General RoofingResidential RoofingHow to Improve Your Roof Insulation

January 5, 2023by American Roofing

the hot temperatures can make it difficult to keep your home cool. One of the best ways to keep your home cooler is by investing in better roof insulation. Improving your roof insulation can help you save energy and money by keeping your air conditioning bill lower. Here are some tips for how to better insulate your roof here in Arizona.

Choose a Quality Material:

The first step is choosing a quality material for your roof insulation. For example, spray foam is becoming increasingly popular because it helps seal any cracks or gaps that may be present in the roofing materials. This helps reduce air infiltration and can improve the overall efficiency of your cooling system. Additionally, spray foam insulation will also last longer and provide better protection against moisture damage than other types of insulation materials such as fiberglass.

Install Radiant Barrier Sheeting:

Radiant barrier sheeting is another great way to improve the insulation on your roof in Arizona. This material helps reflect heat away from the house and prevent it from entering through the walls or windows. The reflective surface helps reduce interior temperatures by up to 15 degrees Fahrenheit, which makes it much easier to stay cool during those hot summer days! Additionally, radiant barrier sheeting can help reduce outside noise from entering into the home as well.

Consider Adding Ventilation:

Adding ventilation is important when trying to optimize energy-efficiency when insulating a roof. Proper attic ventilation helps keep temperatures consistent throughout the day and night and prevents excessive heat build-up during times when air conditioning isn’t running. Adding vents near the eaves can help regulate air flow and prevent condensation buildup within attics or crawlspaces which could lead to water damage over time if not addressed properly.


Improving insulation on your roof should be an essential part of maintaining a comfortable living environment year-round while also helping you save money on energy bills each month! Investing in quality materials such as spray foam or radiant barrier sheeting can make a significant difference when it comes to reducing indoor temperatures during hot weather months while adding proper ventilation will ensure consistent airflow throughout attics or crawlspaces to prevent moisture accumulation. With American Roofing & Waterproofing’s expert team of professionals at your disposal you’ll be sure that all these steps are taken care of quickly and efficiently! Contact us today for more information about how we can help you better insulate your roof!


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