What are the Different Types of Insulation?


There are many types of insulation available today where these are the most common ones.

Roof Insulation – The roof insulation comes in 2 types as follows.

  1. Warm Loft – This insulation is done on the roof’s lower portion. The warm insulation is considered to be slightly expensive when compared to cold loft. 
  2. Cold Loft – This insulation is done on the ceiling’s upper portion.

Door and Window Insulation – The door and window insulation usually depend on the glazing spaces of the windows. The greater number of glazing on the windows, the warmer and silence the house will be experiencing.

Wall Insulation – This insulation is done on the walls of the inner and outer side. Inner insulation is done to offer maintained temperatures of the house. On the other hand, the outer insulation offers as a covering for the front portion of the house.

Floor Insulation – Now, floor insulation is considered to be expensive compared to other types of insulation. This type of insulation should only be done if required. Moreover, it is important to understand the floor type of before insulation. Old houses will require to spend additional amounts on insulation since the floors are known to be suspended. While newer houses do not require additional spending since the insulation is to be done on the inner side of the concrete floor.

Closed cell foam insulation is another type of insulation done.