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Hobart City CBD TAS


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What does a roof insulation service include?

Roof insulation may seem like a simple process - measure, cut, and install. But effective insulation installation requires a professional to consider a number of issues, like the building frame, ventilation, air gaps, and vapour barriers. Your installers will then choose the best type of insulation for your climate and home and organise installation for you. Here are some common types of insulation service and what you can expect from each:

Bulk insulation

Bulk insulation is the most common type of insulation because of its availability and effectiveness. It works by trapping millions of air pockets that resist heat. This type of insulation can come in batts, boards, or loose-fill, and can be produced from a variety of materials. Your installer will climb into your roof cavity to access the ceiling and measure the required dimensions. Next, they’ll cut the material to the right size and install your insulation. They’ll be careful to avoid compressing the bulk insulation, as the compression can reduce air pockets and compromise the material’s insulation ability.

Batts insulation

Many consider batts insulation as the best format for bulk insulation. This type of insulation often comes in rolls and is easy to transport and carry. Ceiling batts insulation can be made from a range of materials, including natural wool, polyester, fibreglass, and rockwool. Your installer will help you choose the best option based on your budget, environmental concerns, the potential for fire hazards, and other factors. They’ll install your insulation batts, ensuring no gaps between insulation. When they’re finished, they’ll clean up the area and any tools used.

Board insulation

Board insulation has a high insulating value for a relatively small thickness. This type of insulation is useful in buildings where there is very little space between the ceiling and the roof. It’s most popular for commercial buildings. Board insulation usually comes in polystyrene or polyisocyanurate (PIR). Polyisocyanurate is a thermoset, rigid foam, typically with reflective foil laminate on one or both sides, and has excellent fire and moisture absorption properties. Polystyrene is generally used for buildings where thermal performance is required because of its exceptional compressive strength. Your installer will recommend the most suitable materials for your building.

Loose-fill insulation

Loose-fill can be used in ceilings, however, it can settle over time and lose effectiveness. Loose-fill is best used for adding insulation to the nooks and crannies around irregularly shaped areas and obstructions. The most common materials for this type of insulation include cellulose, fibreglass, and mineral wool (rock or slag). Your installer will recommend the best type of loose-fill depending on the weather conditions and temperature ranges in your home.

Reflective foil insulation

Reflective foil works by reducing the heat transfer across enclosed spaces. This material works most effectively when the shiny surface faces inwards towards an enclosed space - like in most roofs. Your installer may use reflective foil on its own or with bulk insulation for an effective ‘hybrid insulation’. The roof insulation installation process is similar to the ceiling insulation installation, however, the installer will use a staple gun to apply the material to the roof. The most commonly used materials for this type of insulation include wall wrap, aluminium foil adhered to paper or plastic substrate, concertina batts, foiled cardboard, and/or foiled bubble wrap.

Recent Insulation tasks in Hobart

Ceiling insulation Glenorchy


Glenorchy TAS, Australia

18th Aug 2020

Hi, Need someone to install ceiling bats in small house in Glenorchy. Bathroom ceiling where you would access from is out already - all bats supplied. Need completed by Thursday (20th August). Cheers

Install underfloor insulation


New Norfolk TAS 7140, Australia

27th May 2020

Underneath one 4m square room

Put insulation in roof


North Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

26th May 2019

I have purchased wool batts that I need placed in the roof of my small house



Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

28th Feb 2017

cieling insulation in a little house CBD Launceston 7250 Tasmania required I am happy to be quoted with product and duration expected

I need insulation services


West Hobart TAS, Australia

4th Aug 2020

Insulation to help reduce condensation on ceiling.

Move Insulation Batts out of a roof of a house


Bellerive TAS, Australia

14th Jun 2019

Move current insulation in a roof of an existing 1 story house (110sqm size) pitch is high, so plenty of room, but man hole is small for access. House roof is coming down so all batts need to be removed from in the ceiling and stored in one of the bedrooms of the house.

Supply and install ceiling batt insulation.


Sandy Bay TAS, Australia

17th Oct 2018

Supply and install ceiling batt insulation. 145 square meters and quality R4.1 or above Must supply all materials and labour

Thanks Sam great job

Insulation installed


Berriedale TAS 7011, Australia

7th Jan 2021

Installing insulation under two bedroom weatherboard unit

Frame insulation plaster


West Moonah TAS 7009, Australia

11th Jun 2020

Frame insulation and plaster a new shed

Install about 60m3 insulation batts


Lenah Valley TAS, Australia

13th Jun 2019

- remove existing thin insulation batts installed - install new insulation - old insulation batts can be placed over the new ones. No need to take them to tip.

Install under floor insulation under 1 room


Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

12th May 2017

Install under floor insulation under my living room floor 4.2m x 5.2m (adequate crawl space under house, i will have it sprayed before hand by pest controllers)