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As I just realised my loft has 0 insulation. I am wondering what do you think, which way (or any alternative) would the insulation would work the best: Green - Insulate the floor where there is no room and the sides of the room Red - insulate the roof The ceiling of the room will need to be insulated in both versions Loft photos:
There are quite a few rolls of rockwool insulation up in the loft that were unused. Wondered what I should do with them really. I guess the options are a. use them somewhere but where? b.leave them there as they are not in the way after all (I have never actually been in the loft!) or c. get them down and get rid of them. Views?
I've asked about cellulose before, maybe on the old site. I had a quote to do my 100m squared loft with 400mm of cellulose and it was pretty damn high. I'm right in the middle of working to seal absolutely everything in my loft to make it airtight. I'm taping all the top of the stud walls, foamed all gaps and taped over the top, will be running all cables in conduit down into the stud walls and sealing around the conduit with sealant and tape and foaming any larger gaps etc. Will then use pro clima stoppas in the conduit. It's a much longer process than I ever thought it would be but it needs to be done. I can get pics if anyone wanted to see how thorough I'm being , or maybe someone might comment it's not thorough enough I could just save a few quid and go for 400mm (or higher if worth it) of rockwool. I was actually going to use the brand Rockwool unless someone else thought a different mineral wool was better? I'm doing it for sound and heat and I'll be doing it all meticulously. Any thoughts on which would be best to opt for. It's not a passive house but I am working on airtightness everywhere and improvements where possible Cheers James