Cavity Wall Insulation

Cavity tray Wiki

Cavity tray Wiki

August 30, 2017
The external fabric of a building can be a significant source of heat loss or gain. For this reason, the building regulations specify minimum…

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Wet cavity wall insulation

Wet cavity wall insulation

August 22, 2017
The Problem Cavity walls were first introduced as a measure against water ingress in the 1890’s and slowly became the accepted norm over the…

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Wet insulation in walls

Wet insulation in walls

August 12, 2017
Dear Merriam-Webster: Let the spelling fit the sentiment. “Damage” is “DAMNage.” Signed, The Concord Carpenter In this home, water that slipped…

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Attic insulation Baffles

Attic insulation Baffles

July 4, 2017
Baffles prevent insulation from restricting air movement. While it may seem counterintuitive, even well-insulated attic spaces require air circulation…

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Air bricks cavity wall insulation

Air bricks cavity wall insulation

July 2, 2017
Summary: Some common questions about air bricks such as What are Air Bricks and Why Use Air Bricks in My House? We tell you why you need air…

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Internal insulation

Internal insulation

June 16, 2017
Internal wall insulation is insulation of the internal surface of external (heat losing) walls, so it is an alternative to external wall insulation…

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Cavity wall Ventilation

Cavity wall Ventilation

June 12, 2017
As designers and building owners place increased demands on exterior walls to isolate the outside climate from the interior controlled environment…

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Insulating a bathroom

Insulating a bathroom

May 25, 2017
Josh, a builder in Columbus, Ohio, has been hired to add a bathroom in the attic of an existing house. Although he had hoped to use cellulose…

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Insulated Carpet padding

Insulated Carpet padding

April 30, 2017
How to select the carpet pad that s best for your carpet With so many carpet varieties available, it stands to reason that there would be many…

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Insulation, Carpet

Insulation, Carpet

April 14, 2017
The carpet s hidden padding plays a large role in insulating a room. A home s flooring influences how warm and cool it is over the changing seasons…

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Cavity wall insulation and damp

Cavity wall insulation and damp

March 23, 2017
The Government scheme was meant to make homes more energy-efficient but some owners say their bills have increased since having the cavity wall…

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Cavity wall air bricks

Cavity wall air bricks

March 15, 2017
Airbricks, sometimes called air bricks or air vents, are special bricks containing holes that allow air to enter under the floor of buildings…

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Can I have cavity wall insulation?

Can I have cavity wall insulation?

February 14, 2017
About a third of all the heat lost in an uninsulated home escapes through the walls. Heat will always flow from a warm area to a cold one. In…

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Does cavity wall insulation cause condensation

Does cavity wall insulation cause condensation

October 25, 2015
Estimates based on insulating a gas-heated home. Costs may vary significantly depending on level of work required. Above estimates are based…

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Loft conversion insulation requirements

Loft conversion insulation requirements

September 28, 2015
A common method of improving a home is to add space and value by carrying out a loft conversion. As well as adding an extra room to the house…

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