Insulation is one of the best investments you can make into your home. You get to enjoy a comfortable home without the temperature extremes. Of course, an efficient home means you’ll also save on power bills. If you’ve decided to insulate your home, you may be wondering when is the best time is to insulate a house? Keep reading to discover what’s right for your household.

When should I insulate my house?

The easiest time to insulate a home is during construction. Properly installed insulation provides benefits like energy savings and in construction there ease of access and no disruption to the occupier’s daily routine. For existing homeowners, you’ll want to take other factors into account like the ease of installation and seasonal factors to get started.

  1. Ease of installation 

Australians have a love affair with home renovations. If you’re looking to remodel or have some structural repairs, plumbing, rewiring, or restumping, this is a good time to insulate throughout the home. You’ll already have Trades doing work so why not get it all done in one go.

  1. Seasonal considerations

Residents in Western Australia have to deal with some extreme weather – blistering hot summers and cool winters. It’s best to get on the front foot and install insulation well in advance of these seasons. There’s high demand for installation services just before summer and winter. Avoid the rush and get it done early!

What time of year is insulation cheapest?

Insulation costs remain fairly consistent year-round so the best time for getting insulation is probably right now. We offer competitive pricing and can provide quality insulation services throughout the year.

Can you install insulation in winter?

Our polyurethane spray foam insulation can be installed any time of year, even in the coldest months. If you’re in the middle of a cold snap and are feeling the pinch, contact us now and we can discuss the best steps forward.

How do I know if my house is properly insulated?

If you’ve bought an older house, you may be wondering if the insulation is still effective and if there are any gaps. To check how well your house is insulated, you can use a thermal imager to get quick answers. However, a less expensive option is to organise an energy efficiency audit. An expert will look at your insulation along with a range of other factors that impact your homes efficiency.

Ready to get started?

Installing insulation during construction is by far the best time to get the job done. Existing owners intending to renovate the house or make major repairs can get it insulated at the same time. For everyone else, there’s never been a better time than now.

To achieve the best results, consider retrofitting all areas of the house that allow hot and cold air in. This includes the walls, ceiling, and underfloor. If you live in the Perth area, check out the suburbs we serve and get in contact. Our friendly team can provide you with a no-obligation quote.