Having attic insulation installed is a particularly effective way of cutting heating bills because almost 40% of heat can be lost through an un-insulated attic. Insulating your home is a quick and easy project that can save on energy bills and add great comfort to your home.
The cost of having the work carried out is relatively low: Approximately €480* for a standard 3-bed semi-detached, and €545* for a 4-bed semi-detached. (This price is for 300mm fibreglass.) However, each house and project varies, and a cost estimation/on-site quote of your particular requirement is the safest approach.
* Prices quoted are valid as of 1st October 2010, please call us for a more accurate quotation
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Yes. All fibreglass products fitted by Usher Insulations are manufactured to ISO 260 1984. In addition, we adhere to the standards of the Safe-T-Cert Scheme of the Construction Industry Federation, the NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland), and the Irish Agrément Board.
Over 95% of houses built in Dublin City and county are constructed using the 215mm hollow block. These walls cannot be insulated unless they are dry lined using insulated plasterboard. In other parts of the country the more traditional method of building is used and these can be retrofitted with insulation.
The attic must be cleared of all household materials, and then the insulation takes approximately one hour for a standard three (3) or four (4) bedroom house.
The waiting time is normally two to three days. Appointment times are between 10:00am and 2:00pm, and 2:00pm and 4:00pm Monday to Friday. Contact us to schedule an appointment.
Yes, we normally provide an online or a verbal quote over the phone for a standard house. However, in certain circumstances such as unusual materials required or an unusual attic space, etc., we will arrange for one of our representatives to call out.
There is no need to remove old insulation because new insulation can be laid directly on top of the old.