Expol

Frequently Asked Questions

Insulation Frequently Asked Questions & Insulating Tips

 

What happens to Expol Under floor insulation in a fire?

Expol Under floor insulation has a flame retardant additive and will not support a fire.


Does Expol Under floor insulation give off any toxic fumes?

No, the level of toxicity of Expol Under floor insulation in a fire is no greater than that of burning timber.


What if my sizes differ from Expol Under floor insulation standard sizes?

The flexi cut edges of Expol Under floor insulation panels allow the panels to be adjusted to varying floor joist spacings.


Do I need to use fixings for a new floor?

Yes. When fixing from the top of the joist the nylon fixing is placed flush with the top of the joist, this ensures the panel sits flush with the underside of the floor. Usually a maximum of two fixings are used per panel.


How does Expol Under floor insulation come?

Expol Under floor insulation is plastic wrapped and delivered to your merchant in bundles covering up to 6 square metres.


Insulation Vs Dampness

If you have a dampness problem in your home, correct this prior to insulating your floor.

 

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Area to be insulated based on perimeterNumber of Packs Required
m2 feet2 360mm 410mm 470mm 560mm
10 108 2 2 2 2
20 215 4 4 4 4
30 323 6 6 6 5
40 431 8 8 8 7
50 538 10 10 9 9
60 646 12 12 11 10
70 753 14 13 13 12
80 861 16 15 15 14
90 969 18 17 16 15
100 1076 20 19 18 17
110 1184 22 21 20 19
120 1292 24 23 22 20
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