Free Home Insulation & External Wall Insulation Grants 
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This blog is to inform you all of the FREE HOME INSULATION PACKAGE that is available to many homes in the UK.
If you claim a qualifying benefit or are on a low income, you could be eligible for this FREE INSULATION GRANT worth up to 10 k.
See our video and if you feel you are eligible, fill in an application form.
If eligible you will hear from one of our approved installers on the scheme within 7 days.
Free Home Insulation Grants UK – What Grants Are Available 2022
Please click on the link for more info an the insulation of your choice.
- Grants For Loft Insulation 2022
- Free Wall Cavity Insulation
- External Wall Insulation Grants 2022
- Grants For Internal Wall Insulation
- Grants For Room In Roof / Attic Room Bedroom
- Floor Insulation
Are There Any Government Grants For Heating?
Please See Below Pages For Heating Grants
SEE OUR FREE INSULATION VIDEO
Free Insulation Grants – Qualifying Benefits
APPLY IF CLAIMING ANY ONE OF THE BELOW BENEFITS
- Child Benefit
- Child Tax Credit
- Employment & Support Allowance
- Housing Benefit
- Income Support
- Job Seekers Allowance
- Pension Credit – Guarantee & Savings Credit
- Universal Credit
- Working Tax Credit
IF YOU ARE ON A LOW INCOME YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE UNDER THE LAD SCHEME- PLEASE APPLY
Why Is There A Government Grant For Free Home Insulation?
Free Government Grants For Home Insulation are available in England, Scotland and Wales and are funded via the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) to improve the efficiency of their homes.
These Grants have helped many people to lower their heating bills and are funded by a levy to every fuel bill in the uk .
Your heating bills will increase year on year, so we recommend insulating the whole of your property .
Insulating your the floors, loft, and walls will give you maximum savings to your bills.
In short , if it does not move………………………INSULATE IT !
Am I Eligible For Free Home Insulation?
For a household to qualify for free insulation,
- someone living in the property needs to be ON A LOW INCOME or
- in receipt of a qualifying benefit as below in order to obtain the funding.
- Your home must have no or minimal insulation
- The property must be owned or be rented from a private landlord.
Social Housing & Housing Associations are not eligible sorry.
Does The Insulation Grant Have To Be Paid Back.
This is a grant so it does not have to be repaid and you will not be expected to have to pay the insulation installer.
The installer will claim the grant on your behalf and ensure your 25 year warranty is registered.
Are Mains Gas Heated Properties Eligible For Free Insulation ?
Free Insulation will be available to all gas properties from July 1.
This will be subject to your EPC band being D-E -F – Or G
Complete Guide To Free Government Insulation Grants 2022
The Government Free Insulation scheme offers funding for a number of different types of insulation
The bulk of insulation grants are awarded to homes that emit the largest amount of carbon.
Electric Heated Properties are Preferred as this is where the majority of funding is allocated as electricity is the most expensive form of heating.
Detached houses & Electric Heated Properties are given priority at the expense of the smaller ones who usually will not get any insulation due to the cherry picking of installers working on the scheme.
All currently are 100 % fully funded AND you can be eligible for more than one grant.
External / Internal Wall Insulation Grants 2022
Properties that have a solid walls may be suitable for both internal wall and external wall insulation.
This involves fixing foam or insulated plasterboard to the walls and then rendering / plastering.
As these are both very expensive (£5000 – £12000) the grants are usually awarded to electric properties that save the most carbon.
Saves £490 a year on bills. Average cost £75 -£100 per metre2.
An average semi detached property will cost £8000 – £1000 to insulate.
Gas heated properties are very unlikely to get a grant towards these measures as the funding is very low.
However electric heated properties can apply as their carbon savings are very high and in most cases it will be fully funded.
Free Loft Insulation Grants
Your loft should be insulated to a depth of 270 mm for maximum benefit.
The insulation is rolled out in your loft floor joists leaving a gap for ventilation at both sides where the roof meets the floor
It is usually laid between and across the joists and your loft hatch will be insulated too.
Grants For Free Cavity Wall Insulation 2022
Your walls are injected with a loose fill of beads to creat a barrier to heat loss.
Very effective way to insulate your walls.
Grants For Free Underfloor Insulation
A small amount of heat is lost whatever floor type you have, be it concrete or suspended wooden floor. Insulating your floors should save you around £50 per year in heat savings. Whilst it is a very small saving, it is very much worthwhile.
· This involves insulating the space below the flooring and will involve taking up the floor for access.
You don’t need to insulate the floors of upstairs rooms in your house if they’re above heated spaces, such as the living room.
Rooms above unheated garages do need to be insulated.
Rugs and carpets on the floor will also help your feet feel warmer, which might mean you don’t feel the need to put the heating on as much. Saves you £60 per year
Average cost £15 -£20 per roll – Diy cost around £100 per room.
Should You Insulate all Floors ?
Old suspended wooden floors can be very draughty and insulating them will save you up to £50 a year on lost heating.
These Timber floors can be insulated by lifting the floorboards and laying mineral wool insulation supported by netting between the joists. Average room will need 3-4 rolls of insulation and cost will be around £15 -£20 per roll depending on thickness.
You can also use foam board such as Kingspan.
Remember to seal the Gaps and draughts around the skirting boards and floors too with a tube of sealant bought from any DIY store.
Wooden floors will have air bricks in your walls, so take care not to block them up. They are needed to help ventilate the space under your floor and stop your floorboards rotting.
New houses will have a ground floor made of solid concrete.
Solid floors are insulated using rigid insulation foam, which can be fitted either above or below the concrete.
This will raise the level of the floor, so you will need to Trim doors down. · Move skirting boards and some electrical sockets.
If the concrete is above the insulation it can store heat during the day, which helps to keep the room warm at night. If the insulation is above the concrete the room will heat up more quickly in the morning.
You have to insulate a solid floor when it is replaced in order to comply with building regulations. The finished floor should achieve a U-value of 0.25 W/m2K or less.