If you have solid walls, one of the best ways to insulate your home is by using Stud Wall Insulation. Stud walls are interior walls constructed from a frame of vertical timber beams. Various insulating materials can then be packed between, or applied over, the timber before it is finished. Browse through our range of Stud Wall Insulation products below.
What is Internal Stud Wall Insulation?
Like external wall insulation, you can use various materials for your internal insulation project. A wall in good condition can be insulated with:
Rigid Foam that has a coating to make it waterproof
Internal wall insulation can be put onto an existing wall, or a stud wall can be built, and the insulation material placed in the gap between the original wall and the stud wall. If the wall is in good condition, then you can fix insulation boards to the wall and then plasterboard on top. If the walls aren’t in good condition, then it is advisable to build a stud wall.
Why Use Internal Stud Wall Insulation?
It is an effective way to insulate your walls and it is cheaper than insulating the exterior. It is also a job that can be done if you have some experience with DIY. Walls that are in good condition can use board insulation which is quicker to install. If your walls aren’t in a suitable condition, then you can build a stud wall. The insulated stud wall is fixed to the original wall and after this is decorated it will have the added advantage of having a perfect finish.
Are there any Issues with Internal Stud Wall Insulation?
You will lose an amount of internal space in the room due to the added insulation. Therefore, the size of your room will be smaller, especially if you build stud walls. You will also have to take into consideration things such as electrical sockets, door frames and light switches as they will need to be repositioned. Allow for these possible extra costs when you are budgeting for the work to be carried out.