Attic Air Sealing Near Portland, Salem, Eugene, and Roseburg
A hot, humid summer day in Western Oregon will take enough of a toll on your HVAC system without adding to the problem by allowing hot air from your attic to creep into your living area. Because many attics can reach triple-digit temperatures on sultry July afternoons, you do not want that warm uncomfortable air to drift into the clean, pure, comfortable, conditioned air in your living room.
Likewise, you don’t want cold attic air creeping into your home on a freezing winter night and making your furnace work doubly hard to keep up with your indoor thermostat setting. This also tends to be a big problem with attics that have not had proper air sealing techniques applied by Josh Lowe’s Dr. Energy Saver.
By air sealing your attic, just like you would air seal your crawl space or your ductwork, you can make your home more energy-efficient and reduce your energy bills in the process. For homeowners in the Western Oregon and Southwest Washington areas, the annual savings can be substantial.
At Josh Lowe’s Dr. Energy Saver, our technicians will seal the gaps in your attic and allow you to create a properly insulated, airtight attic that will keep your home comfortable and your energy bills low on a year-round basis.
Enhance Your Indoor Comfort with Attic Air Sealing
In the best of circumstances, the HVAC system inside your home can only raise or lower the outdoor temperature by 20 to 25 degrees. When you are letting additional hot or cold air from the attic seep into your conditioned living space, that is not the best of circumstances. In fact, it puts too much stress on your AC or heater.
When you have air leaks in your attic, it becomes difficult to create an ideal indoor temperature without overworking your HVAC system in the process. Air leaks from the attic also can make some rooms hotter or colder than the rest of the house, causing your energy bills to rise.
To locate potential air leaks and determine their severity, we can do an airflow test that will show how much air is being lost. Once we determine where the problem areas are, we can begin air sealing techniques to create an airtight seal between your attic and your living area.
Contact Josh Lowe’s to Air Seal Your Attic in Western Oregon & SW Washington
Whether you live in Portland, Salem, Eugene, Hillsboro, Corvallis, or somewhere else in our extensive service area, the air sealing experts from Josh Lowe’s Dr. Energy Saver understand how to make your home airtight, comfortable, and energy-efficient. That includes air sealing your attic. When you need our services, contact us online or give us a call at 541-485-2282.
Frequently Asked Attic Sealing Questions
- Should I air seal my attic?
- The answer is a resounding yes! Older homes, and even newer homes, usually do not have all those gaps in the construction sealed up, so air you pay to heat or cool is leaking right in to your unconditioned attic space. Are there lights cut into your kitchen ceiling? If yes, then air you paid to heat or cool is leaking right up through them, into your attic. Our clients are amazed when we show them how leaky their house is and how air sealing, along with proper insulation, makes a large difference in the comfort of the home. You can just insulate, yet the insulation’s R-value drops if you have not also air sealed.