Do you know regardless of your floor type, there is a most effective method that you can save your energy? Even though it is a wooden floor either concrete floor there are a lot of methods to improve your Underfloor Insulation. In simple words, insulation means maximum heat retention by providing defence or shield. Here the basic laws of heat and cold are used to insulate any space. This can be applied to so many scenarios and even to the lovely living place you can apply this theory. So, to have effective and maximum heat retention in your living place, you can apply underfloor insulation methods. In science, the insulation performance is measured by R-value and when you go for underfloor insulation strategy you have to consider that R-value to get more useful usages. There are many heat retaining methods you can apply for your living places such as ceiling insulation, wall insulation, and underfloor insulation etc.
Among all underfloor insulation is the easiest and effective method because that method has a high potential of keeping your environment hot by doing effecting heat savings. Furthermore, insulation delays and prevent the temperature change, so you will be able to save your money since you have to pay less for heaters to make your place hot.
According to the definition “ The ground floor of a building is the floor that is level or almost level with the ground outside”. Even though if you use beautiful timber or concrete layer with different creative selections if you have not used underfloor insulation, timber layer or concrete layer is the only thing in between you and outside the ground. Furthermore, due to that a large space filled with cold air can be created so, entering of draughts to your home will be happened and gradually your living place will become an uncomfortable cool place. If you have a concrete floor, insulation should be done between the floor screed and concrete slab.
Even though you can use carpets or some other remedies to control cold weather, it is better if you can go for high-quality material with high R-value. Most of the time, for the insulation process you may have to allocate some considerable amount of money. But on the other side, you will be able to have more advantages than your wasted money. It will reduce your energy cost while providing a comfortable living surrounding. Expol ( Expanded Polystyrene), Branford Optimo, Dense-pack cellulose, Rigid Polystyrene, Fibreglass are the most common material type with high R-value which is being used for underfloor insulation. Most of these are known for being lightweight, easy to handle, durable, moisture resistant and flexible.
You should be tactical to select best underfloor insulation material based on your necessity and your living area weather. Then you will be able to have a comfortable life for a minimum cost.