Is Your Home Properly Insulated?

Monday, November 14th, 2016

At this point, you’ve hopefully had your heater tuned up so that it is ready for the chilliest weather of the year. There is still time to schedule that service if you haven’t already, of course. Just remember that routine heating maintenance isn’t the only factor to consider when it comes to keeping comfortable efficiently this winter.

You also need to know that your home is properly insulated. If you have any reason to suspect that you are living with subpar insulation in Kingsburg, CA, just give a member of our team a call. We can determine if insufficient insulation is behind the problems that you’re experiencing.

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Do These Areas of Your Home Have Insulation?

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Do These Areas of Your Home Have Insulation?Energy costs are a concern for most homeowners. One of the most effective ways to control your energy costs is to install home insulation in certain key areas of your home. 

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Don’t Be Fooled by These Insulation Myths

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Don't Be Fooled by These Insulation MythsNot just for winter, insulation also holds off the intense Fresno summer heat. Avoiding some common misconceptions about this material will help you weatherize your home more efficiently.

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Why Insulation Matters in Spring and Summer

Monday, May 18th, 2015

In the minds of many, insulation is something with which to concern oneself during the cold winter season. Those homeowners with a better understanding of how their homes work, though, know that insulation plays a major role in their homes throughout the entire year, not just during the coldest days of winter. That is why you should schedule any necessary insulation services with a member of our staff today. Doing so will allow you to enjoy all of the benefits that insulation has to offer during the spring and summer months. If you have any questions regarding your insulation needs, or if you are ready to schedule professional insulation services in Fresno, CA, give Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning a call today.

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How Does Insulation Benefit You Directly?

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Owning a home means that you have to prioritize the many tasks and projects that add up over time. Ensuring that your home has a sufficient amount of insulation in it should rise right to the top of that list of priorities. By having the right amount of insulation installed in your home, you can enjoy a number of great benefits that you’d otherwise miss out on. Just remember, though, that there are different types of insulation available, and that using the right materials of the right efficiency are necessary in order to get the most from your insulation. Contact Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning to ensure that your insulation in Fresno, CA is of the highest quality. 

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Regulate Temperature & Control Moisture by Checking Your Attic Ventilation

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Regulate Temperature & Control Moisture by Checking Your Attic VentilationYour attic space is often forgotten when it comes to climate control, especially if it isn’t habitable. But because heat rises to the attic and can escape in the winter, it’s a key location for managing your home comfort. Ensuring you have proper attic ventilation is one way you can keep your home comfortable and healthy year-round.

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How to Repair Torn Duct Insulation in Your Home

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Your ductwork system carries conditioned air throughout your home to maintain your desired comfort level. Any areas where insulation is torn can affect the efficiency of your furnace system, making your furnace work harder. This equates to higher energy costs and lower efficiency. And during the warmer season, moisture condensation buildup can actually damage the duct system itself.

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What’s the Best Type of Insulation for My Attic?

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

What's the Best Type of Insulation for My Attic?A properly insulated attic not only improves energy performance, but it also helps your home maintain a comfortable temperature all year-round. Energy Star states that central California homes should add R25 to R38 insulation in attics that are already insulated and R30 to R60 insulation in uninsulated attics. The best type of insulation for your attic depends on the type of insulation already in it, its age and your home’s sun exposure.

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The Types of Insulation That Can Help You Keep Warm or Cool

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

The Types of Insulation That Can Help You Keep Warm or CoolWinter is approaching quickly, which means things are cooling off in the Jan Joaquin Valley. Many of us live here to enjoy the milder climate and to escape the harsh winters of the Midwest and Northeast, but many homeowners forget that proper sealing is still a necessity, even in a warmer region. Insulation is extremely important whether you’re using the furnace or the A/C, as both will run more efficiently in a properly-insulated home. Plus, the house will stay more comfortable in any season with added insulation.

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Time to Assess the Insulation in Your Attic

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Time to Assess the Insulation in Your AtticAir leaks and poor insulation in the attic will make it more difficult to keep your home cool during the summer and warm in the winter. While air leaks allow conditioned air to escape and hot or cold air to infiltrate your home in winter and summer, respectively, inadequate or missing insulation allows heat to transfer in and out. Both issues force your HVAC system to work harder to compensate. Before the cool fall weather arrives, assess the insulation in your attic to determine if it needs more.

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