EXTERNAL WALL INSULATION
Eco-Insulation Home specialises in providing external wall insulation products and services. External wall insulation boards is fixed to the outside of a property after they are normally rendered to give a protective and decorative finish to the exterior.
The steps are as following:
2. Adhesive mortar - To level uneven surfaces
3. EPS insulation
4. EPS Mechanical fixing Screw
5. 1st layer of base adhesive mortar
7. 2nd layer of base adhesive mortar
9 Thin coat silicone finish
The finish will cover the whole of the outside of your property, including existing brickwork, and may change its appearance. So you must find out if you need planning permission. There is many types of insulation boards e.g. Mineral Foam, Polyurethane Foam, Phenolic Foam. We mainly use EPS, Expanded Polystyrene.
Why install external wall insulation?
Insulating your home could cut your heating costs considerably. Solid walls are notorious for letting through twice as much heat as cavity walls.
What are the benefits of having external wall insulation installed?
There are so many reasons why insulating your solid walls is a great energy saving measure.
External wall insulation is one of the most effective ways of eliminating damp and mold
It can reduce condensation significantly
External wall insulation can be applied without disruption to the household
Insulating your solid walls from outside does not reduce the floor area of your home
External wall insulation gives a beautiful new look to your home
By insulating your walls from outside, you will improve the weather proofing and the sound resistance of your home
Installing external wall insulation fills cracks and gaps in the brickwork which reduces drought
Insulating your walls from outside increases the life of your walls by protecting the brickwork
Your home will have a fresh new look.
What should I consider when installing external wall insulation?
You may need planning permission - You should be aware that installing external wall insulation will change the appearance of your property significantly, you should check with your local council first to see if you require permission.
The process requires good access to the outer walls - If for some reason the access to the walls is restricted, you may have to consult a professional to discuss if the property can be properly insulated from the outside.
Problematic walls - Installing external wall insulation is not recommended if the outer walls if the outer walls are problematic and cannot be repaired.
Conservation areas - If you live in a conservation area, you will need to check with your local council first before changing the appearance of your home.
How much can I save?
If you live in a detached house you could be saving as much as £455 a year.
How much CO2 will I save?
Insulating your home with external wall insulation could save up to 1,900kg of carbon dioxide a year.
How much does it cost?
The cost of installing external wall insulation can vary greatly depending on the condition of your home and factors such as the type of insulation system installed and the size of your property. Book an appointment with one of our energy saving advisors for a no obligation advice about external wall insulation.