External wall insulation is a popular home improvement solution that offers numerous benefits, including improved energy efficiency, reduced heat loss, enhanced thermal comfort, and upgraded aesthetics. If you’re considering external wall insulation for your home, this ultimate guide will provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision. From understanding the advantages to learning about the installation process and cost considerations, we’ve got you covered.

The Benefits of External Wall Insulation

The Installation Process of External Wall Insulation

  • Initial assessment and survey of the property
  • Choosing the right insulation materials
  • Preparation and surface cleaning
  • Application methods and techniques
  • Finishing touches and decorative options

Factors Affecting the Cost of External Wall Insulation

  • Property size and wall area
    • A comprehensive no obligation free survey is undertaken for all customers prior to quotation
  • Insulation material choice and thickness
    • At LMG Home Improvements we typically install Johnstones Stormshield External Wall Insulation System – see their guide here. We can install other systems by prior agreement with the customer.
  • Access and scaffolding requirements
    • Scaffolding will be required for most home installs, this is measured at survey stage and cost provided within our quotation.
  • Additional services and customisation options
    • Optional services such as decorative stonework, facia, soffits, gutters or quoins can all be discussed and prices separated to offer a variety of cost options to suit your needs.

Frequently Asked Questions about External Wall Insulation

  • How long does the installation process take?
    • Weather dependent, external wall insulation typically takes 1-3 weeks on an average house.
  • Will I need planning permission for external wall insulation?
    • Customers should seek advise from their local planning office.
  • Can external wall insulation be installed on all types of properties?
    • Most properties, yes, we will undertake a comprehensive survey prior to quotation.
  • What maintenance is required after installation?

Investing in external wall insulation can bring significant benefits to your home, from energy savings to improved comfort and aesthetics. By understanding the advantages, installation process, and cost factors, you can make an informed decision and take a step towards a more energy-efficient and visually appealing home. Contact us today to explore the possibilities of external wall insulation for your property and start reaping the rewards.