loft insulation is any kind of insulation that is installed in the loft of a building with the aim of preventing the escape of heat through the roof. It's typically laid down as roles of mineral wool between the wooden beams and joists along the floor of your loft.
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Loft insulation is any kind of insulation that is installed in the loft of a building with the aim of preventing the escape of heat through the roof. It's typically laid down as roles of mineral wool between the wooden beams and joists along the floor of your loft.
It is said that up to a third of all heat in a home can escape from the roof, the government say you can save up to 20% on your heating bill by properly insulating your loft. Some key loft insulation points :-
Loft insulation is placed between the joists on the loft floor of your property and is different from roof insulation which is located between the tiles and rafters on your roof.
The most common materials used for loft insulation in the UK is Mineral Wool (Glass or Rock Wool), but other options are available such as Blown Cellulose (Recycled Newspaper), Quilted Mineral Wool (Glass or Rock Wool).
The recommended depth for loft insulation is 250 millimetres for rock wool, 220 millimetres for cellulose or 270 millimetres for glass wool.
As well as helping to lower your heating bills loft insulation can help lower wear and tear on your boiler and has a positive effect on the environment.
Loft Insulation can give you an annual saving of between £45 to £150
Keep your eye out for schemes and grants available to home owners which can substantially reduce the cost of installing insulation products.
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