What Is External Wall Insulation?

- May 10, 2018-

Houses built before 1930 and some in later years,typically have solid masonry walls meaning that cavity wall insulation cannot be applied.

solid wall insulation is generally a composite system made up of layer  of insulation fixed with either mechanical fixings or adhesive to the wall and covered with a protective decorative finish of render or cladding.the finish is often designed to be similar to the wall finish prior to the works e.g. paint, pebbledash or brick slips .for the insulation to be a permitted development the materials used shall be of a similar appearance to those used in the construction of the exterior of the existing house.

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