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Aerolite vs Isotherm

Aerolite vs Isotherm All You Need To Know Aerolite vs Isotherm is all you need to know when selecting thermal insulation for your home in 2021. Thermal insulation for roofs is compulsory in all new homes. We base our comparison on 30 years of experience in the domestic and industrial insulation market. In the past …

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What Is the Best Time of the Year to Insulate Your House?

Adding insulation to your home will help you live more comfortably for many seasons to come – it will retain heat in the winter and cool your home during the summer. Insulation will help you in lowering your heating and cooling bills, and your home will be more energy-efficient. Therefore, you may wonder what is …

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The Complete Guide to Green Insulation

Eco-friendly solutions in construction and remodelling aren’t anything new. They’ve been around for quite a while. However, today, this trend is seeing a rapid expansion. People are quick to recognize the benefits green solutions provide, both for themselves and for nature itself. And eco-friendly insulation is one of the best examples of this. So, let’s …

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Everything you need to know about Underfloor Insulation

Imagine warm winter mornings that are not forcing you to tip-toe across the freezing bathroom and kitchen tiles. Or, imagine a home with an interior style that is not interrupted by all those ugly-looking radiators. Well, you can have that by investing in underfloor insulation. It is an option that will warm up your entire …

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Understanding R-value

Importance Of Understanding R-value

In reality, the importance of understanding R-value is the cornerstone of having a comfortable, energy-efficient home. For this reason, we will break down the benefits of installing roof insulation with the correct R-value. Importance Of Understanding R-value Understanding the importance of R-value will allow homeowners to select the correct roof insulation to suit the required …

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Affordable Ways To Cool Your Home In Summer

Affordable Ways to Cool Your Home In Summer

Living in South Africa, we all know about the heat in summer. In South Africa, we have scorching areas where temperatures between 35 and 45 Deg are expected during the day. However, after dark, the temperature drops, and it is fresh out but hot indoors. Let us look at a few affordable ways to cool …

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Things to consider when building a new home

Things To Consider When Building a New House

Building your new dream home is exciting. Our homes are mostly our single most significant investment for most people. For this reason, we have formulated a list of essential things to consider when building a new house. We have all these fantastic ideas about how good the home must look. And that’s great, but there are a few practical things that we do not think will cost a lot more after the build has taken place. Very seldom will homeowners look back after a year of living in the new home say we did everything we wanted?

How roof insulationmakes summer homes cooler

HOW ROOF INSULATION MAKES SUMMER HOMES COOLER

Insulated homes have an improved temperature of 4-8 degrees in summer. One must have the correct Roof Insulation installed. In this respect, Thermal Insulation products that achieve the recommended R-values of 3.70 or above must be installed. Insulating homes with inconsistent or insufficient ceiling insulation will not give satisfactory results. We will have a look …

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Select the Best Roofing Insulation For Your Home

Selecting the best Roofing Insulation for your home is essential. Most South Africans are aware of the new SANS building legislation. In fact, for most homeowners, their home is their most significant investment. As a result of this legislation, all new homes must comply with the new legislation. However, many homeowners and some officials are …

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Coolerado airconditioners

Coolerado Air conditioners Energy Efficient Cooling

While looking for healthy, eco-friendly air conditioners, I came across these units. These units are by far the most energy-efficient units on the market. Coolerdo is a brand new way of cooling with Indirect Cooling Technology. This new revolutionary patented cooling technology is refrigerant free and does not require compressors to cool or recycle central …

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Solar Energy Advantages

SOLAR ENERGY ADVANTAGES

For thousands of years, people have used Solar Radiation for warmth. As well as a source of fire and dry foods – meat, grains, fruits and fish, among others. As they advanced in this technology, they adopted non-renewable resources like gas, coal, and oil. Helped to fuel the Industrial Revolution. Solar Energy Advantages today is …

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Isoboard Ceiling

5 Ceiling Options For Your Home

All homes must have ceilings installed. Therefore all materials for homes, including the Ceilings, must have a fire rating. The new SANS legislation covers all these aspects, including the Installation of Ceilings. This article will look at 5 Ceiling Options for your home. We will briefly examine Isoboard, XPS Ceilings, and a few other options …

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Energy Saving Insulation

By Energy Saving in this article, we are talking about ( Saving Electricity on Heating and Cooling ). Energy Saving Insulation is one of the essential factors in this exercise. Energy Saving and Comfort in your home are two significant factors in creating a happy home. Roofing Insulation is so important. That many first world …

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What Are The Different Types Of Insulation?

There are many types of roof insulation on the market today. Having said that not all insulation products are equal. We have a look at a number of thermal insulation products for roofs and how they will help you. Installing good quality insulation will not only improve indoor temperature. Importantly one can also expect a lifetime of home comfort and energy saving.

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How the Best Roof Insulation Makes Your Home More Energy Efficient

There are many ways to make your home energy-efficient. You can start with simple steps such as replacing old appliances or switching to LED bulbs. Or you can implement an energy-efficient home design if you’re still in the initial stages of building your home. Make sure to install the Best Roof Insulation for years of energy …

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7 Essential Tips for Roof Insulation Services

You take pride in your house, and you do whatever you can to make sure it’s in peak condition. Despite your work, you still feel like there’s something missing. Insulation services might be needed. It doesn’t matter if it’s the middle of summer or the dead of winter, your house always seems to feel like …

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10 Things to Know Before Getting New Attic Insulation

As the season’s change, half the world is heading into summer, while the other half is heading into winter. Is your attic insulation product is in good order? Either way, people will be focusing on their energy bills soon. Fortunately, there are some ways to save energy by keeping in warmth in the winter and …

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When Should You Replace Your Roof Insulation Product?

Do you know when your roof insulation Product should be replaced? You may think that it’s tucked into your attic, doing its job. However, there are some telltale signs that your insulation could work a little harder. Knowing when to replace your roof insulation product is important. Insulation helps save you money and helps conserve …

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DONT LET YOUR HOMES GO UP IN FLAMES WITH DOWN LIGHT COVERS

When installing Cellulose Insulation in your homes. In the last few years, there has been a tendency to fit Down Light Cones over downlights. In our opinion, this is a danger to many home owner’s homes and lives. When we install Roof Insulation products in homes, we always cut small breathing holes in the insulation …

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Isotherm roof insulation vs cellulose

ISOTHERM ROOF INSULATION vs Cellulose

This post is covering the benefits of two Roof Insulation types as a comparison. Isotherm Roof Insulation and the Cellulose Roof Insulation Pros and Cons. Please note this is our opinion based on 30 years of experience. Roof Insulation Western Cape installs and distributes all insulation types, but we will not install this blow-in type …

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HOME ROOF INSULATION TIPS FOR FREEZING COLD WINTERS

As the winter approaches, Cape Town homeowners start to batten down the hatches so to speak. The Cape Town region is well known for freezing cold winters and driving rain. As we know Cape Town is also well known for its strong winds. Combining the freezing cold winters with loads of rain and howling wind …

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Roofing Insulation Installers

ROOFING INSULATION INSTALLERS

Roof Insulation Western Cape has been Roofing Insulation Installers for more than 30 years. Installing any Roof Insulation in your home should permanently be installed with Expert Roofing Insulation Installers for the best Thermal Insulation results. However, DIY Roof Insulation is possible and practical when installed correctly. Roof, Insulation Western Cape offers full telephonic support …

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ISOTHERM CEILING INSULATION

Isotherm Ceiling Insulation is an eco-friendly Ceiling Insulation product. Isotherm Ceiling Insulation regarded as one of the most eco-friendly ceiling insulation products on the market in South Africa. The Isotherm Insulation has a 30-year manufacturer guarantee so you can rest assured the Isotherm Ceiling Insulation will give homeowners lifelong energy-saving benefits. Isotherm Ceiling Insulation Benefits Isotherm is dust-free …

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Ceiling mould

HOW TO TREAT CEILING MOULD

A question regularly asked, especially as winter approaches is “how to prevent condensation and mould in the home”. There are many reasons why some homes get Mould. Condensation and Mould can make a home very uncomfortable. Mould can harm a person’s health, and condensation can make the house uncomfortable. Let us look at a few …

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insulating-roofs

INSULATING ROOFS

All South African has 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 where the need for insulating roofs comes into play. The most effective way to reduce the temperature in …

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roof insulation specifications

Roof Insulation Specifications

When insulating your home, it is essential to do your homework. Not all home 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. Especially with a new build, it is more important than ever to read up …

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energy efficient wooden homes

ENERGY EFFICIENT WOODEN HOMES

If you want to build economical homes that are eco-friendly, then build energy-efficient wooden dwellings. In most cases building a wooden house or an American style home is more economical to build. The reason why wooden homes are far more energy-efficient is that all walls are insulated and roof space. Here are a few tips …

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Attic insulation

ATTIC INSULATION

In the old days, 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 particularly important in South Africa. As of January 2012, we must insulate all new buildings as per the SANS legislation. Roof Insulation Western Cape experienced installers …

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Alternative energy sources living of the grid

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 regarding energy is more comfortable than many would imagine. Let’s investigate Alternative Energy Sources and the advantages of Alternative energy. …

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BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME

Green, eco-friendly homes must be considered the right way to build a home today. With more people having a better green understanding, building an energy-efficient home is something they want to do. Whether building a new green home or making your current home more energy-efficient, doing so is remarkably easy. It is also affordable to …

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Isotherm Roof Insulation

ISOTHERM ROOF INSULATION

More people than ever before living by a simple philosophy “Save Energy Save the Planet”. No longer are people who live like this thought of as hippies or weirdos. Today these people are just like you and me. People who value the planet understand the link between what they use in their home and workplace. …

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aerolite roofing insulation

ROOFING INSULATION

A question that is asked by many homeowners and business owners all over the world and increasingly more here in South Africa. Is roofing insulation effective? The concise answer to the question is “yes.” To get the answer to the question, one merely has to start looking at some numbers. An estimated 44% of the energy …

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Eco friendly insulation

ECO FRIENDLY INSULATION

What is regarded as eco-friendly insulation? Eco-friendly insulation products are roof insulation products that do not have chemicals or other harmful products in the composition. In fact, in my book, an eco-friendly insulation product is a product manufactured from what would generally be pollution. And this does not mean products like paper and cardboard as …

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best roof insulation price

ROOF INSULATION PRICE

For the best roof insulation price, give us a call. With over 30 years in the Roof Insulation industry, we have experience with all types of roof insulation. We do all types of high-quality Roof Insulation products. However, are two products of choice are the 145mm ISOTHERM INSULATION and the 135mm AEROLITE INSULATION. We stock …

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isotherm ceiling insulation price

CEILING INSULATION PRICE

The Ceiling Insulation price is determined by the type of Insulation you would like to install. The ceiling insulation price is also based on the thickness of the Insulation. When deciding on the investment in ceiling insulation for your home, ensure you have all the facts. This way, you can make an informed decision on …

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summer insulation benefits

SUMMER INSULATION BENEFITS

At this time of the year as the summer heat becomes unbearable. With global warming, we have noticed the summers getting longer and hotter. It is time to think of the summer insulation benefits and what you can do in your home to improve the situation. There are a few summer insulation benefits; however, not …

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Double Glazing Window Benefits

DOUBLE GLAZING BENEFITS

Let’s look at the many double glazing benefits. Because of the cold climate, most European countries, including the Soviet Union, all have double glazed windows. We have insulated homes for some people from these countries, and they have all mentioned that they could walk around in the house with minimal clothing. A lady in Durbanville …

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WHAT IS R VALUE

It’s summer, and this is the best time of year to review and upgrade any heating and insulation on your property. Don’t wait till winter; upgrade your insulation and heating while you still have plenty of time, so you are not left in the cold. In this post, we discuss what R-value is During your …

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The Best insulation for roofs

BEST INSULATION FOR ROOFS

There are a number of insulation products on the mark today. But what is the best insulation for roofs? This is a difficult question and there are so many different applications application. And certain products suite certain products more than others. In fact, there are a number of factors to take into account to come …

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how roof insulation works

HOW ROOF INSULATION WORKS

So How Roof Insulation Works is simple. Roof Insulation products all have an R-value rating. Insulation’s R-value rating is the Roof Insulation’s ability to restrict the heat flow in the home. The higher the R-value, the more efficient the Roof Insulation. So how does your roof accomplish being this energy-efficient barrier? When we Insulate your …

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energy efficient appliances

ENERGY EFFICIENT APPLIANCES

In the modern world, there is an electrical appliance for every need that we have. As our hunger for easy living increases, we buy more machines to give us the comfort we want. Energy-efficient appliances are now freely available on the market. However, when shopping for energy-efficient appliances, be sure to select them wisely. Energy …

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IS ROOF INSULATION REALLY NECESSARY

Air conditioners and heaters are there to keep us at the temperature we’re most comfortable with, aren’t they? Wrong! Air conditioners and heaters help us achieve a certain temperature, but cool air is lost in summer, and warm air is lost in winter. Importantly Installing insulation will save energy on heating and cooling by improving …

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Polyester Ceiling Insulation

Polyester Ceiling Insulation

100% Polyester Ceiling Insulation to reduce heat loss through your Ceiling Heat rises and it’s estimated that 30-35% of heat loss from an un-insulated house is lost through your ceiling. Your roof cavity is, therefore, the best place to start adding insulation in your home. Ceiling insulation will keep you warmer in winter but also …

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Roof Insulation Benefits

The reason proper Roof insulation is important is that it offers year-round benefits. You’ll not only avoid energy loss as hot air rises in the Winter, but you’ll also keep a hot roof from absorbing all your cooled air in the Summer. There are many roof insulation benefits to keep you comfy. Insulating the roof …

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Insulate with Think Pink Aerolite

Think Pink Aerolite is one of the oldest forms of insulation on the market. It is used to resist and reduce the heat intensity inside one’s home, especially in hot summers. For detailed information, read our Aerolite page. Not only that, but it refrains the heating from penetrating the walls out of the house in …

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Cost of Roof and ceiling Insulation

Cost of Roof and Ceiling Insulation

We will recover the Cost of Roof and Ceiling insulation in a few years on energy saving alone. After that, we have years of home comfort and energy savings. Your roof insulation needs to be effective to reduce your energy bills. You need to know that it will keep the temperature consistent, lower energy bills …

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Thermal Insulation For Roofs

Thermal Insulation for Roofs

In fact, Thermal Insulation for Roofs will help saving Energy. Installing anything other than the recommended Insulation for your region will be a waste of money. Therefore Thermal insulation must be installed correctly; the insulation must also be the correct thickness and laid between the trusses and not over the trusses. In fact, Home Insulation is …

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Benefits of Aerolite Ins south africas energy crissis

Benefits of Aerolite Insulation in the S.A Energy Crisis

As the cold winter creeps upon us, we suddenly realise that our homes are becoming very cold. We start looking at energy-saving measures and ways to make our home warmer in winter without using large amounts of energy. As a result of energy shortages in South Africa, all homes must now be insulated with the …

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Insulation experts

Insulation Experts

Opting to have new insulation installed in your home by Insulation Experts can substantially improve your home’s energy efficiency, as well as help it maintain a constant, comfortable temperature. While it may be very tempting to try and save money by opting to install  Aerolite insulation or Isotherm insulation yourself, hiring professional insulation installers is …

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Aerolite Insulation For Cold Winter

Aerolite Insulation for cold winter is important for energy saving and home comfort. As the days get shorter and grow colder, we all start thinking of the last winter and how we felt the winter chill. And then we start thinking of ways we can keep the house warm. Typically we haul out the heaters, …

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Think Pink Aerolite

Roof Insulation Cape Insulation Experts you relax we Install. Think Pink Aerolite has been a favourite Roof Insulation for many years now. Think Pink is a name given to Aerolite years ago because of the pink colour of the Ceiling Insulation. Marketing years ago would suggest THINK PINK AEROLITE as the Insulation you need to …

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Industrial Insulation

Thermal Insulation

These three main factors, Heat Convection, Heat Conduction and Thermal Radiation, all play a role in describing Thermal Insulation. The most important thing to know about it is that insulating material prevents energy transfer between objects through different forms, such as physical contact or gas transmission lines filled with air. Without this protection, we could …

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Potential health risks of cellulose fibre insulation

Potential Health Risks Cellulose of Fibre Insulation

Cellulose is a recycled paper insulation product. These findings on the Potential Health Risks of Cellulose Fibre Insulation are downloaded from the net. Potential Health Risks of Cellulose fibre insulation Inhalation Slightly irritating to the upper respiratory system. Persons with respiratory problems should avoid breathing dust. Eyes Slight irritant. In case of eye contact, flush …

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Aerolite Price List for best price home insulation

Home Insulation

Home Insulation for Roofs has been made compulsory as of January 2013 in South Africa. It has been brought about as a result of the energy crisis in South Africa. As Eskom battles to supply energy. As electricity costs climb, it has become more popular. The energy consumption has risen, and unfortunately, Escom has not been able to keep up with the supply of energy needed. Therefore Homeowners are using heaters to warm up their homes in winter and cool down their homes in summer. It is essential to install the best insulation for your home to have a lifetime of home comfort and energy saving.

beat the summer heat

Beat the summer heat

Therefore Beat the summer heat with Polyester Isotherm Insulation, or Fibreglass Think Pink Aerolite this summer. Temperatures have soared in the Western Cape region. The demand for Aerolite and Isotherm Insulation Products has increased substantially. In More consumers in the Cape region have become more aware of the benefits of Isotherm and Aerolite Insulation. Many modern-day …

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Ceiling Vacuum

Ceiling Vacuum

Ceiling Vacuum by Roof Insulation Western Cape offers a roof vacuuming service. Or, as some people call it, a Ceiling vacuum. The biggest problem with Ceiling dust is that conventional vacuum machines can’t handle the fine dust. Therefore our machine is a massive machine that stands outside the home; the pipe is brought through the …

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