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Part E Regulations (Approved Document E)

If you’re planning to install sound insulation in a building, you will need to be familiar with Part E of the Building Regulatio...

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Plywood sheet sizes

Plywood is designed in a variety of thicknesses, lengths and widths to accommodate a range of projects in construction. A highl...

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Sarking board buyer’s guide

Have you ever heard of sarking board? If not, we’ve got you covered! Sarking boards come with many insulating benefits and ha...

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Floor insulation buyer's guide

Floor insulation has been used for decades. There are a wide variety of floor insulation options to choose from, so finding the ri...

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PIR insulation comparison chart

If you’re thinking about fitting PIR insulation, you probably want to find out which are the best insulation boards available on...

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How will the installation of energy-saving materials VAT changes affect you?

In the Spring of 2022, the government released a statement about VAT on energy-saving materials. The burning question is: Is...

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SuperFOIL multifoil insulation guide

Reflective multifoil insulation was introduced to the UK building market in the mid-1990s as an innovative type of insulation mate...

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EcoTherm insulation comparison chart

EcoTherm Insulation are among the largest suppliers of polyisocyanurate (PIR) thermal insulation in the UK. So, it should come ...

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Insulating a summer house

If you want to use your summer house during the colder months, you'll have to insulate it. The good news is: Insulating a su...

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Thickness and depth of insulation

Insulation comes in a variety of sizes. The application it is used for will affect which insulation you choose for the project. ...

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Glass wool or mineral wool - which is best for insulation?

When you're insulating a building, it is important to ensure you have the best materials for the job. Fibreglass and mineral wool ...

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Cavity wall insulation buyer’s guide

Cavity walls have been a go-to for properties since the 1930s. Almost all homes have them and unless the property was built within...

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Celotex insulation boards price guide

The world demand grows for thin, easy-to-fit and high-performing insulation, and Celotex is a market-leading manufacturer of insul...

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The price of plasterboard

Plasterboard is an inexpensive and versatile construction material used for wall partitions, wall linings, ceilings, roofs and flo...

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Flat roof insulation buyer’s guide

Flat roof insulation maximises a building’s energy efficiency and minimises heat loss. A roof is typically classed ‘flat’ if...

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Insulation buyer’s guide

Whatever type of property you’re working on, it’s important to think about how you’re going to keep it warm all year round...

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Insulation that's healthy for you, your home and the planet

According to recent research, 73% of global consumers have considered changing their consumption habits to reduce their impact on ...

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What is solid wall insulation?

Solid wall insulation is attached via a layer of insulating material. It can be applied on either the inside or the outside of you...

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What is U-value?

U-value is the widely preferred unit in the UK that tells specifiers, builders, architects and engineers how good a material is at...

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Types of insulation and their uses

Cavity walls are the most common walls in homes in the UK. Did you know that double-skin properties were first built around 1920?...

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What are insulation R-values?

If you're planning an insulation DIY project and trying to decide what type of insulation you need to buy, you've probably come ac...

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What are cavity closers and how do you fit them?

Cavity closers are an essential part of any cavity wall. A cavity closer's main benefits are to prevent heat from being lost throu...

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Celotex insulation comparison chart

Here at Insulation Superstore, we know that finding the right insulation is key to keeping the house warm, keeping costs down and ...

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Everything you need to know about ground source heat pumps

Sustainability is coming to the forefront of building design as pressure is put on housebuilders to deliver large quantities of ho...

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Celotex PIR boards - classification changes

From 2017 to 2019, several changes to how Celotex PIR boards are classified took place. This was mainly due to the lambda values o...

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