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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 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 Under Carpets, Laminate or Vinyl

Difficulty: • 6 Steps

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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 Insulate your Loft Ceiling

Difficulty: Easy • 8 Steps

This is a step-by-step guide, that demonstrates how to Insulate your loft ceiling with our Loft Ceiling Insulation Kit

When installed on your Loft Ceiling (Otherwise referred to in the trade as Under Rafters) it reduces heat loss and consequently reduces your heating bills.

This Kit has been designed for homeowners, who wish to save energy. In many cases, our customers insulate their loft themselves and don’t use tradesmen. However, any local handyman would be able to assist you if you do not wish to install our Kit yourself.

It is proven to save cost, space, wastage & installation time compared to Rigid PIR Insulation.

If you do not insulate your loft, you are actually using 25% more energy than you need to – to maintain the same temperature.

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How To Install Airtec Double

Difficulty: Easy • 5 Steps

The following guide will display how to install EcoAirtec Double

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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 the EcoTec Radiator Insulation Kit

Difficulty: Easy • 6 Steps

In this how-to-guide we’ll show you how to install the EcoTec Radiator Insulation Kit to save on energy bills. This is a fast and cost-effective way of maximising the performance of your radiaitors within your home.

Did you know around 40% if energy from radiators can be last through the walls? This is why it’s vital to insulate behind them.

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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 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 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 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 Install SPC-Lux Flooring

Difficulty: Easy • 8 Steps

Follow this guide to install your SPC-Lux Flooring.

We have broken the install down in to a few simple steps, so that it is easy to follow – but we also have uploaded a How to Video which will assist you with the install.

You can of course contact a member of our team, if you do require any further advise or assistance with this flooring project. We have a call me back and an enquiry form here.

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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 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 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 Convert Your Garage Into a Workshop

Difficulty: Medium • 10 Steps

This step-by-step guide will show you how to simply convert and insulate your garage for use as a workshop or living area.

Our Easy to Install, DIY Insulation Kit is the perfect solution for converting your garage into a useable working space that you can use all year round.
Proven to be Warmer in Winter, Cooler in Summer, our EcoQuilt Expert Insulation is the highest performing multifoil when measuring cost vs performance.

 

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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 Install QuietWalk Underlay

Difficulty: Easy • 4 Steps

QuietWalk Underlay is a certified underlayment, designed to be used alongside SPC-Lux Flooring although also compatible with Laminate, Rigid Core Vinyl (5mm or Thicker), LVT (5mm / Thicker), and Floating Engineered Wood.

Here is a simple guide to show you how to install QuietWalk on a concrete or timber subfloor.

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How to Install FloorQuilt

Difficulty: Easy • 4 Steps

If you have a sold floor,  FloorQuilt can be used to improve the thermal performance. It is also perfect for those who intend to have a hot water underfloor heating system installed too.

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How to Insulate your Garage Door

Difficulty: Easy • 7 Steps

Here we detail how to Insulate your Garage Door effectively, without professional or great expense.

This is a cost effective way to start enjoying your garage space. We use a highly reflective multifoil insulation to ensure you get the results you desire and can enjoy a more ambient temperature all year round.

By insulating your garage door you are preventing the cold bridging, via the door. This is the area of the garage that is most prone to cold bridging as it is metal, which is susceptible to this. However, if you use your Garage frequently – we would strongly recommend insulating your entire garage. You’ll benefit from a space that is comfortable all year round. Just press HERE.

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How to install 3 layers of SuperQuilt – Pitched Roof

Difficulty: Easy • 10 Steps

Here we detail how to insulate a pitched or flat roof using 3 layers of SuperQuilt Insulation.

The displayed method will achieve a U-value of 0.15, which is a popular target U-value if you are undergoing an refurbishment or roof extension in the UK.

By using our recommended detail, you will save considerable cost and installation time compared to Rigid PIR Insulation. A key benefit with our Triple Layer Detail is that shallow depth rafters are perfectly fine – No requirement to extend your rafters!

The guide below is specifically for pitched roofs. The guide is based on 100mm rafters, insulating purely from the inside of the loft (under rafters) This detail is also based on having a breather membrane over rafters.

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How to Install the EcoTec Van Conversion Insulation Kit

Difficulty: Easy • 7 Steps

This Guide demonstrates how you can Insulate a Campervan. This is commonly installed by those who wish to convert their camper van, as it keeps your van at a more ambient temperature all year round. It also reduces the risk of condensation which can cause rust.

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How to Install the EcoPro Cellar Insulation Kit

Difficulty: Easy • 9 Steps

This is a step-by-step guide to show you how to install our EcoPro Cellar Insulation Kit. Whether you’re insulating the ceiling alone to prevent cold bridging from below or your insulating the ceiling and wall to convert your cellar into a usable room.

The EcoPro Cellar Insulation Kit has been designed to reflect heat into your home rather than escape through the cellar if you’re just insulating the ceiling. If you’re insulating the walls as well as the ceiling it’ll help retain heat within the cellar whilst preventing draughts to the rooms above.

At just 15mm thick in its open state, EcoQuilt compresses down to only 6mm thick, if the ceiling of the cellar is quite low this is the perfect solution for you. It’s equivalent to around 50mm of rigid board such as Kingspan or 100mm of Rockwool!

 

 

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How to Install Our EcoPro Caravan Insulation Kit

Difficulty: Easy • 5 Steps

EcoPro Caravan Insulation Kit is designed to insulate underneath Static Caravans to prevent cold from rising into your living space.

It is a common problem that most Static Caravans are built with little to no underfloor insulation, which makes the floors extremely cold throughout winter months.

Here is a step by step guide showing you how to install our EcoPro Caravan Insulation Kit.

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How to Install Foil-Tec on Walls

Difficulty: Easy • 5 Steps

Ecohome Insulation have provided a how-to guide, to demonstrate the correct way to install Foil-Tec Single and Double, in both cavity walls and timber frame wall applications.

Foil-Tec is an Insulating Vapour Control Layer, under 1mm thick. It provides thermal performance, without taking up any space.

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How to Install Foil-Tec Single (Floor Installation)

Difficulty: Easy • 6 Steps

Here we will demonstrate how to insulate your Floor with Foil Tec Single.

As this is a highly effective vapour control membrane that also provides thermal benefits. It’s an insulating vapour control membrane, so it brings dual benefits.

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How to Install Foil-Tec Single (Roof Installation)

Difficulty: Easy • 5 Steps

This How to Guide details how you can Install Foil Tec Single VCL. Specifically we focus on the Roof application, under rafter – but you can also benefit from using this product on Walls too.

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How to Insulate behind your Radiators

Difficulty: Easy • 7 Steps

Ecohome Insulation here demonstrate how to quickly and efficiently you can install radiator foil insulation, behind your radiators.

Once our Radiator Insulation Kit has been installed you will prevent heat escaping, reducing energy wastage and will keeping your home warm.

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How To Insulate Your Hot Tub

Difficulty: Easy • 9 Steps

This step by step How To guide explains how to Insulate your Hot Tub with the help of the Hot Tub Insulation Kit we have put together.

The Hot Tub Insulation Kit is designed to save and preserve energy when running your hot tub, so less energy is required to maintain the desired temperature!

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How to install YBS BreatherFoil Insulation

Difficulty: Easy • 8 Steps

This easy How-To Guide will show you how to install our YBS BreatherFoil onto the external of timber framed walls. YBS BreatherFoil is the higher performing alternative to TF200, Reflex and Reflectashield, at a lower cost.

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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 Install TyvaQuilt Insulation To Achieve 0.18 U-Value

Difficulty: Easy • 6 Steps

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 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 Insulate Your Loft Floor Without Using Fibreglass

Difficulty: Medium • 6 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 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 install YBS Breathe-R Insulation

Difficulty: Medium • 4 Steps

This brief How-To Guide will show to install our YBS Breathe-R Insulation above rafters.

Breathe-R replaces the need of a breathable membrane whilst helping reflect back more heat in your home, giving a great thermal performance in just 1mm in thickness!

 

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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, which 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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