We are approaching the final quarter of the year, soon it will be time to say goodbye to sunshine and say hello to the colder temperatures that creep up on UK homes out of nowhere. With this in mind is your home prepared for the colder months? There are so many benefits of home insulation and as one of the top insulation companies Scotland, at DMS we would be more than happy to talk you through our Cavity Wall Insulation, Underfloor Insulation and Loft Insulation services.
Reap The Benefits of Underfloor Insulation
Insulating under the floorboards on the ground floor will save you about £45 – £55 a year, and you can seal the gaps between floors and skirting boards to reduce draughts too. In the colder months, heating can be a major problem for families on low income. In fact, 69% of householders have been forced to go without heating at some point during previous winters to keep their energy costs down. With energy prices rising at five times the rate of an average income and with an increasing number of households in fuel poverty, you may want to look into reducing your energy usage this winter. Adding underfloor insulation to your home could not only save you money on your energy bills bit will increase the comfort of your living environment. Make sure that you are making the most of your home insulation Scotland by hiring a professional home insulation team that will have the ability to regulate the temperature of your home.
Cavity wall insulation is a necessity for most homes going into the winter months. If you are interested Cavity Wall Insulation a member of our team can come out to survey your home, giving you the much needed advice before going ahead with the procedure. If your home was built after 1920, the likelihood is that your properties external walls are in fact made up of two separate layers with a single gap or cavity between them. Millions of homes have still to benefit for Government policies to improve our efficiency and upgrade our older homes. Over 60% of a homes heat can be lost through un-insulated walls and lofts. A hassle-free way to save energy and prevent money disappearing into thin air is to stop this heat escaping with insulation. If you are looking for free cavity wall insulation in Scotland our DMS team would be more than happy to help. There are so many benefits of investing in cavity wall insulation before the winter months kick in.
- Save up to £150 per year on energy bills.
- Hassle free installation.
- Helps reduce heat loss and save money.
- You could qualify for free government funding or cashback.
- Can reduce condensation on the inside of your outer walls.
- Existing dampness can be resolved.
- Suitable for most properties
If you live in a nosier area or deep inside a city cavity wall insulation can also increase sound control. Not only will Insulation keep the heat inside your home but it will create a sound barrier, making sure that unwanted noise stays out. It also adds a level of privacy to your home as the sounds from inside your home will not be audible from the outside. If you own a household with cavity walls, you could save up to £160 per year in heating bills just from having insulated the walls. The statistics speak for themselves and if every UK household suitable for Cavity Wall Insulation has it installed, a saving of 4 million tonnes of CO2 every year could be made a decrease in 560kg of CO2 per household.
Green Deal Scotland
If you are looking for support with home insulation, we have some great news for you! The UK is becoming a greener nation and the government wants reduce carbon emissions in the UK by 80% before 2050! This means that the government is willing to help those who need support with home insulation! The Green Deal Scotland means that homes and business can pay for energy efficiency improvements with what they save on their energy bills whilst improving the energy efficiency of their home. The Green Deal helps you make energy-saving improvements to your home and find the best way to pay for them. The improvements that could save you the most energy depend on your home, but typical examples include:
- Insulation (cavity wall insulation, underfloor insulation or loft insulation)
- Double UPVC glazing
- Renewable energy generation (solar panels or heat pumps)
At DMS we are experts in home installations. Keep your home warm and protected during the winter months with cavity wall insulation, Loft Insulation and underfloor Insulation installation. A member of our team can access you home and together we can come up with a solution that will keep the heat in your home this winter. [bws_featured_post]