Some would say that there is a standard and unconventional method for insulating existing walls. However, that mostly applies to internal walls. When you want to insulate exterior walls, there’s no need to tear down the walls. So, how can you tackle this project without affecting the structural integrity?
First, let’s discuss why you want, and need, to install insulation in your home? The predominant reason is to radically reduce your bills, by decreasing your dependence on external appliances to heat your home.
In the past several years, higher energy costs have made homeowners much more aware of the need for proper insulation.
When you rent a place, it might not be economically logical to insulate a place. However, when you own the property, insulation is a must. For older houses, insulation is even more crucial. Homes built before World War II do not have anything close to the today’s standards of insulation.
With this in mind, we’ve compiled the essential guide to applying insulation the easy way, without tearing down exterior walls to achieve it. Let’s begin!