Insulation of external walls – why is it worth doing in new buildings?

Insulation of external walls – why is it worth doing in new buildings?

Many house owners, years after their construction, start to be interested in the topic of securing the walls and restoring them to their former glory. However, when deciding to build, we do not have to wait for the walls to be secured until they need renovation. Many people neglect their newly built properties and forget that maintaining new walls is extremely important. Is it worth insulating external walls on new buildings?All buildings, regardless of their age, are exposed to weather conditions and external factors. Heavy rain, hail, storm, and snow can turn out to be a real challenge for the walls of our house, why their proper protection is so important. When securing the wall, we can choose a solution that will also bring us a number of other benefits, such a solution is the insulation of external walls. It is worth performing it on newly built buildings that have not yet been affected by the influence of weather conditions and other factors that cause damp walls, fungi or cracks. New walls are clean and intact with the passage of time, and these are the best to be insulated with external walls. Of course, building a house is not a cheap investment, which is why many people look for savings after it is completed. Insulating external walls means that in the long run it saves on heating bills, and in the future, it is extremely profitable.

What does the work on the installation of external wall insulation look like?

Many people who consider installing exterior wall insulation in their home wonder what the work looks like when installing this solution. External wall insulation is a thermal insulation system that prevents heat from escaping outside our property. The works consist in installing insulation boards on the walls of buildings and the subsequent reinforcement of this structure with specialized high-performance renders. Renders comes in many colors, so we can finish our house according to our individual preferences. We can also choose the type of texture ourselves, which gives us full control over what the final result will look like. However, we have a choice of materials not only during finishing works. It is also our decision to use specific insulation materials. Of course, we can consult specialists and it is worth doing so to know which solution will work for our home, but the final choice is up to the property owner.

The advantages of Insulating Exterior Walls

One of the greatest advantages of insulating exterior walls is that it saves hundreds of pounds a year in energy bills, especially if your home uses a lot of energy. Uninsulated walls absorb nearly 50% of all heat generated in our house, and this is the reason why our house cools down faster, and the heat spreads through it much slower. If we decide to install external wall insulation, we will not only save in our home budget, but also feel the heat much longer after heating our home. Residents of properties that have been insulated in this way experience a significant improvement in their quality of life. This method also has other advantages, such as that the risk of mold and moisture formation is much lower in buildings that are properly insulated on the outside. The positive aspect of the beautiful appearance of our home, which we obtain thanks to the use of finishing render, cannot be overlooked. The value in a house with external wall insulation increases significantly, which is also a positive aspect of this solution. If we want a warm house, low bills, reduced risk of moisture and fungus formation, insulation of external walls will be the perfect solution for us.



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