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What is the process for installing external wall insulation?

Posted by Luke Ball on May 17, 2019 6:15:14 PM

Many home improvements, including external wall insulation are big projects, designed to improve your property over the long term. Sometimes this can mean a lot of research as well as a financial investment, and thus they are typically not decisions taken overnight.

Arranging external wall insulation may seem like a big decision, but with the right guidance it is a straightforward process where the benefits significantly outweigh any perceived risks.

In this blog post we run through the process we follow with our clients from first contact to completed project, to show you how painless a process it can be with a quality installer.

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Topics: Render

Choosing the right colour render for your home

Posted by Luke Ball on Apr 30, 2019 6:55:35 PM

Updating the exterior of your house with a colour render can work wonders in transforming your property and giving it a brand new lease of life. However choosing a colour for your home’s exterior can feel a little overwhelming.

Rendering the exterior of your home is a commitment and ideally you want to get this right first time. Here’s some of the options you might want to consider before deciding on the final look.

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Topics: Render

Pros and Cons of Render Types

Posted by Luke Ball on Mar 19, 2019 10:00:06 AM

If you’re considering rendering the exterior of your home then the choice of options can be bewildering. House render has come a long way since the old days of peddle dash (Sand and Cement), thanks to new techniques and technologies you can now choose from a wide range of finishes.

It’s important to know the difference between monocouche render, silicone render and acrylic paints so we lift the lid to guide you through the main external render finish types.

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Topics: Render

How much to insulate external walls?

Posted by Luke Ball on Feb 20, 2019 12:58:47 PM

If your home was built before the 1930s the chances are that your property has solid walls. Solid walls (unlike cavity walls) have no gap between the layers of bricks, meaning that they let heat escape faster than those of a modern property.

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Topics: EWI, External Wall Insulation, External Wall, Solid Wall Insulation

Choosing a supplier you can trust

Posted by Luke Ball on Feb 1, 2019 2:37:02 PM

Choosing a supplier for your home improvements can be a sticking point for many people. If you’re in the market for external insulation, solar panels or any other form of home improvement you want to be sure that you are dealing with a reputable firm.

 

How can you be sure that the quality of the work is up to scratch, and that they are a company you can trust? There’s a lot of help available to help you in your choice, so that you work with a reliable, trustworthy contractor. Here is our advice on how to pick the best supplier for you.

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Topics: External Wall Insulation, Energy-saving

Energy-Saving Tips

Posted by Luke Ball on Jan 11, 2019 4:12:47 PM

We’ve compiled a list of our favourite energy saving tips to help you save a few pounds whilst keeping your home lovely and warm.

The Energy Saving Trust has calculated the potential savings from a range of simple home improvements or small changes in habits, which added up could save you over £600 in the course of the year.

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Topics: Energy-saving

Energy-saving Christmas Gifts

Posted by Luke Ball on Dec 6, 2018 4:46:26 PM

Our summary of our top 5 energy-saving Christmas gifts has something for everyone.

We all know that LED lightbulbs are a way to reduce your home energy consumption, but who wants to receive one in their stocking on Christmas Day? Is it possible to give presents that save energy (and therefore heating bills) at the same time?

We’ve created a round-up of the best (in our opinion) energy-saving Christmas gifts for you or your loved ones this festive season.

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Topics: Energy-saving

Credit available for insulation

Posted by Luke Ball on Nov 22, 2018 4:20:32 PM

At Prestige Energy we are delighted to have been approved by The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to offer consumer credit to our customers.

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Topics: External Wall Insulation, Solid Wall Insulation, Cavity Wall Insulation

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