External Wall Insulation

Solid walls have the added benefit of being insulated internally by applying rigid insulation boards to the existing walls, or by building a studded wall and then inserting insulation directly. There is a wide variety of insulation options available with the most common types of insulation being mineral and sheep’s wool.

Internal insulation on solid walls is generally a much cheaper option and a more cost-effective solution than installing external wall insulation, which has many added benefits as far as the cost of installation goes.

Additionally, you’ll also find internal wall insulation on solid walls can be installed one room at a time, making your wall insulation much more controllable and easier to manage.

In the UK alone, 28% of all home owners have a solid wall construction. Evaluating these statistics, this equates to more than 7 million homes. Most homes that were built before the mid-1930’s will certainly have solid walls, most of which have the further benefit of being insulated.

How Solid Wall Insulation works?

Solid wall insulation is a great way to store heat in your home. It achieves this by absorbing heat from both inside and outside of the property during the day. Acting like a heat collector, the warmth is stored throughout the walls of your home. On the flip side, external wall insulation will help counter-balance the absorption of heat during those ever so hot summer months.

The benefits of solid wall insulation include:

  • The insulation acts as an extremely effective noise barrier
  • It protects your home from heat loss
  • You could increase your home’s value
  • A cosy warm home during the winter
  • Saving money and reducing energy costs

How much can I save on installing Solid Wall Insulation?

You could be saving on your energy spend depending on the characterises of the property. Each home would need to be independently assessed, but more importantly the main benefits of installing solid wall insulation would be reduced energy costs and consumption.

Step by step application of External Wall Insulation (EWI) System

The Energy Savings Trust has estimated that the annual savings from a typical homeowner for a detached house are around £460, up to £270 for a semi-detached and approximately £180 for a mid-terraced. You can see from these figures alone that solid wall insulation is a great home investment.

Are you experiencing issues with your existing Solid Wall Insulation?

At Eco Target, our dedicated energy specialists will assess and recommend the most appropriate strategy for having solid wall insulation at your home. For homeowners looking into redesign or remodelling rooms in their home, solid wall insulation would be a great option.

Homes will hold more warmth and be much more delightful to live in. The added protection also includes a noise reduction barrier and would come in very useful if you live anywhere close to an open road, or somewhere surrounded by noise pollution. The upgrades can also increase the value of a property, especially when solid wall insulation improves the outside appearance of a home; not forgetting huge energy savings.

To find out what we can do for you, please get in touch today by either completing our contact us formemail us, or call us on 0800 862 0682.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is solid wall insulation?

    Solid wall insulation is a method of insulating the walls of a building by applying insulation materials internally or externally. This can include materials such as mineral wool or sheep's wool, and can be used to reduce heat loss and increase energy efficiency in the home.

  • How does solid wall insulation work?

    Solid wall insulation works by absorbing heat from both inside and outside of the property during the day. The warmth is stored in the walls of the home, which helps to keep the home warm during the winter. External wall insulation can also help to counterbalance the absorption of heat during hot summer months.

  • What are the benefits of solid wall insulation?

    The benefits of solid wall insulation include reduced heat loss, a cosy warm home during the winter, saving money on energy costs, acting as an effective noise barrier, and increasing the value of the property.

  • How much can I save on installing solid wall insulation?

    The amount you can save on energy costs will depend on the characteristics of your property. The Energy Savings Trust estimates that the annual savings for a typical homeowner for a detached house are around £460, up to £270 for a semi-detached and approximately £180 for a mid-terraced.

  • Can solid wall insulation be installed one room at a time?

    Yes, solid wall insulation can be installed one room at a time, making it more controllable and easier to manage.

  • Can external wall insulation help with noise reduction?

    Yes, solid wall insulation can act as a barrier to reduce noise pollution.

  • What are the most common types of insulation for solid walls?

    The most common types of insulation for solid walls are mineral wool and sheep's wool.

  • How do I know if my home needs solid wall insulation?

    If your home was built before the mid-1930s, it likely has solid walls and would benefit from insulation. An energy assessment by a professional can help determine if solid wall insulation is necessary for your home.

  • Can I get solid wall insulation installed by Eco Target?

    Yes, Eco Target offers solid wall insulation services. Contact us to schedule an assessment and learn more about how we can help improve the energy efficiency of your home.

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