Articles by Insulation Express

UK’s Noisiest Neighbours Revealed

UK’s Noisiest Neighbours Revealed

11 days ago

We have taken a look into which UK cities and towns have had the most noise complaints filed in the last five years (2017-2021). To do this, Freedom of Information requests were sent to 49 local councils requesting the total number of noise complaints, as well as yearly and monthly breakdowns. 

Why insulation is just as important in the summer

Why insulation is just as important in the summer

12 days ago

Most UK homeowners understand having good quality insulation is important in the winter months to help prevent heat from escaping through the floors, walls, and roof. However, some people don’t realise that insulation is also crucial for the summer months too, to stop your home from overheating in the hotter weather.

How to add 25% more value to your home with a loft conversion

How to add 25% more value to your home with a loft conversion

2 months ago

Find out how you can save money on your loft conversion, as well as the dos and don'ts in this Insulation Express expert guide.

Fixing damp and condensation

Fixing damp and condensation

3 months ago

It goes without saying that damp and condensation can cause a multitude of problems in your home, both of which are caused by an unwanted build-up of moisture.  As well as damaging the structure of the home itself, it can also affect your health if it is not fixed, and mould starts to grow. Follow our guide on how to fix it.

Insulating tanks, pipes and radiators

Insulating tanks, pipes and radiators

3 months ago

When insulating the home, the focus is often on obvious areas, such as the loft, floors and walls. A lesser-known tip is that insulating your water tank, radiators and pipes can also help you save money on your energy bills.

Understanding U-Value and R-Values

Understanding U-Value and R-Values

3 months ago

What Is A U-Value?   In relation to insulating the home, a U-Value is the flow and loss of heat through the materials that make up the building itself, including bricks, flooring, roofing and windows. The U-Value is measured in watts at the rate of heat transfer. The important point to note is that the lower the U-Value is, the...

A Guide to Insulation Types

A Guide to Insulation Types

3 months ago

Insulating your home can save money and help the environment. However, the many types of insulation available for different parts of your home can make it feel like an intimidating task to take on. We have compiled an easy to read guide that covers many different types of insulation, from loft to cavity wall. Read on to learn how to insulate...

A Guide to Cavity Wall Insulation

A Guide to Cavity Wall Insulation

3 months ago

Cavity walls are responsible for up to 35% of heat loss from the average UK home, this leads to higher energy bills as central heating makes up for this heat deficit. Many homes built after the 1930s have two walls with a gap between, known as a cavity wall. This was designed to keep rainwater from getting in, but also...

A Guide to Roof and Loft Insulation

A Guide to Roof and Loft Insulation

3 months ago

Roof and loft insulation can save you money, keep your house warm and help the environment. However, it can also seem like a very complex subject which many different types of insulation available. To help you learn about the types of insulation which will be best for your home, we have compiled this guide to roof and loft insulation which...

How To Insulate A Garage

How To Insulate A Garage

3 months ago

How you view your garage can sometimes depend on your personality. For some, a garage is just a space to park your car, while others tend to renovate their garages to create a usable living space, and to act as an extension of the home. Find out how to insulate it here.