Insulation

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.

Understanding U-Value and R-Values

Understanding U-Value and R-Values

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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.

A Guide to Solid Wall Insulation

A Guide to Solid Wall Insulation

1 month ago

To improve the energy efficiency of your home, it can be very helpful to insulate the walls. It is important to know whether you have 'cavity' or 'solid' walls as this will affect the price and method of insulating your home. Read on for information on how to tell what type of walls you have and the various methods of insulating...

Floor Insulation Guide

Floor Insulation Guide

1 month ago

Insulating your floorboards can help to reduce your energy bills and ensure that your home stays warm and draught free. Most people insulate the ground floor of their property because this is where you’ll feel the cold. You can also insulate an upper floor if it isn’t above a space that has no heating such as a garage or a...

The Dos and Don'ts of Loft Insulation

The Dos and Don'ts of Loft Insulation

1 month ago

When improving the energy efficiency of your home, and reducing energy bills, insulating your loft is a great place to start. Insulating your loft by yourself is another way to save money, however, it can be an intimidating task. We have compiled a list of do’s and don’ts to help you get started. Read on for information on the materials...