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Is it worth insulating your roof?

As homeowners, we are always looking for ways to improve our homes, whether it’s for comfort, aesthetics, or energy efficiency. But you know what often doesn’t get the attention it deserves? Our trusty roof, especially its insulation. So, the big question: is it really worth insulating your roof? 

Understanding loft insulation

Before we jump into the whole “should you or shouldn’t you” debate about insulating your roof, let’s break down what roof insulation actually is. We’re talking about insulating the walls, the ceiling, the nooks and crannies between and under the rafters, creating a shield so no drafts get in and no heat gets out.

Now, why bother? Well, the whole point of roof insulation is to make sure that the heat you heating system is generating downstairs, doesn’t just disappear through your roof. You want to trap that heat inside so you can turn down the thermostat and save energy.

If you’re eyeing roof insulation but sweating over the initial cost, fret not! Warma UK has your back. We’re offering FREE insulation installation. Yep, you heard right – free. Click that link below to see if you’re in luck.

See if you're eligible for Free Insulation Grant

See if you're eligible for Free Insulation Grant

Benefits of roof insulation

1. Energy efficiency and cost savings

One of the most significant benefits of roof insulation is improved energy efficiency. By preventing heat loss through your roof, you reduce the need for constant heating in winter. This results in lower energy consumption and significant savings on your utility bills.

According to Energy saving trust, homeowners can save up to 20% on heating costs (or up to 10% on their total annual energy bill) by sealing their homes and adding insulation in attics, floors over crawl spaces, and accessible basement rim joists.

2. Enhanced comfort

Insulating your roof also enhances comfort within your home. With proper roof insulation, you can maintain a more consistent temperature throughout your house regardless of the season. This means no more freezing rooms in winter or sweltering spaces in summer.

3. Noise reduction

Roof insulation also provides a nice sound barrier, helping to reduce ambient noise from outside.

4. Increased property value

Here’s a bonus: insulating your roof can increase your property value. Energy-efficient homes are increasingly sought after by buyers, and having modern, high quality roof insulation can be a selling point for your property. Who wouldn’t want an energy-efficient dream home?

Is it worth insulating your roof?

Given the benefits that come with roof insulation, it’s clear that this home improvement project is indeed worth considering. Not only does it contribute to energy efficiency and cost savings, but it also enhances comfort, reduces noise, and can even boost your property value.

Of course, every upgrade has its price tag, and insulating your roof is no different. The final bill depends on factors like size of the room, and the complexity of the layout but the payback in energy savings and added comfort often tips the balance in favour of roof insulation for homeowners.

Feeling the pinch of the upfront cost? No need to fret! Warma UK has your back.

Get free insulation with Warma UK

At Warma UK, we understand that home improvement projects can be costly. That’s why we offer free room-in-roof insulation for eligible households through government schemes such as ECO4 and the Green Homes Grant. Our team of experts will assess your attic and recommend the best insulation solution for your home, helping you save on energy bills and contribute to a more sustainable future.

It’s not just room-in-roof – we’ve got loft, cavity wall, and solid wall insulation too, as well as grants for solar powerheat pumps boilers and storage heaters. 

Click that link below to see if you’re in for a cosy upgrade on the house.

See if you're eligible for Free Insulation Grant

See if you're eligible for Free Insulation Grant

 

Did you know Warma UK can also fit full or part loft boarding as part of a roof insulation job? We can also fit a convenient loft access ladder at the same time! For prices and more details, speak to one of our advisors.

Athira Harish