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How to Insulate an Existing Pole BarnBy admin
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Pole barns serve many purposes, from convenient and inexpensive storage options to beautiful additions to the landscape on your property.
However, once you begin to use your pole barn for something that you do not want to lose to weather damage or general wear, you will need to look into getting insulation for your pole barn.
Getting insulation helps to keep the temperature at a more consistent level, so that the items you keep inside pole barn are not exposed to as much of the elements.
How to insulate an existing pole barn is no secret, and can actual be a very simple task, if you know what you are doing. However, it never hurts to consult the experts…
Do Your Research
When you first look up how to insulate an existing pole barn, you will be bombarded by all kinds of resources and recommendations to use all sorts of different kinds of insulation, from foams, to boards and more.
If you are willing it devote the time and brainpower to understanding the intricacies and differences between all of these types of insulation, you could decide for yourself what insulation you need.
However, it is best to simply do some basic research, and then consult more experienced contractors, like our professional team here at HomeLogic.
While it is simple to learn about online, applying the knowledge of how to insulate existing pole barns is another story entirely.
The thin, often exposed interior walls allow for you to easily apply insulation to them, but if you are not careful, and do not apply your insulation evenly and in a full, comprehensive way, you would very easily end up with cracks and leaks in your pole barns that could end up costing you even more long-term.
A good contractor would also be happy to answer any questions you may have in regard to insulations and costs, in order to help you make a fully-informed decision about what kind of insulation you need, and what fits into your budget
Seek Out A Reliable Contractor
If you find an experienced and reliable company to help you with your insulation needs, they may even be willing to come out to your property to perform a free site survey.
As part of this assessment, they will tell you what kinds of insulation you may need in which parts, how much it could cost you, and how quickly it can be done.
A good contractor would also be happy to answer any questions you may have in regard to insulations and costs, in order to help you make a fully-informed decision about what kind of insulation you need, and what fits into your budget.
While it may be tempting to cut costs by doing this project yourself, keep in mind the risks associated with it.
Spray Foam: A Straight-Forward Solution
So, when thinking of how to approach how to insulate an existing pole barn, and a quote from a reliable company like Home Logic, you should be just about ready to take the leap, and decide which solution you want to implement.
No matter if this is a foam insulation or simple boards, you will want to make sure that you chose a dependable company with a reasonable price, that will not charge you with hidden fees and unexpected service charges.
In addition to this, you will want a reasonable time frame for your work to get done in. Depending on the type and amount of insulation you need, it can either be done quickly in an afternoon, or require multiple visits.
Reduce Your Bills The Easy Way
If you are planning to run electricity to your newly-insulated pole barn, and invested in insulation as a way to spend less money on heating or cooling the barn in the long term, you may be interested in a comprehensive list of other simple ways you can save on your monthly power bill, many of which you can do right now.
The most important factors to keep in mind for your pole barn is if you want to have it constantly temperature controlled or illuminated.
While there may be reasons to do either or both of these, choosing to only heat, cool, or light your pole barn when needed will certainly save you some extra money, thanks to the new insulation. Learn more about this marvellously multi-purpose material today by calling 0800 1700 636, or, alternatively, by simply clicking the button below!
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