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    What you need to know about Home Insulation

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    • Will I need planning permission to have home insulation installed?

      No. You will not need planning permission for cavity wall or loft insulation.

      Can I install home insulation if I live in a rented property?

      If you live in a rented property, you will need to obtain your landlord's permission in writing to confirm that they are happy for your home to be insulated.

      What materials are used for home insulation?

      The materials used for cavity wall and loft insulation are Rockwool and Glasswool.

      Will home insulation cause any damp problems?

      No. As the insulating materials used are made from natural fibres and are breathable you will not have problems with damp in your home.

      How long will home installation take?

      The installation will take approximately half a day to complete.

      Will home installation cause any mess?

      If there is any mess after we have finished insulating your home, our installer will ensure it is cleaned up before they leave.

      Who do I contact if I have any questions about home installation?

      If you have any questions or concerns you can contact the installer - you'll find their number on the survey confirmation letter we send you.

      What changes will I notice after my home has been insulated?

      You will notice an immediate difference within your home one you have had insulation carried out. Your home will be warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.



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