When considering insulation for your walls, make sure to choose the right product and R-value to start with. Something to keep in mind is that it’s difficult to replace the wall insulation once the walls have been sealed up. It will be quite costly to replace in the future. Professional installation is also advised.
Every home will be slightly different. A lot also depends on the design technique and the level of insulation you currently have. The materials the wall is made out of also holds a small R-value. Not enough to be efficient. High-quality wall insulation products are the best option.
HOW MUCH HEAT IS LOST THROUGH WALLS?
For a comfortable indoor living space, you must insulate your walls effectively with thermal and acoustic products.
- 18-25% of heat escapes without appropriate wall insulation
High-quality insulation can have a massive difference in the indoor temperature of your home. It provides a barrier between the external elements and the inside of your home. Fibreglass and Polyester products can be used in walls.
BENEFITS OF WALL INSULATION
- Wall insulation increase thermal performance
- Comfort throughout the year
- Amazing sound absorption properties
- Does not burn. Non-combustible
- Reduced energy usage
- Reduce electricity bills
- Easy to install
In fact, high-quality insulation will enhance the indoor temperature. Additionally, it will muffle interior noises and external noises. Acoustic is a term used to describe a wide range of soundproofing products available in South Africa.