Loft Insulation

A simple, effective and quick way to lower bills

What is loft insulation?

Twenty-five percent of heat is lost through your roof. Loft insulation is a simple, quick and effective way to lower your energy bill.

Loft insulation involves adding insulating material between the joists in your roof or loft.

Ladder Going Into Attic, Attic Insulation

Benefits of loft insulation

There are many benefits to loft insulation including:

  • Reduces heat loss through your roof
  • Prevents cold air from entering the building
  • Your homes temperature is more consistent
  • Lowers buildings carbon footprint
  • Noise reduction from outside
  • Improved fire safety

Disadvantages of loft insulation

Disadvantages of loft insulation include:

  • Can compact over time
  • Maybe attractive to pests
  • Vulnerable to moisture
  • Inhalation hazard when installing
Construction worker thermally insulating house attic with glass wool

Is your home suitable for loft insulation?

Loft insulation is suitable if :

  • You don’t have any
  • You can access your loft
  • You have not had insulation removed in the last 6 months
  • Your current insulation has compacted to less then 100mm