Tag Archives: attic insulation

09Nov/17
Clean work, checking the energy efficiency of their house by measuring the thickness of fiberglass insulation in the attic

How to Check Your Attic Insulation

As fall is here and winter is soon approaching, now is a good time to check your insulation. Let’s be honest, this is a pretty smart move! Ensuring that your insulation is in proper shape can save your hard earned money in the long run. At Ridgecon we encourage you to keep watch and make sure things are in working order before the colder weather kicks in. Before we get into the details of checking your insulation, let us digress a little. What is insulation? Insulation acts as a heat loss and heat gain barrier in roofs, ceilings, walls, and floors. Insulation can serve as a cost-effective way to make your home more energy-efficient and keep it cooler in the summer and warmer during the winter. Insulation can also reduce condensation and mold build–up in homes. Having proper insulation in your home is essential for many reasons. If you believe you might have a problem with the insulation of your home, make sure to schedule a professional insulation inspection. Remember, Ridgecon consists of a professional team of insulation contractors (one of the best in Michigan), who can check your attic insulation. What is included in an insulation check? First thing’sRead More…

29Apr/17
Colorful playroom interior in converted attic.

Converting Your Attic into a Living Space

Have you finally decided to clean up that dusty attic and turn it into a bedroom, a kids room, or any other kind of living space? It’s likely, you have been thinking about it for quite some time now, but still don’t know where to start and who to contact? When you start a project like this there are many things to consider, such as insulation, is your attic properly insulated? Also, keep in mind the roof. Do you need to install a new roof before starting a project?  Ridgecon – Roofing Above All, the best roofing contractors in Detroit are here to help you answer some of these questions. If your attic is empty, it has great potential to be transformed into an entertainment area, playroom, bedroom or even a man cave. For most of us, the only problem with utilizing this already-existing space is more or less the cost of conversion. Luckily, you already have the existing framework of the roof to work with, so costs are much smaller than adding an entirely new addition or extension to your home. Nevertheless, there are some things you still have to take into consideration before starting this project. It’s notRead More…