How long does draught proofing last?
Providing that the draught proofing materials are installed in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions it would be realistic to achieve a life expectancy of between 5 – 10 years. A foam stick-on strip might last 12 months. However some of the more permanent products can last up to twenty years.
How long does a draught proofing assessment take?
A draught proofing assessment takes several hours, the assessment provides detailed info of issues and estimated price, broken down by rooms. It also includes an assessment for DIY and general recommendations including windows, ventilation, heating ...
As a renter, how can I draught-proof my home?
» Blocking gaps and cracks around windows, doors, skirting boards and floorboards is usually the most cost-effective measure you can take to make your home more comfortable and can reduce heat loss by 15-25%. » It is best to seek landlord approval ...
What does draught proofing mean?
Draught proofing is finding and fixing draughts to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient. Draughts are like ventilation, in that both let fresh air into your home. Good ventilation helps reduce condensation and damp and can help cool ...
Does draught proofing need to be replaced occasionally?
This depends on the type of draught proofing; some types of draught proofing may need replacing every few years, for example the stick-on strips.
Does a professional provide a report on the draught proofing installed?
Yes, most professional draught proofing contactors will provide a report.