.
The cutaway image below displays how air should flow in a well insulated home. Soffit vents below the roofline pull air from outside of the house; this comes across the roof insulation plug and up into what is called an “air chute” – essentially, a channel that runs directly under the roof’s backing board. This also helps your home keep a healthy atmosphere for you and your family.
This chute allows air to flow from the exterior of the house and from the top of vents that release pent-up attic heat into the atmosphere. This process helps keep your home cool and insulated during the high temperatures of the summer months.
Century Insulation offers free energy efficiency inspections for homeowners in St. Paul. We will come in and inspect the attic, walls, and the rest of your insulation and conclude if there are any air leaks and, if so, what steps can be taken to enhance efficiency. We will check for air sealing, potential for ice dams, and any possible gaps in insulation. An energy efficiency inspection and upgrades from Century Insulation can be carried out in conjunction with an energy rebate from your respective energy company.
As you may know, many energy companies now offer residential rebates for homeowners in St. Paul who upgrade their attic insulation ventilation / air sealing performance. And while this is the case, rebates are only paid out if the upgrades are done by a certified and preferred insulation contractor. Certification must come from the Building Performance Institute (BPI) and insulation installers and contractors must have proof of this certification and it has to be in good standing. Energy companies also have their own preferred contractors and at Century Insulation, we are pleased to tell you that we are a preferred insulation installer for Xcel Energy and Centerpoint Energy. After we carry out our air sealing and attic insulation services, your house will run more efficiently, you will save money on future energy bills, and all of it will come at a discount to you.
At Century Insulation, our experts have the experience to know exactly which type of insulation will be suitable for filling the gaps in your attic. We never use a one-size-fits-all approach. Different attics and circulation systems necessitate different kinds of insulation. We will work to conclude which kind of insulation is ideal for your residence while keeping cost-effectiveness and efficiency in mind.
Is your St. Paul home or other property sufficiently ventilated? If not, it could cost you greatly. Our free insulation consultations will assess your insulation needs and help to conclude the most effective course of action for your project. Contact Century Insulation today at (763) 270-8765.