If your loft is easy to access and has no damp or condensation problems it should be easy to insulate. If access is easy and your loft joists are regular, we can use rolls of mineral wool insulation. The recommended depth for mineral wool insulation is 270mm but other materials need different depths. 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.
Insulation stops heat escaping from living spaces, so it will make your loft space cooler, which could introduce or worsen existing damp or condensation problems. If you are installing loft insulation yourself please keep in mind that you may need to increase ventilation and you will need to get Building Control Approval. Get professional advice before installing insulation to see if you can fix any damp problems first.
*Installation times may vary depending on your specific needs and requirements.
Loftboarding.net provides loft insulation, loft clearance and loft boarding services in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Surrey and West Sussex. We are a small, family run business and are fully licensed and insured.