Posted on 26th January 2022
Whether you spend a lot of time in your outdoor living space or use it sparingly, insulating it is a great idea. If you have visited your shed in the summer only to find it’s unbearably hot, or you see icicles dangling from the roof of your shed, insulating it can help.
When insulated, your outdoor space can be used for a lot more things than just storage. You could use it as a workshop or even host gatherings.
Types of Insulation
You can choose from many types of insulation for your outdoor space. You could opt for loose-fill insulation such as fiberglass, cellulose or stone woold. Another option is to use rolls made of stone woold, fiberglass or natural fibers. Alternatively, you could use a rigid board or foam board including insulated plasterboard. You could also consider using reflective insulation, which features a reflective foil surface.
It’s important to plug all the air leaks in your outdoor space. You will want to minimise the cracks and openings that let the outdoor air into and out of the outdoor space. These openings can bring cold air during winter and warm air in the summer months, affecting the air quality as well as the moisture content of the shed.
Nail down the roll roofing. Seal the gaps around doors and windows. Be sure to seal any route through which outdoor air can freely pass through. Making your shed airtight will offer maximum comfort.
Quality Insulation Systems in Newcastle
Here at Tyne Insulation, we provide a range of insulation materials including insulated plasterboard. Our friendly team can answer your questions and help you choose the right insulation material for your needs. Talk to us today!
Get in touch with our team to enquire about our products and departments. Simply leave your details so we can phone you back and discuss to see how we can help you with your project.