Underfloor insulation Insulating suspended floors has emerged as a modern solution that addresses recurring problems for homeowners of older properties: namely, preventing draughts, helping to keep a home warmer and prevent energy loss, and sustaining the integrity of timber suspended floors.
Did you know that almost 20% of your heating is lost through the floor? While many homes have fully insulated walls and roofs, it’s the floor that often gets overlooked – but under the ECO3 government funding scheme help is available.
There is a quick and simple test you can do to indicate whether you have suspended floors or not. Simply jump or stamp on the floor.
If you feel some shaking or a bouncy feeling in the room, chances are you have suspended timber floors.
If it feels really solid and you feel the impact in your body, then it’s likely solid floors.
Insulating suspended floors is a straightforward process with some immediate benefits: