I’m hoping to improve the loft insulation of a cold roof of a large wood clad, timber frame bungalow that is currently poorly insulated and struggles with heat retention. It is currently largely single glazed (I’m working on secondary glazing with Magnetglaze Extreme Pro and 4-6mm Perspex)...
I am about to put in my insulation between the rafters after my electrics first fix,
The question being do I put the insulation in so they are flush to the bottom of the rafters or can I put them above my wiring as long as I leave my 50mm air ventilation gap?
There will be 50mm pir...
This is a small flat roof that joins to the house and main pitched roof.
Some background info:
It has never had any insulation between rafters and doesn't have insulation on top.
Timber roof joists/rafters with timber furring. Then plywood and then torch on felt.
We discovered the...
One of the many little gems I've come across when renovating my house is that my flat roof is a cold roof - the insulation sits directly upon the plasterboard with a gap above between the insulation and actual roof.
I'm contemplating converting this to a warm roof as I may as well do it now...
Not sure where to post this query, but hope someone can help.
I've mostly built a garden studio, insulated, cladded and now onto the internal finish with the vcl, but am unsure how to approach the electrical sockets, window frames and doors.
How do you get around sockets, frames, fixings for...