Guides

What Are Cavity Closers and How to Install Them?

What Are Cavity Closers and How to Install Them?

2 months ago

When dealing with work inside the home, you may have come across the term ‘cavity closer’ but are not quite sure what they are or what their purpose within the home is. Insulation Express are here to explain all and tell you how you’d go about installing a cavity closer yourself when working with cavity wall insulation.

How To Install Underfloor Heating

How To Install Underfloor Heating

2 months ago

Looking to install underfloor heating in your home but not sure where to start? We’ll take you through a step-by-step guide to make sure you don’t make any mistakes. Underfloor heating is becoming more popular year on year and can be a great addition to your home for those harsh winter months.

How To Render A Wall

How To Render A Wall

3 months ago

When constructing a home, rendering your walls is often part of the process that is overlooked or not taken as seriously as it should be. We’re here to explain what exactly is meant by rendering a wall and why it is extremely important to do it. 

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.

How To Screed A Floor

How To Screed A Floor

3 months ago

Installing a screed layer on a floor in your home can often be a difficult task without any experience of doing the job previously. It can also be tough to know exactly what tools you will need if you have indeed decided to do it yourself. We've put together a great guide on how to do it.

How To Inspect The Existing Insulation In Your Home

How To Inspect The Existing Insulation In Your Home

3 months ago

As a home owner, it’s important to check the insulation in your property on a pretty regular basis. It can be a crucial aspect of living a comfortable life that is often overlooked. Check out our guide on the steps you need to take.

What Is An Energy Rating?

What Is An Energy Rating?

3 months ago

Many energy customers frequently find themselves looking for new ways to reduce their gas and electricity bills, whilst making attempts to cut down their carbon footprint. It’s easier than you might think to reduce your energy usage, and just a few simple changes can make a substantial difference, including using products with high energy ratings that tell you how energy-efficient...

What Is The Difference Between Celotex and Kingspan?

What Is The Difference Between Celotex and Kingspan?

5 months ago

Celotex vs Kingspan   When looking to purchase insulation products, there are two big names that will constantly crop up: Celotex and Kingspan. Both are very experienced in their field and offer a range of fantastic thermal and acoustic insulation products, suitable for insulating roofs, walls and floors. There are plenty of questions regarding the difference between the two, which...

Celotex: A Buyer’s Guide

Celotex: A Buyer’s Guide

5 months ago

Celotex Saint-Gobain Insulation UK offer a range of products for thermal and acoustic Insulation. With a strong focus on innovation, their products are of high quality and the company has over 90 years of experience.   What Is Celotex?   Celotex is a multi-purpose insulation board that can be used around the home for insulating roofs, walls and floors and...

Eight Soundproofing Myths You Need To Know

Eight Soundproofing Myths You Need To Know

6 months ago

When soundproofing a home, it can be tempting to use DIY techniques as a quick or more cost effective solution. But do these techniques really work? Here we look at the use of egg crates, carpeting walls, wallpaper, fiberglass insulation, cellulose insulation, the appearance of acoustic panels and how easy it is to soundproof a space. Read on for the...