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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

18 days 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

1 month 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

1 month 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.

The True Cost of Phil and Kirstie’s ‘Love It or List It’ Property Advice

The True Cost of Phil and Kirstie’s ‘Love It or List It’ Property Advice

1 month ago

You may be considering taking on a house renovation. But how do you know which renovations to focus on - from both a financial and happiness perspective? Luckily, Insulation Express have analysed every episode of season one to season four of Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer’s ‘Love It or List It’ to highlight the most profitable (and useful) renovations to...

Can the UK's Construction Lessen Its Plastic Usage?

Can the UK's Construction Lessen Its Plastic Usage?

2 months ago

Every year the UK uses over 5 million tonnes of plastic - that’s about 15 times as heavy as the Empire State Building. But did you know the construction industry accounts for a quarter (23%) of the plastic consumed in the UK? The construction industry is still heavily reliant on plastic, for its cheapness, durability and water-resistance making it the...

Are Your Construction Tools Affecting Your Hearing?

Are Your Construction Tools Affecting Your Hearing?

2 months ago

Did you know that 1 million people are exposed to hearing-damaging noise at work? If you work in construction, you’re most likely aware that the industry is a noisy business. But did you also know that the sector has the second highest rate of people developing occupational deafness? Unfortunately, when you lose your hearing, it’s irreversible and life-changing. With this...

Glass Wool or Mineral Wool: Which is Better?

Glass Wool or Mineral Wool: Which is Better?

2 months ago

You’ll need to make sure that the materials and tools that you are using for your insulation are the best that they can be, and that you’re using the right materials for the task at hand. Fibreglass and mineral wool are two of the best materials to use, but which is better for different scenarios?

What is Thermal Insulation?

What is Thermal Insulation?

2 months ago

Thermal insulation is essentially the reduction of heat transfer between objects, or the transfer of thermal energy from one place to another. Learn more about it in this expert guide. 

DIY Milestones: The Tasks You Should Master

DIY Milestones: The Tasks You Should Master

2 months ago

Younger generations are often criticised for not knowing the most basic DIY skills, but it’s not just millennials losing their DIY touch - it’s the whole of the UK. Last year, there were nearly 3 million Google searches regarding the most common DIY tasks - and that’s from Britain alone.  That’s why Insulation Express have collaborated with a DIY &...

Spring cleaning the exterior of your house checklist

Spring cleaning the exterior of your house checklist

2 months ago

As winter turns into spring, it’s time to start looking at spring cleaning tips that you can undertake yourself. People often focus on what they can do with their interiors, such as in the living room or the kitchen, but it’s also crucial to look at keeping the exterior of your home clean and to avoid further problems that could cost you money down the line.