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Floor Insulation

If you're tired of waking up to cold floors, GSM Services can help

Ground level floors may get too cold in the winter if the spaces beneath them are cold. Existing insulation (if there is any) is often inadequate or improperly installed beneath the floorboards. Floor surfaces cool as the heat they contain is sucked away.

Insulating the floors in your home will reduce drafts and help you save each year on energy costs. GSM Services is your local home insulation company, providing our professional floor insulation services to local homeowners throughout Greater Charlotte. Contact us today to get started on living comfortably at home!

Insulation solutions for the spaces below your floor

When possible, convert the space below your floor to a conditioned (warm) space. For example, by insulating basement or crawl space walls with the proper material, those spaces will become much warmer and so will the floors above them.

When it's not possible to insulate the walls of your basement or crawl space, ask us about insulating the joist bays (spaces between joists) under the floor. We have various types of insulation materials that can do the job, including rigid foam.

More tips for warmer toes

  • Vinyl, carpet, cork, and wood feel warmer than ceramic tile, stone, and concrete.
  • Install glass doors on your fireplace.
  • Where feasible, supply outdoor combustion air to your furnace. Drawing combustion air from your basement or utility closet creates drafts.
  • Weatherstrip your windows and doors, especially the gaps between the bottom of exterior doors and the thresholds.
  • Wear warm slippers and socks!

Warm up cold floors above garages, balconies, and porches

Ground level floors aren't the only ones that can get cold. Rooms built above garages are notorious for having cold floors due to lack of insulation, and so is any floor that's cantilevered (overhangs the foundation perimeter).

Balconies, bow and bay windows, and bump-outs are all examples of cantilevered spaces. Their floors are especially prone to air leaks because of ill-fitting soffits (boards used to seal under the overhang) combined with direct exposure to wind. GSM Services has detailed solutions for each and every situation.

We will specify the most appropriate insulation services based upon your home's construction and your budget. Start saving energy and money today with an insulation upgrade. Call (704) 864-0344 or contact us online for an insulation estimate or a home energy audit in Charlotte, Gastonia, Mount Holly, Fort Mill, Huntersville, Denver, Matthews, , Lincolnton, Clover, and nearby!