Insulating suspended timber floors - the key weapon in the fight against heat loss
If you are thinking of replacing or renovating your wooden floor it is definitely worth insulating it at the same time which can significantly reduce heat loss while lowering your heating bills. We insulate your floor using rigid foam insulation boards (Kingspan or Celotex) types. These boards inserted hard between the floor joists without gaps give a moderate cost of insulation option, improve comfort and the energy saving in your home.
You will cut your gas or electricity bills saving the money at the same time. PIR types of insulation are about twice as good insulators as wool types also take half the space .You will notice ,especially in winter time, that insulation is making a difference. Now you can sit comfortably in there with no shoes on as there is no more draught; The floor feels warm to walk on.