Are you converting the attic in your home to a playroom, bedroom or other type of living space? If so, there are many factors to consider. It’s crucial that you evaluate your home’s HVAC system as you’re renovating to ensure your converted attic is comfortable in all seasons Here’s are three HVAC needs for your converted attic in High Point, North Carolina:

Adjusted Insulation

Attic insulation typically lays on the floor as long bats. This is effective for an attic that’s isolated from the rest of the house; it keeps heating and cooling contained below.

However, if you’re converting your home into a livable space, you’ll need to heat and cool the area. Move the insulation from the floor of the attic to the walls and ceiling. This will keep outside temperatures out while containing heating and cooling inside.

Updated Ductwork

You’ll need to adjust the ductwork in your home to supply conditioned air to the attic space. This may require custom sheet metal fabrication and installation. We have an in-house sheet metal fabricator who can help you.

A New HVAC System

Your HVAC system is sized carefully for the square footage of your home. If you add a sizable finished attic to that space, your current heater and air conditioner may no longer be suitable for your needs.

When converting your attic, it’s important to consult with one of our service technicians to determine whether your current HVAC system can support the needs of your updated home. If your system isn’t up to the task, we’ll help you choose the right HVAC installation for your home.

If you’re renovating your attic, contact Charlie’s Heating & Cooling at 336-346-8719 for an HVAC consultation. We can help you determine your heating and cooling needs for this new part of your home. That way, you can invest in the installation you need at the best possible price.

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