How Can I Keep My Attic Cool in the Summer?

The attic can get very hot during the summer months. In fact, the temperature in your attic can become so hot that it causes the rest of your home to heat up, which will make your air conditioning unit have to work that much harder. This can lead to increased wear and tear on your air conditioning unit, and it will increase your utility bills each month. Instead of dealing with high utility bills and problems with your unit, you should take a look at other methods of cooling your attic. There are several ways that you can do this:

Installing An HVAC Unit

If your attic is big enough, you can have an air conditioner to work on cooling your attic. This is especially true if you want to turn your attic into a functional space. The air conditioning unit will work to keep your attic at the ideal temperature all day long. There are many options for installing an HVAC unit for your attic, and we can help you decide what works best for your home.

Sealing Any Cracks And Gaps

If you want to work on cooling your attic, one of the first things you should do is make sure that any cracks or gaps are sealed. These will allow the warm air to make its way into your attic all day long.

Upgrading Your Insulation

Another great way to cool your attic is to upgrade your insulation. Oftentimes, these areas are not insulated well, and this can lead to heat build-up. Properly insulating will not only help to keep it nice and cool, but it will also help to reduce your heating and cooling costs.

Adding Ventilation

One of the best ways to work on cooling your attic is to ensure there is proper ventilation that allows for the air to move around in your attic and not allow the air to sit and cause your home to heat up too much. There are several ways that ventilation can be added, and it is best to have a professional do that for you.

Call Us Today

If you have an attic that is way too hot, please call us at Romano Bros. Heating & Air today. We can help you to work on cooling your attic so that your HVAC system does not have to work hard and all of your utility bills are kept low.