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Ensuring your home is well insulated is a vitally important step to help you reduce your monthly heating bills. Poorly insulated walls could cost you 100`s of pounds each year as heat escapes your property to the outside, not only is this bad for your wallet but also has a negative impact on the environment by increasing your carbon footprint as you turn your central heating system up.
Approved Trader is here to help with tradesmen who have a long history of helping people insulate their home from both the inside and out. With a wide range of internal wall insulation solutions available we can help you narrow your choices down and pick the best fit solution for your circumstances and property. A popular option for insulating internal walls, polyurethane foams that has a high insulation factor, this is achieved by injecting the foam with a thermal conductivity gas that is stored in the closed cells of the form.
Cavity Wall Insulation
Approved Trader have companies specialising in insulating those cavity walls that so much heat can escape through with insulation techniques for both new build properties as well on property renovations, if you have any questions on how to insulate your cavity wall or looking for a no obligation free quote of how much cavity wall insulation may cost then please don`t hesitate to get in touch.
Insulation of Timber Framed Walls
Wood construction, framing is a common technique, used for the aesthetic value as well as the material lightness and speed of construction, wood framed walls have their own thermal drawbacks, most wood is porous allowing some air to travel through, Approved Trader can help you fit thermal insulation foam as well as possibly treating the wood reducing the amount of heated air that will be able to escape from your home.
External Wall Insulation
A common method to provide thermal insulation of the walls from the outside is placing an insulator on all external walls . This is covered with an insulating coating or a cladding . This insulation process ensures tightness rain, eliminate thermal bridges, structures and reduce structural cracks and damage reducing the amount of heat escaping your property. Insulating the external wall will not cause as much distractions as the tradesmen`s work will mostly be limited to the outside, reducing the need for the tradesmen to enter your home and allowing them to work when you are not at home. The addition of cladding on the outside of your buildings not only helps insulate your property but also gives your home an instant face lift simultaneously.
Insulating your homes external wall help you maintain a stable temperature all year round, day and night, reducing the amount of heat escaping and stop the cold drafts entering, good insulation can help reduce temperature variations and enable you to turn down your heating.
A thin reinforced fiberglass mat, applied to the outside of your building is another popular method of insulating your property, the fiberglass mat is made from expanded polystyrene, mineral wool or wood fibers again this will help your home retain the internal heat and keep the cold outside.