How Can I Make My Room Warmer In Winter?
If your home is built using cavity block or solid walls, stone or concrete and your home always feel cold irrespective of heating, it needs a little help keeping the heat inside or doing something helps prevent the heat escaping out through those uninsulated or poorly insulated walls or ceilings.
In other words, wall insulation is non existent meaning it is very hard to heat and when heated – gets cold again quickly. Older homes with bad insulation are especially prone to this problem.
Caution: Most cavity block walls cannot be successfully insulated by ‘pumping’ alone because a substantial percentage of that wall is in fact solid concrete which cannot be ‘pumped’ for obvious reasons.
Some insulation systems compound existing condensation problems by reducing the wall’s ability to breathe.
Wetness or dampness forms on cold walls Mould patches grow on damp surface Condensation, damp walls, wet walls.
Condensation, often described as damp walls or wet walls is a direct result of poor or no wall insulation frequently accompanied by inadequate room ventilation. Cold walls attract the warmer, moist room air, and when it makes contact with the cold wall, water droplets are formed. (as on bathroom mirror). Drying clothes etc in a room adds to this problem.
Toxic black mould on walls ceiling, musty smell. Ugly, toxic black mould thrives on walls and ceilings that are wet or damp, usually a direct result of condensation above.
Mould has been identified with health problems, for instance respitory, sleep loss etc. Musty odour is usually present.
Often present in or behind wardrobes, behind beds etc.
Is a big insulation job too costly for your budget?
One effective solution to all the above is to have the room dry lined with an appropriate insulation material, ensuring adequate room ventilation. Only downside is cost and the space it can take up. 60 or 70mm added to the walls will make the room a bit smaller, ok if you have the space. Finally, cost… a small room will cost from €500 up depending on material etc. You still have to paint or paper over the dry lining.
Rising Energy Costs
All above problems are usually associated with inadequate insulation. New carbon taxes and electricity price hikes on the way will not help either.
Introducing the Low-Cost, Smart Solution … Thermilate Warmcoat Advanced Insulating Paint
Discover the low cost, simple way to cut your heat loss, reduce if not eliminate your condensation damp wall and mould problems while making your home a lot cosier with less money being wasted on sky rocketing energy bills. Igoe International (Estd. 1978) specialises in sourcing innovative, proven solutions to numerous home property maintenance problems one of which is Warmcoat Advanced Insulating Paint, a high tech insulation product for walls and ceilings that reduces room heat loss by up to 25%.
Thermilate Warmcoat Advanced insulating paint is the most affordable way to improve your home insulation, heat retention and comfort level.
It is easily applied (like any emulsion) inside the home on walls and ceilings and works by reflecting back a significant amount of the rooms’ heat back into the room.
Thermilate Warmcoat works by forming a thermal barrier between the cold wall and the moist warm room air. i.e. the wall surface is not as cold to touch.
It helps your wall insulation without taking from your existing scarce room space.
It reduces condensation, damp walls, wet walls because the less cold wall reduces if not gets rid of water droplet formation.
Important Note: Warmcoat Advanced insulating paint does not take away the need for proper necessary air vent in the room.
Less dampness, condensation on the walls means that the damp environment necessary for toxic black mould to grow multiply is also reduced in most cases eliminated.
You don’t have to suffer another harsh winter with a hard to heat home – just paint on a few coats of Warmcoat Advanced insulating paint and feel the difference.