Insulating your loft, attic or flat roof is a simple way to reduce heat loss and your heating bills, along with your home’s carbon emissions.
Loft or roof insulation is effective for at least 40 years and pays for itself many times over.
Insulate other parts of your home for even lower bills with Cavity wall insulation.
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Rolls of Knauf mineral wool or earthwool insulation – 270mm thick.
The first layer is laid between the joists – the horizontal beams that make up the floor of the loft – then another layer is laid at right angles to cover the joists and make the insulation up to the required depth.
Thinner rolls of Knauf mineral wool or earthwool insulation – 120mm to 270mm.
If your current loft insulation isn’t to the recommended depth, we can top it up to 270mm with an extra 150mm layer of mineral wool. This could save you a further £25 a year on heating bills – ask us for a price.
Insulating between the joists of your loft will keep your house warmer, but not the roof space above.
To prevent cooler air in your insulated loft meaning cold draughts come through the loft hatch, we fit an insulated loft hatch and put strips of draught-excluding material around the hatch edges.
If your loft is easy to access and has no damp or condensation problems, we should be able to insulate it.
If access is easy and your loft joists are regular, we will install rolls of mineral wool insulation. The first layer is laid between the joists – the horizontal beams that make up the floor of the loft – then another layer is laid at right angles to cover the joists and make the insulation up to the required depth.
Any tanks and pipes that are in the loft would be insulated as part of the install to prevent them from potentially freezing in the future. Also, as part of the installation process, we need to ensure your loft is adequately ventilated. In some cases we might need to add some roof or tile vents and in others where the loft space is already adequately ventilated we would not need to make any adjustments.