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December 3, 2019


Roof Maintenance


Preparing Your Attic For The Winter

When you know winter is round the corner, it’s time to look at your attic insulation. This is done to not only prevent your home from the cold temperature but to make it energy-efficient too. This greatly helps in reducing your utility bills. Here are a few tips to prepare your attic for the winter.

Do a Visual Inspection
Most of us ignore to check on the attic. We only pay attention to it when there is a problem. Do a visual inspection of the attic and look around for any signs of rats, mice droppings or mould formation. You might also identify any type of structural damage. In case you identify mould in the attic, take immediate action to remove it. Mould spores can cause vulnerable health issues if they travel inside your room.

Check for outdoor crack
Make sure there are no cracks or holes on the exterior part of the attic. If there is any kind of hole or crack, it will cause severe ventilation problem putting pressure on your HVAC system. There are professional services available to fix these problems, so hire them and solve the issue to prevent the thermal energy from escaping.

Do a proper Attic Insulation
Attic Insulation is the most important thing you must do to prepare your attic for the winter. In case you have done insulation before and the levels have dropped, contact an attic insulation company for a top up. New Attic Insulation must be done by professionals.

As experts with over 30 years of experience in the roofing & insulation industry, trust Turnbull Roofing & Renovations Ltd. to protect your home and help you save money through the colder seasons. We are a “Top of the House” Preferred Contractor, and certified attic insulation & roofing expert by Owens Corning. Our expert FIBERGLAS® insulation service will provide you with the quality insulation and thermal comfort that you deserve.

Prepare your attic for winter today! Call us at 905-579-7663 or email us at info@turnbullroofing.com