What Are Radiant Barriers?
Radiant barriers are designed to keep the hazardous light and heat from the sun at bay, preserving a home’s attic and roof. The interiors of the barriers are constructed from a range of substrate materials, including substances like oriented strand board or plastic films. Even thin materials like kraft paper or cardboard can work quite well too because of the barrier’s exterior. Made with reflective coverings such as aluminum foil, the surface is tightly wound around the interior to protect it from water damage.
Why Are Radiant Barriers Important?
Throughout the day, a roof absorbs a large amount of the sun’s rays. Over time, this extensive absorption causes some serious problems. First of all, the light does damage to the internal structure of the roof over time. If the roof has already experienced water damage from past leaks, the UV rays from the baking sun will contribute even further to its gradual erosion. Additionally, the tremendous amount of solar heat that pours down gets sucked into the attic. This causes an already warm home to feel even hotter and requires additional air conditioning to keep the house cool. Radiant barriers serve to reflect the UV light away from the roof, thus eliminating both these hazards simultaneously.
Along with both of these critical advantages, radiant barriers also offer other benefits too, including:
- Decreasing the overall carbon footprint of a household
- Protection from water damage to valuables stored in the attic
- Strengthened integrity of the roof without extra condensation forming
Our devoted team is ready to answer your questions about San Jose & Surrounding Areas, radiant barrier services, so just contact us today at (408) 715-1255.
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