Roofing and Insulation ~ When To Add Insulation To Your Home

During a reroofing job, you have a unique opportunity to add insulating material.  Because most of your heat loss occurs through the roof, adding this insulation will save you money on your energy bills.

Info: Click here for R-value recommendations for optimal energy savings and comfort.

The required minimum R-value of roof insulation varies according to the climate zone within which the building is located and whether a new building is being constructed or an existing building is being reroofed.  Single-family homes are currently exempt from this requirement.  Nevertheless, it is nearly always cost-effective to add insulation when reroofing your home.

Contact United Roofing today to schedule your next roofing inspection at 612-617-1717

The DOE Insulation Fact Sheet offers helpful advice on insulating your existing house and supplies and information you need to know if you are building a new home.  It is available in two versions for your convenience.
PDF Version
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