Cavity wall insulation is a great way to keep your home warm, but it’s not always the right solution. If your walls have become too cold, or you’ve noticed that the insulation has started to deteriorate over time, it might be time to get the insulation removed. Here is what you need to know about how cavity wall insulation is removed from your home.
Assessing Your Home
Before you start removing any of your existing cavity wall insulation, you should take some time to assess your home. An experienced contractor such as LMG Home Improvements Ltd can help you determine if there are any issues with moisture or infestations in the walls that may need to be addressed before starting removal work. Additionally, they can advise on whether an alternative solution such as external wall insulation would be more suitable for your needs.
How is cavity wall insulation removed?
Once you have assessed your home and determined that removing the existing cavity wall insulation is necessary, it’s important to understand how this process works. The contractor will need access the cavity in order to remove each layer of insulation carefully and without damage. This means that access points will need to be created, this is typically done on external walls. It’s worth noting that because of the nature of this work, some disruption may occur during the removal process which could include noise or dust from drilling into surfaces.
Cleaning Up After Removal
Once all of the existing cavity wall insulation has been removed, it’s important for contractors to thoroughly clean up after themselves before leaving. This includes vacuuming away any debris left behind by drilling into surfaces and cleaning windows if needed due to dust being created by machinery used during the job. The contractor should also check all of their tools before leaving and ensure that there are no leaks or other damage caused by their work prior to departing from site.
Removing existing cavity wall insulation is a complex process that requires expertise and care in order for it to be done safely and correctly. If you are considering getting your existing insulation removed from your property, make sure you hire an experienced contractor who understands how best to tackle this type of job with minimal disruption and a high level of professionalism throughout. This will ensure that all safety requirements are met, as well as ensuring that when finished, no damage has been done or remnants left behind from the job itself! LMG Home Improvements Ltd has over 50 years experience in cavity wall insulation and its removal, get in touch for a free no obligation survey today.