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Loft Insulation

Kent Loft Insulation Services

Heat rises, and in a property that is not insulated a quarter of your heat is lost through the roof. Insulating your loft, attic or flat roof is a simple and effective way to save that waste and reduce your heating bills – you can even do it yourself.

Loft insulation is effective for at least 40 years, and it will pay for itself over and over again in that time.

If you plan to use the loft or attic for storage, you will want to lay boards over the joists.

Unfortunately, if you only insulate between the joists before doing this, the insulation won't be thick enough. To get enough insulation you can:

  • Insulate between the joists with mineral wool and then lay rigid insulation boards on top, with wooden boarding on top of that. You can buy insulation board pre-bonded to floor boarding to make the job easier.
  • Or raise the level of the floor so you can fit enough mineral wool beneath the new floor level.

Either way, make sure you don't squash the mineral wool when you fit the boards on top - this will reduce its insulation value.

Roofing Dynamics has its own team that tackles all different problems that arise regarding insulation these problems.