This is simply a shot of this nice home in Herndon, Virginia! From the outside looking in there is nothing wrong! Click right to see what is actually going on inside.
Before we can add anything to the attic, we have to take away what is already there if it isn't working. All of the pink stuff you see on the ground is the original fiberglass insulation that has to be removed. Getting rid of all the old insulation is the first step!
This is just another snapshot of what the olf stuff looks like!
The primary insulator we will use in this attic will be shown in the next photos, but before we can get to that, it is important the we seal off any possible air leaks with ZypFoam. The orange puffy stuff you see in this photo is ZypFoam.
Here is a photo of the same space but without the old insulation! The other thing that is new in the photo is the silver duct work. We installed this jumper duct that will allow air flow from one room that is pressurized to another room which is depressurized. It will also make the temperature of your upstairs bedrooms closer to the temperature of the main floor of your home.
And here we have the primary thermal insulator - TruSoft! TruSoft is a blow-in cellulose insulator that will keep your top floor the temperature you desire!
An up close shot of the fluffiest and highest performing thermal insulator on the market!
What we are looking at here may look like a before photo but it is in fact an after shot! This set of homeowners wanted to be thoroughly insulated but still maximize the storage space in their home, so we have built a deck over top of the TruSoft insulation.
Unfortunately we do not have a photo of this step, but it is important to mention! Please notice the large hole on the lower right part of the photo! This hole is also the attics main entrance, but just because we need this gaping hole does not mean it cannot be properly insulated! We ended up installing a David Lewis Hatch Cover to insulate the scuttle cover!
This attic in Herndon, Virginia needed a face lift after struggling with some common symptoms of a poorly insulated attic. This home was struggling with issues like cold drafty rooms, colder floors, and high electric and fuel bills. Watch as our team installs some state-of-the-art technologies to help combat these problems.