Under Floor Insulation

This might seem a little strange to some people. However, this is an important factor in some homes. In fact, most of the older type homes with wooden floors need this type of application. Under Floor Insulation is installed from below the floor to prevent the cold air rising through the wooden floors. Homes with Roof Insulation installed are still very cold in winter. Insulating with Under Floor Insulation changes this dynamic totally. Under Floor Insulation Benefits Insulated homes will generally make the home cooler in summer and warmer in winter. However in the older style homes with wooden floors, this can make the home colder in winter. How is this possible you may ask? Wooden floors in some of the older homes have a cavity gap underneath the home. This space is designed to breather so air will flow through. In fact, this must not be blocked off as this will affect the wooden floors. So the cold air blowing in the wind under the home on a cold winters day will make the home much colder even with Roof Insulation. So to solve this issue we will climb in under the floor section and fit wire strainers under…

Sound Proofing Wooden Floors

We must get at least 200 requests a month on Sound Proofing Wooden Floors. This is a simple operation however the process must start at the building stage of the home. Having said that there are a few ways to cover the existing floor. In this post, we will try and touch on both aspects of Sound Proofing Wooden Floors. In fact, Noise Pollution is very unpleasant when the problem can’t be solved. Sound Proofing Wooden Floors in Existing Homes This application is a little more complicated than doing the installation at building stage. The biggest problem with floors that are already in place with a ceiling below is sound transference. Sound transference is carried from through all components.  Floor to the Wooden Beams to the Ceiling. As all components are attached the sound travels through all three. Fitting insulation between the floors and the ceiling will result in a reduction of speech noise. However, the walking noise will still be the same. The benefit is that you will reduce talking and TV noise. However, to do this either the floor must be lifted or the ceiling removed. This will add cost to the application. Ideally, two layers of 135mm…

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