Different Types of Wall Insulation

Installing wall insulation in your home is one of the best ways to increase the warmth and comfort of your home. We lose up to 30% of our heat through poorly insulated walls. The insulation will increase the heat retention ability of your walls, keeping your home warmer for longer, and reducing your energy usage and bills.

There 3 main methods of insulating your property’s walls depending on your property type and requirements.

External Wall Insulation 

External insulation involves insulation materials being applied directly to the exterior of the walls of your property. The insulation is then covered with rendering and decorative finishes. Acting as a barrier, the external insulation will retain heat inside your home while also protecting the outside from all kinds of weather conditions. External insulation increases airtightness, prevents damp and condensation and weatherproofing your home for years to come.

Cavity Wall Insulation 

A cavity wall is an external wall that consists of two rows of brick or concrete with a cavity, or space, between them. The best way to insulate these walls is to inject the insulation into this cavity from the outside. This method of insulation is a non-intrusive solution that increases the thermal performance of your walls and reduces energy costs as the amount of heat lost through the wall will fall dramatically.

Internal Insulation 

Internal insulation, also known as dry lining, involves applying insulating materials to the inner surfaces of your external walls. Usually, this means attaching an insulation board to the walls and covering it with a vapour barrier layer and plasterboard. While this is the cheapest of the wall insulation solutions it is also the most complicated to install. You will lose room space and kitchens, cabinets and other appliances will have to be taken out and refitted once the installation is complete.

Wall Insulation Dublin 

Usher Insulations is one of the most established home insulation companies in Dublin. We offer a range of wall insulation materials to suit every home and property type. With over 30 years of experience, our expert team has hand selected our insulation products based on their ease of application, high quality, and competitive pricing. We are available for external wall insulation, cavity wall insulation, and internal wall insulation projects throughout Dublin. For more information contact our team today on 018201921.