Cavity Wall Insulation – Can it Add Value or Reduce Value to your home?

Cavity Wall Insulation Failure damp and condensation

In this post we look at how in some cases you can add value to your home through the installation of Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI) but also look at how in some circumstances it can actually end up reducing the value as well as causing problems to your beloved home, that could end up costing […]

Why A Cavity Wall is Important and its Advantages and Disadvantages.

Cavity wall in construction

What is A Cavity Wall? A Cavity Wall is a type of wall construction, where there is an empty gap or cavity left between two layers of brickwork, it is also known as a Hollow Wall. The gap between the two layers of brickwork known as the inner leaf and outer leaf. In modern constructions […]

Cavity Wall Insulation Removal – Does it Add or Reduce Value of Your Property

Remove cavity wall insulation

In this post we discuss the reasonings as to why you Cavity Wall Insulation removal may be beneficial from your home, looking at the possible problems that some homeowners may face after they have had it fitted. What is Cavity Wall Insulation? Cavity Wall Insulation is the number one way of reducing heat loss from […]

6 Amazing Alternatives to Dodgy Cavity Wall Insulation.

cavity wall insulation in big building

A Brief Outline of Cavity Wall Insulation A Cavity is a gap or empty space, in this case its between two layers of a brick wall, the interior and exterior. Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI) is the process of filling this gap with cavity wall insulation materials such as, blown mineral fibre, Polystyrene beads / granules […]

Cavity Wall Insulation, Are All Homes Suitable for Installation?

cavity wall insulation failure removal

What is Cavity Wall Insulation? Cavity Wall Insulation is the filling of the gap between the internal wall and external wall of your home with insulative material, usually a polystyrene or wool based filling. Houses built in the last 10 years will have been built with insulation, similar to the insulation in your attic, big […]

Cavity Wall Insulation The Positives and Negatives

Contractor with roll of cavity wall insulation

What is Cavity Wall Insulation? Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI) is the process of filling the ‘gap’ or cavity between two layers of brickwork with an insulative material, sometimes a foam board or sometimes a material made up of beads is injected into the wall. The material used depends on whether the building was built with […]

Condensation Problems After Cavity Wall Insulation Installed

large damp patches on white wall

Why this has happened Cavity Wall Insulation is the insulation between the wall inside your home and the wall outside. Houses built in the last 10 years will have been built with insulation, similar to the insulation in your attic. Older houses were built with a solid wall. However, houses built after the 1920s were […]

Removing Cavity Wall Insulation – A Great Idea or Not?

cavity wall insulation by injecting microbead pearls in the cavity wall

We look at the signs that you should look out for in case your Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI) isn’t working properly and consider whether it is the best cause of action is removing cavity wall insulation? What Are The Benefits of Cavity Wall Insulation? After loft insulation, CWI is the next best thing in terms […]

Easy Fixes for Damp Walls | Causes, Prevention & Treatments

Shocked young man looking at mouldy wall due to cavity wall problem

Damp spots, condensation and mouldy walls are the bane of all homeowners’ lives. Whether it’s the faint smell of damp, or the lovely black mould spots that keep popping up on your freshly painted white walls. It’s a pain to get rid of and quite frankly you’re baffled as to why they keep coming back. […]