Frequently Asked Questions

Technical Questions

Absolutely! Insulation will help keep comfortable temperatures throughout the year while reducing energy costs by up to 30%… You might think that it is better to have too much insulation than too little, but excessive insulation may actually harm the overall performance of your home’s HVAC system. Over-insulation restricts airflow through the ducts and reduces your home’s ventilation capability. This in turn gives rise to a host of issues, such as moisture problems, and harmful mold growth. See our Insulation page for more information.

Typically, rodents are inside the attic only during the late night and early morning. When one of our technicians is inspecting the attic, they typically run out due to the human activity. This is the best time to close any holes as the rodents will be sealed out of the structure. In the rare case that a rodent is stuck in the attic after it was sealed, we will return to pick it up. This is similar to using traps, however, the difference with rodent proofing is that you are securing a long-term solution.

We use the brand Owens Corning. It comes in the form of fiber glass blown-in or fiberglass batting (rolls) insulation. We also offer cellulose insulation. This insulation is extremely safe and has received the Energy Star Certificate. If you’re unsure what the best insulation for your home is, we’re happy to perform an inspection and provide you the best options.

We do repair and replace air ducts — however, we DO NOT recommend a simple cleaning if your ducts have been contaminated by rodents. This situation requires an in-depth procedure to ensure the contamination does not blow into your home.

Yes we do! Commercial buildings can experience the same problems with rodents and bad insulation as residential homes. Our team can handle any job, large or small. Call us today for a free inspection of your building — 858-609-8118

All our technicians have ladders along with all the other equipment needed for the Inspection.

Yes, you can be in the house while the work is being performed. You may choose to leave if you like. The Crew Leader can give you a call prior to finishing the work if you choose to leave.

The appointment can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on how big the attic is, how hard it is to maneuver inside, and if you have any questions to ask the technician. We try to be as prompt yet thorough as possible.

Typically within a few days we can schedule to perform any type of work, depending on our work load and the season.

About Our Company

High standards, systems to ensure quality of work; including management and quality control, as well as a high level of professionalism. We take time-stamped pictures of your attic/crawl space so you can have references of our work upon inspection and completion. Customer service is a number ONE priority for us…and we actually do care about our clients!

Check out Yelp, Google+, Home Advisor or the BBB. In addition, we have a reference list by clients that have agreed to speak to clients like yourself and share their experience with our company. Feel free to contact our office and request these and we will gladly provide you a list.

We do in home inspections Sunday through Friday. Our offices are open on Saturdays but we do not perform any inspections this day. Click here to request an attic inspection appointment.

We provide an alternative solution for getting rid of rodents which is called rodent proofing. By sealing up all entry points into the structure we ensure no rodents can continue to enter the home. Please see our rodent proofing page for me information.

Attic Construction was formed in 2011 right here in San Diego, CA. We are an accredited Better Business Bureau company and are licensed and insured. Please see our About Us page for more information about our company.

We are licensed with both a specialty insulation license (C-2) and also a general contractor’s B license. Check out our license page on the CSLB (California State License Board). We are insured and comply with all bonds and workers compensation requirements.

All our work in performed in house by our trained professionals. We use absolutely no sub-contractors to perform our work.

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