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Help to insulate your solid walls

If you have uninsulated solid walls, you could be losing around 33% of your heat . External wall insulation could help make your home warmer, more comfortable and cheaper to heat.  And we can help.   

“I’ve been in my home for 37 years and this is the warmest it’s been and the best it’s ever looked – which was such a great added bonus.” – Frances Marggraf

Internal or external insulation?

Internal wall insulation is done by fitting rigid insulation boards to the wall, or by building a stud wall filled in with insulation material such as mineral wool fibre.

External wall insulation involves fixing a layer of insulation material to the wall, then covering it with a special type of render (plasterwork) or cladding. The finish can be smooth, textured, painted, tiled, panelled, pebble-dashed, or finished with brick slips.

There are advantages and disadvantages to both based on the type of property you have, which we can explain to you.

Why insulate? 

  • You could stop losing around 33% of your heat through uninsulated walls which will make your home feel warmer and more comfortable and help save between £145 - £800 a year on your fuel bills
  • Your home will feel warmer and more comfortable as the insulation keeps the heat in
  • Your home will get a ‘facelift’ that could increase the value of the property
  • Your home will be quieter, as the insulation acts as a sound barrier to reduce external noise levels

Get started 

Simply call Home Energy Scotland today on 0808 808 2282 and a specialist energy advisorcan talk you through your options, so you can make the best choice for your home.They will also be able to advise you about the funding and finance offers that may be available to you.The Scottish Government funds interest free loans of up to £10,000* that can help spread the cost of the work – you may even be able to have it installed for free or at a reduced cost, depending on your circumstances and the schemes available in your local authority area.

* Terms and conditions apply. Please note: successful loans are subject to an administration fee.