Get Your home Winter ready with Attic Insulation!

Get Your home Winter ready with Attic Insulation!

With the end of Summer only three weeks away and the days start to grow shorter. It’s time to get your home winter ready, one often overlooked area of a home is the attic. Modern standards for insulation is 300mm, most homes within Ireland only have 100mm of insulation, it’s time to take action and start saving 30% of your home’s heat.

The Significance of Attic Insulation:

Attics aren’t exactly the most glamorous part of a home, but in terms of heat loss they play a crucial role in maintaining comfort and energy efficiency in the winter months.

  1. Energy Efficiency: Correct depths of attic insulation will help control your home’s temperature. In the winter, it prevents warm air from escaping through the roof, which leads to up to 30% savings on energy bills.

  2. Comfort: Attic Insulation at proper SEAI Standards helps you home remain comfortable throughout the winter and will make it easier to maintain a consistent indoor temperature. Cutting back on any drafts and cold spots throughout the house.

  3. Reduced Energy Bills: Stopping the heat loss at ceiling level will significantly reduce your energy bills. With fuel prices as high as ever this means more money in your pocket.

  4. Environmental Benefits: Reducing your energy consumption will also help minimise your carbon footprint, it’s a win-win for both the environment and your wallet

What are your Insulation needs

To determine whether your home meets current standards can be done visually. Most homes floor joists will be approximately 100 mm and will have these gaps filled with insulation but this is still below the recommended level. Completing a 200mm top up in the attic will ensure your home meets these current standards, to help you estimate this cost we recommend using our attic insulation calculator. Link to Attic Insulation Calculator

Attic Flooring

We can also provide flooring in sections of the attic to allow safe easily accessible areas into the attic for storage. We provide this whilst still achieving the required thermal conductivity, In addition to allow access into the attic we can install a set Folding Attic Stairs which will mean it’s no longer a chore to get into the attic. So as the summer comes to the end and winter approaches, it is the perfect time to upgrade your home insulation, especially in the attic. Don’t wait until the cold weather sets in, use our easy no fuss calculator to get your estimate today.