Attics are Under-Insulated if the Depth Level is Under 17 InchesDid you know: More than half of the homes in the US are Under-Insulated? According to Owens Corning's research, 90 million of our 130 million homes across America are in need of more "pink". Today, over 70% of existing US single-family homes are under-insulated. Typically, an attic in need of additional insulation coincides with a home in need of a new roof. To make sure your insulation meets the recommended R-Value for our Minneapolis climate zone (R-49 – R-60), contact NMC Exteriors for an attic assessment at no cost to you: 763-244-1147.
NMC Installs Complete Exterior Systems Properly
All of the integrated components must be installed properly to create a functioning exterior system that provides true protection. Roofing, insulation and water diversion must be constructed correctly to withstand time, weather and critters. See Owens Corning's TPRS diagram and details about the benefits of a Total Protection Roofing System.
There are a few important parts to a functioning exterior system; defense, seal and ventilation. The first step is getting our barriers down. Ice & Water (I&W) and underlayment help block out rain flow and can help prevent ice damming. Shingles are a basic defense necessity for a home to fight storms and the elements. Secondly, there's sealing the roof properly. Seals help minimize moisture collection which can lead to rot and mold. The last component of a healthy exterior system is the attic! Intake and exhaust ventilation is key to avoiding moisture and condensation from building up. If an attic isn't allowed to breathe, mold can grow, which can be harmful to our health, and ice dams can form, which can lead to shingle disruption.
NMC is always eager to assist in the delivery of a fully functional roofing system. It is enjoyable to share samples and help homeowners with material selections. With so many styles, types and colors, it's easy to reflect your personal style and home character. NMC is an Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, an elite status awarded to only a handful of roofing contractors across the nation!
A solid exterior system by NMC contributes to:
- Protection from the Elements
- Lowers Utility Bill Costs
- Increases Eco-Friendliness
- More Comfortable, Quiet Home
- Non-mold Cleaner Air to Breathe
- Cozy Pipes in Insulated Attics (Frozen Water Line Burst Prevention)
- Ice Dam Elimination
- Beautiful Curb Appeal Reflecting Personal Style
- Attractive Exteriors Sell Faster when Home goes on the Market
If you have any questions about exterior systems, storm damage or the insurance restoration process, contact NMC for honest answers.
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