Following on from our recent blog examining your insulation options for Loft Conversions, we thought it may be useful to examine some of the options for bringing light and ventilation into your proposed loft conversion, along with maximising any views and giving your r...

Loft Conversions are one of the favourite ways to extend a property - enabling families to stay in the property they are already living in for longer by expanding mostly on bedrooms and bathrooms and leisure / hobby rooms.

Most families like where they live and want to...

When it comes to insulating your new or existing home, you’ve probably heard about plenty of different methods. But it can be overwhelming to know which type is the best for your home, so we’ve broken it down a little and explained 5 available options, with pros and co...

Kingspan Insulation has launched a new ultra-low lambda cavity board which offers a thermal conductivity of just 0.018 W/m.K.

The BBA-certified Kingspan Kooltherm K106 and K108 cavity boards feature Kingspan’s fibre-free thermoset phenolic insulation core. This allows f...

Poor indoor air quality could cause the number of asthma sufferers to rocket by 80% if regulations are not tightened, a new report has warned.

The report highlights that current Building Regulations are not sufficient to tackle the impact of indoor air pollution on heal...

We regularly get asked "how do you insulate a suspended ceiling?" here at BMD, and of course there are many ways you could choose to do this:

- Could I use blown or loose insulation on top of the existing tiles?

Well you could, but we wouldn't recommend it - blowing or p...

Indoor air pollution, including that caused by emissions from faulty boilers, gas cookers and heaters, cause or contribute to at least 40,000 UK deaths each year, according to a new report from two major UK health bodies. The research from the Royal College of Physicia...

January 26, 2016

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said that air pollution now constitutes a "public health emergency" across the world.

Eight days into 2016, London breached its own legal limit for air pollution for the entire year. Under regulations, the city is allowed t...

Installing internal wall insulation can be carried out in a number of ways and with a variety of insulation materials -

Depending on what type of internal walls you are insulating, this can quite often govern the way it is done and what materials would be used - for ins...

When insulating your loft, you have to start by deciding what you actually require your roof space for, or indeed what you might use it for, because in the future this can determine how you would need to be insulating the roof space.

Below are a few examples of how to i...

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