Sound Proofing Your Home On A Budget

We have many calls a week from frantic home owners on how to sound proof their home from noisy neighbours. Or even the pub dow the road even traffic noise. Some of us are more tolerant to noise others not. There are two ways of sound proofing your home. One way is the...

HOME INSULATION ENERGY BENEFITS

There are three basic types of home insulation. Your home needs to be heated and cooled and this uses energy and energy costs money. In South Africa that money spent on heating and cooling is often money down the drain. The money is wasted because the house or...

INSULATING ROOFS

All South African are have the same problem we have hot homes in summer and freezing cold homes in winter. There are areas in the country were the heat or cold is worse than other areas. This is were the need for insulating roofs comes into play. The most effective...

Roof Insulation Specifications

When insulating your home it is important to do your homework. Not all insulation products are equal so be sure that you read the Roof Insulation Specifications. Installing Roof Insulation that is under specification could be a waste of money. In fact especially with...

ENERGY EFFICIENT WOODEN HOMES

If you want to build economical homes that are eco friendly then build energy efficient wooden homes. The reason why wooden homes are far more energy efficient is because all walls are insulated as well as roof space. In most cases building a wooden home or an...

ATTIC INSULATION

In the old day we referred to the roof space as the Attic. In many countries the Loft space or Attic space has the same meaning.Installing Attic Insulation is very important in South Africa as all new buildings must be insulated as per the SANS legislation. Roof...

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES

Don’t we all wish we could create energy and live off the grid? Living off the grid is possible and is no longer something that only hippies, vegans and environmental activists can do. Becoming self-sufficient in terms of energy is easier than many would imagine. With...

ISOTHERM LOFT ROOM INSULATION

The ideal insulation for loft rooms is the 145mm Isotherm loft room insulation. Isotherm loft room insulation is a perfect fit for loft room applications. In fact the Isotherm has a high tensile strength and will not collapse with time. Isotherm Insulation is not only...

SAVE OUR PLANET AND SAVE MONEY

Climate change is real, it is here and it is affecting us all. South Africa has not escaped global warming and drought is just one result. Parts of Gauteng have seen heavier than normal rainfall this rainy season. Because of climate change there are now two things...

CEILING INSULATION TYPES

With so much discussion around insulation and ceiling insulation types one must ask the question “does insulation really work?” Insulation is not just something to keep snow and frost covered homes in the Northern hemisphere warm. Keeping sunny, warm homes in the...