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Excellent

ProKeeps the house warm and the costs down

ConsInitial outlay although thats not too bad

I decided to have cavity wall insulation installed early in 1997 after seeing an advertisement in our local paper offering a £200 grant towards the cost. Our house was built around 1930 and is an end terrace, thus having three external walls, so I thought cavity wall insulation would be a good...

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Excellent

“Dont wait - insulate”

published 26/04/2001

ProLower fuel bills, warmer home, less pollution

ConsNone if properly installed by reputable contractor

Not surprisingly, a lot of heat escapes through walls. If you have cavity walls - and about half the houses in this country do, you could reduce your fuel bills by up to one third by installing cavity wall insulation. If your home was built after the early 1930's you probably have a cavity...

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Excellent

ProIs so warm and cosy

Consthe mess

Well if this is not the house that Jack Built, then i honestly do not know. One problem after another and we have found that building regulations were broke. So how were they broke, well apparently according to the bloke who come to do our cavity wall insulation yesterday, our house should have...

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Excellent

“Insulation Plus”

published 16/04/2004

ProMeets all building regulations

Conscanbe expensive

As I work in the building industry I know a vast range of manufactures and specified material that can be used in Cavity Wall Insulation. Manufacturers such as:- • Rockwool • Kingspan & #8226; Isowool Those listed above are probably the three main guys in the industry but their are...

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Excellent

“pays for itself”

published 09/10/2000

Profitted easily without mess, house is warmer and ch...

Consnone

Modern properties have insulation already built into the wall cavity to reduce heat loss. With older properties this cavity is empty ultimately leading to higher heating bills. Three years ago we had our cavity wall insulation fitted. Under a goverment grant scheme half the cost was paid for due...

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Excellent

“Save your MONEY!”

published 19/11/2006

Proit makes house fuel cheaper and keeps you warm

Consa little messy and a tadge noisy.

Our house had cavity wall insulation a few weeks ago and has made our house much much warmer. We save loads of money because you make a turnover in a few years because it reduces your council tax. It also keeps your house warmer so you dont have to have the thermostat on so high. Plus you dont...

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Excellent

“Home insulation grants”

published 22/07/2008

ProFree for over 60's, frendly service, great and eas...

Conswere so busy i had to wait 2 weeks for a survey

Wow this really is worth while an if you find a company that do home insulation grants the jobs could be done for free, my parents had a company in www.homeinsulationgrants.com as they offer grants and because they were over 60 they said they were entitled to it completely free. My parents were...

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Satisfactory

ProCould make house more saleable

ConsHouse is still cold, and no difference to fuel bil...

We have a 1980s terraced house and had both cavity wall insulation and loft insulation fitted last year in the summer of 2010. We used a well known CW company (Mark). Due to help from Government grants, the total cost came to £200 (plus I had to pay my builder £400 to have the house repainted, as...

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Not for me

ProGood Survey Good Installation teams

ConsNo internal communication in Coy. No info passed t...

Surveyed property and then failed to communicate special requirements to installation Teams TWICE!!! Job surveyed on 19 May. Survey stated that Access required Conservatory ladders, 3 Storey ladder and Crawlers. Work agreed for 14 june. Team in area on 26 May (I think that was the date) and we...

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