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reduce heat in your home with insulation

reduce heat in your home with insulation

A question asked by many homeowners. Will Insulation reduce heat in my home? The answer to that can be yes or no. Any Roof Insulation Product will certainly reduce the temperature or heat gain in your home. And this, of course, will only be the case if the Isotherm Roof Insulation has been installed correctly. In order to Reduce Heat in Your Home With Insulation, it is important to install the correct Insulation.

Reduce Heat in your Home With Insulation

  1. Firstly the correct Roof Insulation Product for your area must be installed.
  2. The correct thickness for the Western Cape Region is the 145mm Isotherm Insulation.
  3. The Isotherm Thermal Insulation must be installed directly onto the ceiling between the main beams.
  4. It is also very important to understand that the Isotherm Roof Insulation must NOT be laid over the beams. At all times the Roof Insulation must be fitted directly on the ceiling.
  5. Installing the Isotherm Roof Insulation directly on the ceiling will reduce the possibility of the heat in the roof space from getting under the insulation. Once the heat pressure gets under the Isotherm Insulation it will be trapped and will make your home hotter.
  6. Once the insulation is laid correctly in the roof space covering the entire roof space there will be a noticeable drop in temperature in the home. In fact, the temperature can be reduced by as much as 4 to 8 degrees C.
  7. This, in turn, will reduce the need for ceiling fans or even the use of air conditioners.

How Roof Insulation Works

In fact Roof, Insulation products like Isotherm Insulation are the same as blankets or clothing that we wear. If it is a hot day we will wear light cotton type clothing so that we do not feel the heat. However, Reduce Heat in Your Home With Insulation the correct thickness Roof Insulation must be installed.

On cold days we will wear clothing that is far warmer and is more insulated for the cold day. This will help us get through our day more comfortable without any form of additional heating.

Now Isotherm Roof Insulation is exactly the same. The insulation is like clothes for the roof space. When properly installed Isotherm will give many years of comfort and energy saving. The main difference is that Unlike fashion Roof Insulation products like Isotherm Insulation will still be effective for more than 30 years.

The most important factor in the roof insulation application is as follows.

  • The Isotherm must be installed correctly. fitted between the beams and with no gaps.
  • Installing the correct Isotherm Insulation is critical. Read our the Isotherm specifications page to make sure that you select the correct thickness of Isotherm for the application. In fact, the 145mm Isotherm is compulsory for all new homes in the Western Cape.
  • This will make your home SANS compliant as per the new legislation.

Use The Services of a Roof Insulation Contractor

Installing Roof Insulation is not cheap enough to buy the insulation and have this product incorrectly installed.  Installing Roof Insulation should always be undertaken by professional Roof Insulation Contractors. Contractors that specialize in installing Roof Insulation will always be well trained and you will benefit from this.

Also, you can be guaranteed that the Isotherm Insulation Prices will be the best as Isotherm Contractors and Distributors buy in bulk so you save.

Also, the comprehensive insurance is a must for all professional roofing insulation contractors. Not only will you Reduce the Temperature in Your Home With Insulation in Summer. You will also Reduce the Temperature loss with Insulation in Winter. Always install SANS compliant insulation.

 

 

 

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