Why you should insulate your house as soon as possible
November 11 2020
The summer heat has left us behind and we are heading for the winter months again: that means rain, wind and cold. But imagine that you still feel wonderfully warm and cozy inside. Without high heating costs! It is possible if you invest in time in the insulation of your home. This is a relatively easy way to make your home cooler in the summer, warmer in the winter and better for the environment. What are the other benefits of home insulation, and why should you start now?
You can insulate your house with floor, roof, facade insulation and double glazing. In winter, the heat stays inside, so you don't have to heat as much. This way you save on your heating costs. Nevertheless, it takes a while before you see this saving in your bank account, because insulation materials also have a price tag. Fortunately, there are all kinds of subsidies you can apply for if you are seriously considering insulation. The well-known Energy Saving Own House Subsidy (SEEH), for example. This has also been temporarily increased. But beware: this applies until December 31, 2020. If you insulate your house on time, you will earn back the investment faster.
Cleaner and safer home
But insulation yields more than cost savings. Lower heating costs also means less CO2emissions. This way you take an important step towards a more sustainable life. In addition, insulation makes your home safer, because it increases fire safety. And of course: with an insulated house, cold feet, drafts and moisture are a thing of the past. This is due to the polystyrene foam and glass wool that is incorporated in the insulation. There is air in between, so that hot and cold air cannot move. By the way, you can already make a profit with small adjustments. Think of sealing seams and cracks or placing foil behind the radiators. Even with such small adjustments you make a big impact!
Getting started with insulation?
This article was created with our partner Huis & Hypotheek Veenendaal. Would you like to know more about insulation or making your home more sustainable? Their advisors are happy to help you on your way. They answer (financial) questions and see what your options and opportunities are. Contact them for a free, no-obligation introductory meeting. They are available every working day from 9.00 a.m. to 17.30 p.m. via email@example.com and 0318 555 779.