David Bracewell ABUILD a partition and fill it with blanket insulation
. Leave a 200mm air gap between existing wall and the partition, then doublesheet with acoustic plasterboard.
David Bracewell, by email A Build a partition and fill it with blanket insulation
. Leave a 200mm air gap between the existing wall and the partition, then double-sheet with acoustic plasterboard.
Fill the frame with acoustic blanket insulation
, and then double sheet with 12.5mm blue acoustic plasterboard making sure the sheets are staggered, then plaster and paint.
So if you have the old wall and then a 200mm gap, build a partition and insulate with blanket insulation
, and then double sheet the frame with two layers of blue plasterboard with staggered joints.
Rolls of blanket insulation
(work out dimensions of your loft in square metres.
An alternative is to use sound-deadening blanket insulation
, such as Quiet Batt friction-fit soundproofing insulation (www.soundproofcow.com), which is made of 80 percent natural cotton fibers, has an A rating for fire resistance and a sound rating of 1.00, which means it absorbs 100 percent of the sound.
More information about Cellulose Material Solutions or ECOCELL batt and blanket insulation
is available at www.cmsgreen.com or by calling 888.968.9877.
Laying down a minimum of 200mm of blanket insulation
was the obvious move but further thought needed to be given to lighting.
Until September 22, it's offering up to 70% off selected Space Blanket insulation
, so there's no excuse for not lagging your loft ready for winter.
Vita Nonwovens, a leading manufacturer of thermal bonded polyester technologies, is launching EnGuard Blanket Insulation
. EnGuard is an environmentally friendly material providing superior, long-lasting thermal and acoustic insulating properties.
Place batt or blanket insulation
in the cavity, or use rigid board insulation, which can be cut to size and friction-fit into the space.