DIY Isotherm Ceiling Insulation.
As a matter of fact DIY ISOTHERM is the best option as it is itch free and dust free. Furthermore the fact that Isotherm is Dust free, Itch free and Allergy free is what makes this product so popular. In addition we are a phone call away for advice on DIY Isotherm Ceiling Insulation help
DIY Insulation is definitely for the more experienced DIY man as working in confined spaces in the roof space or ceiling area is not that simple to reach into all the low sections and corners. Getting into the corners is possible to do a great job. And also reap the rewards of a cooler home in summer and a warmer home in winter.
How To …DIY Isotherm Roof Insulation.
- The floor area that must be insulated must be measured.
- Measure your beam widths so that you can order the 750mm or the 1200mm wide.
- Always make sure that you order SANS compliant thickness for your region.
How to Install DIY Isotherm
- Now that measurements are all done you are ready to go.
- Then take the rolls up into the roof area. You have ordered the right size rolls as per tiled roof or sheeting roof.
- Open the rolls and start in the corner. It is Important to cover the entire roof.
- Then roll out the roll of Isotherm Insulation and do not stretch as it will pull back with time.
- Lay the Isotherm tightly between the beams leaving no gaps.
- Firstly make sure when you are doing a DIY Isotherm installation that you do not cover down lights or transformers. Cut a 100 to 150mm hole in the Isotherm Insulation for the down light to breathe.
- Important to realise that Transformers are to be placed above the Roof Insulation.
- All electric wires were possible must be place above the Insulation.
- When you have covered the entire Ceiling with the Isotherm insulation and you have checked all down lights and transformers relax and enjoy the energy saving benefits for many years.
SANS Compliant Isotherm Western Cape
- ISOTHERM 145mm is SANS compliant for the Western Cape Region installed R-value 3.77
- The Isotherm 135mm is NOT SANS compliant for Western Cape region installed R-value 3.54 required R-value is 3.70
- The 100 mm Isotherm is required in your home, if the 100 mm low Isotherm installed. This will be classified as a top up filler to achieve the R-value of 3.70.
Please note R-values on this page include ceiling and roof structure.