As tempting as it might be to remove the insulation at your home or office by yourself, it’s not really a safe or smart idea to do so. Just the way you would leave major car fixes or plumbing jobs to the professionals, removing insulation at your property is also a task that’s done best when left to the experts.
A company that specializes in removing insulation would possess the right equipment and gear needed to complete the job and have the expertise to make sure it’s done well.
Having professional experience and knowledge helps
When you are working with insulation experts, not only will all their professional experience and familiarity with the job help, but their opinions and advice could also give you insight on any bigger problems that might occur or how to avoid any heavy damage from taking place in future.
Attic insulators know exactly what kind of insulation to use for your particular property and will possess the right tools to efficiently seal tricky areas such as vents.
It can be a dangerous job
Old insulation in your home may contain asbestos, and by attempting to remove the insulation yourself, you could get exposed to this very dangerous material. By having the right experts work on your attic, you can be rest assured that all the removal of this material will be done in a very careful manner following all safety guidelines.
Along with the dangers of asbestos, fiberglass insulation can also be quite hazardous to health. It can cause severe reactions to skin or your respiratory system as well. Someone who has professionally been insulating attics will be familiar on the process of handling such content and will dispose it securely as well.
Mold and mildew growth doesn’t help
There is also always a chance that because of possible leaks in your roof or pipes in your attic, your insulation may have been exposed to moisture and that build up could have caused mold and mildew to grow in the insulation. Mold can be toxic and best left handled by an expert who knows how to remove it properly. If a mold issue in your insulation is not treated promptly, it can pose health hazards for you and your family.
Value for time and money
By attempting to remove your old insulation yourself, you may end up creating a bigger problem for yourself and wasting a large amount of time sorting it out. Removing insulation is a very messy job and as with most old insulations that are fiberglass based, there is a lot of debris, dust and corroded material to deal with.
Save yourself the hassle of getting stuck in a mess you can’t get out of and let the experts deal with a job they can handle in a more time and cost-efficient method. If you end up damaging something or miscalculating the removal process, you will end up spending more money than under regular circumstances.
No need to overthink it! Just call us at Attic Man and talk to us about our insulation services and discover the best way to go about removing and replacing your property’s insulation.