If your last energy bill shocked you and you’re currently looking for innovative ways of decreasing your energy bill by a substantial amount, Community Builders Tulsa believes it’s well worth continuing reading to learn about how having composite siding adding to your home’s exterior walls can drastically reduce your energy costs.
How composite siding can save you money on energy costs:
1. Stucco composite siding can prevent hot air from leaking through your home’s walls
If you choose to have stucco composite siding installed on your outer walls, you should find that your new stucco walls will prevent hot air from leaking through your home’s walls. Which means that you won’t have to run heaters or a heat pump for hours a day, in winter, in order to keep your household warm. Which will, in turn, decrease your energy costs substantially.
2. Insulated vinyl composite siding is an affordable option which will also help insulate your home
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to spend a small fortune in order to properly insulate your home and decrease your energy costs. If you’re looking for an inexpensive form of composite siding to clad your home with, simply opt for insulated vinyl which offers natural thermal resistance and will ensure that your home remains warm, even in the middle of winter.
As an added benefit, if you opt to have insulated vinyl composite vinyl placed on your home, it will lie flat against your home, which will prevent drafts from entering your home and making your home feel cold. So you should find that you don’t need to heat your home as often as you currently do.
3. No matter which type of composite siding you choose your home will boast more insulation that it currently offers
The key to naturally heating your home and trapping warm air within your home is to add as much insulation to your home’s walls as you can. Just think about heating your home in the same way you think about heating your body. If you plan on going for a walk in the cold harsh wind, the more layers you put on, the warmer your core body temperature will remain.
In much the same way, the more layers you add to your home’s walls, the more protection your home will have against the elements, which in turn will ensure that the interior of your home remains adequately heated.
So if you’ve never stepped foot inside a house which boasts composite siding, it’s well worth asking around to see whether any of your contacts’ homes boast composite siding as they’ll be sure to tell you what a difference, having composite siding adding to their house has made to their home’s internal temperature and energy bills, saving lots of money monthly.
If you’re sick of opening up your energy bill and gasping in shock at the total cost which you’re expected to pay, it’s well worth using composite siding in order to ensure that your home is kept warm and toasty at all times. Without having to rely on a heater or a heat pump.