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Insulation Regulations

Installing insulation must comply with building regulations

If you are installing insulation in your home it is probably because you want to reduce your energy consumption and save money on your heating bills.

Effective insulation can save several hundred pounds a year, and with all the grants and offers available, it makes sense to improve the efficiency of your home wherever possible.

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Insulation Materials

The instalition of mineral wool is the most popular choice for home insulation

As the cost of energy continues to rise, it is becoming more expensive to heat our homes.

Many people are investing in energy saving measures to reduce their heating bills and installing insulation is one of the most popular types of home improvement in the UK.

Properly insulating a house will drastically reduce heat loss, and can save several hundreds of pounds a year on energy bills.

You can insulate the roof of a house by laying insulation in the loft; if you have cavity walls they can be filled with insulation, while solid walls can be insulated from the outside or the inside. … Continue Reading

Introduction to Home Insulation

Improving the insulation of your property will add value to the home.

The price of electricity and gas is spiralling in the UK and many people are looking at ways to save energy to reduce their utility bills.

Insulating your home is an excellent way to reduce the amount of energy you use to heat your house and save money on heating bills.

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Insulation FAQ

Home Insulation Frequently Asked Questions Answered.

Are there any grants available for insulation?

Yes. There are several different grants and offers that you can take advantage of if you are making home improvements which make your property more energy efficient.

Most energy companies provide government subsidised grants to help people pay for some or all of the costs of having insulation installed. People over seventy years of age and people on certain qualifying benefits are entitled to 100% of the costs.

The government also runs the Warm Front Scheme, which provides financial help for insulation to people on low incomes who live in poorly insulated houses. Grants of up to £3,500 can be claimed under the scheme.

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Insulation Basics

Insulation Regulations

Installing insulation must comply with building regulations

If you are installing insulation in your home it is probably because you want to reduce your energy consumption and save money on your heating …

Insulation Materials

The instalition of mineral wool is the most popular choice for home insulation

As the cost of energy continues to rise, it is becoming more expensive to heat our homes. Many people are investing in energy saving measures …

Introduction to Home Insulation

Improving the insulation of your property will add value to the home.

The price of electricity and gas is spiralling in the UK and many people are looking at ways to save energy to reduce their utility …

Wall Insulation

Cavity Wall Insulation

You will save money on your heating bills by Insulating the Cavity Walls of your home.

Insulating your home helps to keep it warmer and will help you save energy. With the cost of energy continuing to increase it is becoming …

Problems with Cavity Wall Insulation

Poor installiation can cause problems with condensation

Cavity walls are constructed in two layers; an inner wall and an outer wall. The gap in-between is referred to as the cavity. New homes …

Wall Insulation

Reduce your energy usage and heating bills by fitting wall insulation.

Insulating your walls is one of the most effective things you can do to reduce your heating bills and save energy. Up to a third …

Roof Insulation

Roof and Rafter Insulation

Cut home heating costs by installing good roof and rafter insulation.

Heating a property is becoming more and more expensive as the cost of gas and electricity continue to rise. With the government also committed to …

Problems with Roof Insulation

You can insulate your roof without a problem if you have good materials and access.

Installing insulation in your house is one of the most effective ways to save energy and make your home more efficient. With the cost of …