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How To Guides

On this page you will find instructional guides explaining our product range and how to install them etc. If you are not able to find the information you are looking for then please request a callback or contact us. Alternatively, you can consult our list of frequently asked questions.

How to Fit SuperQuilt Under Rafter

Difficulty: Easy • 5 Steps

This How-To-Guide will display how to install YBS SuperQuilt Insulation under rafters.

YBS SuperQuilt is a fully certified by LABC, BDA & BBA for use in Roofs, Walls and Floors. The multifoil Insulation is very popular in both refurbishments, loft conversions and also new build projects to achieve U-Values in less space, cost, wastage & installation time compared to using Rigid Insulation such as Kingspan or Celotex.

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How To Insulate Your Conservatory Roof

Difficulty: Medium • 6 Steps

Conservatory Roofs are very commonly too hot in summer, and freezing cold in the winter. Our Multifoil Insulation Kits are proven to create an ambient temperature all year round.

This guide will show you how to effectively insulate your conservatory for use all year round using our Multifoil Insulation Kits.

There are two types of Multifoils which can be purchased within the Kits – SuperQuilt Insulation & EcoQuilt Expert Insulation. Both are proven to save cost, space & labour time vs Traditional Insulation (Kingspan & Celotex).

Read our step by step guide below for further information and installation methods.

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How To Install a SuperQuilt Curtain

Difficulty: Medium • 7 Steps

If you are interested in understanding how our customer transformed their workspace with a SuperQuilt curtain, or if you have a similar project, keep reading…

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How To Insulate Your Walls With EcoQuilt Expert

Difficulty: Easy • 6 Steps

This handy guide will show you how to easily and effectively insulate your walls with EcoQuilt Expert for year upon year of thermal protection.

EcoQuilt is a High Performing Insulation blanket that is very flexible & easy to install. It contains 6 layers of highly reflective foils and wadding that offer great thermal benefits, including a built in Vapour Control Layer that helps to reduce condensation when fully taped and sealed using ThermaSeal Foil Tape.

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How to insulate under Carpets, Laminate or Vinyl

Difficulty: Easy • 6 Steps

This step-by-step guide will show you how to easily insulate under carpet, laminate or vinyl flooring using EcoTec Floor Foam.

EcoTec FloorFoam is ideal for this type of application as it is designed to increase Insulation below Carpet, Wood, Laminate and Vinyl Floors. It has a Built in Vapour Control Layer which effectively stops draughts and any form of damp rising into your room. It also provides additional sound proofing between floors too. FloorFoam is made from 4mm of High Density polyester foam with a Highly Reflective True Aluminium Foil on either side.

 

 

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How to Fit BreatherQuilt over Rafter

Difficulty: Easy • 5 Steps

This guide will show you step-by-step how to Insulate BreatherQuilt on the external of pitched roofs.

BreatherQuilt is a 2-in-1 Insulating & Breathable Multifoil for use over rafters.

This multi-layered Insulation material equates to around 55mm of Rigid PIR Insulation, such as Kingspan and Celotex while only being 7mm thick when installed

YBS BreatherQuilt can be used in both new builds and refurbishments. It is also fully LABC & BDA certified for building control.

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How to Insulate a Concrete Floor

Difficulty: Easy • 3 Steps

How to Insulate a Concrete Floor using EcoTec FloorFoam Insulation. FloorFoam is a 4mm dense true aluminium foil and foam membrane to be used under Carpets & Laminate.

EcoTec FloorFoam has a highly reflective foil either side of the foam membrane. These foils will help retain the heat, and stop the cold rising into your home.

If you are going through building control on this project, we would recommend our LABC certified SuperQuilt Insulation. SuperQuilt however requires a min 50mm Batten which will raise the floor. To view SuperQuilt’s guide for concrete floors, Click Here!

FloorFoam is extremely easy to install. FloorFoam will help to retain heat, add a thermal barrier and also significantly reduce draughts and moisture from rising.

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How to Insulate Your Roof Without Any Kingspan or Celotex

Difficulty: Medium • 7 Steps

This step by step guide shows how to insulate a roof using our Triple Layer System

Our Triple Layer system is proven to save on cost, space, wastage & installation time compared to traditional methods such as Kingspan and Celotex.

Both SuperQuilt and BreatherQuilt included in this system are fully certified. These certifications include LABC & BDA Kiwa. Multifoil Insulation’s Triple Layer system will achieve a minimum U-value of 0.18 on a pitched roof. You are able to retrieve a PDF document displaying the U-value achieved, which can be simply forwarded to building control. To get a copy of this document, please email us at sales@ecohome-insulation.com

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How to Insulate Above a Concrete Floor Using SuperQuilt

Difficulty: Easy • 4 Steps

This guide will provide a step by step procedure to use SuperQuilt Insulation on Concrete Floors. SuperQuilt is proven to save on cost, space & installation time compared to Rigid PIR Insulation. PIR manufacturers include Kingspan & Celotex.

SuperQuilt is fully LABC & BDA certified for Solid Concrete Floors. The multi-layered blanket can commonly achieve building regulations stand-alone in floors. You can retrieve a U-value calculation in a PDF document which can be passed onto building control for acceptance. This can be downloaded by visiting our Free & Instant Online U-value Calculator – Click Here!

SuperQuilt’s LABC Certificate can be found at the following link – Click Here!

 

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How to Insulate Above a Timber Floor

Difficulty: Easy • 4 Steps

This step by step guide will show you the easiest method to insulate above your timber floor using EcoTec Floor-Foam Insulation.

EcoTec Floor-Foam Insulation is a thin, flexible dense 4mm foam membrane with a true aluminium foil either side of the foam material.

FloorFoam is extremely simplistic to install. FloorFoam will help to retain heat,  add a thermal barrier and also significantly reduce draught and moisture.

If installing EcoTec Floor-Foam over a concrete floor, please see the How-To Guide Here

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How to Fit SuperQuilt onto Solid Walls

Difficulty: Easy • 5 Steps

This How-To-Guide will display how to install SuperQuilt on the internal of Solid Brick Walls.

SuperQuilt is LABC, NHBC and BDA certified for use in Solid Brick Walls. Our Multi-layered Insulation material is popular in both refurbishment projects, and also new builds.

SuperQuilt is proven to save on cost, space, wastage & installation time compared to Rigid PIR Insulation such as Kingspan or Celotex.

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How to Insulate Your Loft Floor Without Using Fibreglass

Difficulty: Medium • 5 Steps

This How-To Guide will display how to insulate your loft floor, without the use of Mineral Wool or Fibreglass.

The insulation included in the Loft Floor Insulation Kit is EcoQuilt Expert. This product is a 15mm, 6 Layer Multifoil with highly reflective foil layers. The product is thin, flexible, easy to install and does not contain any harmful fibres. EcoQuilt Expert is equivalent to approx 100mm of Mineral Wool while only being 6mm when compressed

The How-To-Guide is based on a single layer of EcoQuilt Expert. If you wish to proceed with the double layer option, please view the How-To Video for further information.

 

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How To Install TyvaQuilt Insulation To Achieve 0.18 U-Value

Difficulty: Easy • 1 Step

How To Install TyvaQuilt Insulation To Achieve 0.18 U-Value. This How-To-Guide will display how to install TyvaQuilt on a Pitched Roof. TyvaQuilt is a quick, simplistic three-product procedure to achieving refurbishment regulations. Our bespoke solution is proven to save cost, space, wastage & installation time compared to Rigid PIR Insulation (Kingspan / Celotex Require a U-value document for building control? Visit our free & easy to use Online U-value Calculator. Receive instant solutions in less than 60 seconds! Click Here to Use!

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How To Install EcoTec Shed Insulation Kit

Difficulty: Easy • 3 Steps

This step by step guide will display how to effectively insulate your shed, summerhouse or garden building in the easiest and most cost effective method.

EcoTec Insulation is a thin, flexible dense 4mm bubble membrane. It has a true aluminium foil either side of the bubble material reflecting 95% of radiant energy.

EcoTec Bubble Insulation is extremely simplistic to install. It will help to retain  heat in the shed during winter, while reflecting heat away during the summer.
This insulation also acts as a high performing vapour control layer, eliminating condensation!

Need a higher performing material? See our EcoPro Shed Kit, Click Here!

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How To Insulate a Floor using EcoQuilt Expert or YBS SuperQuilt

Difficulty: Medium • 4 Steps

How To Insulate your Suspended or Floating Timber Floors using our high performing multifoil insulation materials such as EcoQuilt Expert and YBS SuperQuilt.

This method is guaranteed to save on space, cost and installation time compared to using Kingspan and Celotex.

If you are looking for an insulation material to lay directly on top of your existing floorboards or laminate, please see our EcoTec FloorFoam

 

 

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How To Insulate Your Timber Building Using an EcoPro Shed Insulation Kit

Difficulty: Easy • 10 Steps

In this helpful guide, you will find out how to easily Insulate the walls and roof of any timber buildings using the EcoPro Shed Insulation Kit. In the kit you will receive EcoQuilt Expert, ThermaSeal Foil Joining Tape, a Heavy Duty Staple Gun Kit (consists of Staple Gun & 14mm Staples) and a Cutting Knife.

EcoQuilt Expert is a Highly Reflective 6 Layer Multifoil Insulation Blanket, designed to keep you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. It has a built in High Performing Vapour Control Layer which effectively stops any form of damp rising into your room. EcoQuilt Expert is 15mm at a relaxed thickness and compresses to approximately 5mm.

Let’s start with the roof, then move onto the walls..

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How To Install Airtec Double

Difficulty: Easy • 5 Steps

The following guide will display how to install EcoAirtec Double

EcoAirtec consists of a 4mm bubble layer with true aluminium foils bonded to both side. It works by slowing down heat transfer, aswell as retaining and repelling heat. Having reflective foils both sides will create a more ambient temperature all year round.

EcoAirtec can be used in a variety of applications as is very multi-purpose. These applications include roofs, walls, floors, garden building, sheds and many more!

Airtec Double can be purchase from Ecohome Insulation in 4 sizes, with free delivery on 2+ rolls!

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How To Install EcoQuilt Expert on Roofs and Walls

Difficulty: Easy • 6 Steps

EcoQuilt Expert is a 6 Layer High Performance Multifoil Insulation Blanket designed to insulate Roofs, Walls, Floors, Conservatories and many more. EcoQuilt Expert is the highest performing multifoil when measuring cost vs performance.

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How To Insulate Your Loft with Non-Itch Loft Wool

Difficulty: Easy • 3 Steps

In this guide we will show how EcoLoft Non-Itch Insulation is installed between and over loft joists in the quickest and easiest method. This replaces the need of itchy fibrous materials such as Rockwool, whic commonly dissipate over time.

EcoLoft Non-Itch is made from 100% recycled materials and is completely non-harmful and no protective clothing or masks etc. need to be worn during the process of installation.

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How To Insulate Under Carpets, Laminate or Vinyl

Difficulty: • 3 Steps

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