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Laying Loft Insulation Over Cables: Insulation Myths Busted

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In the past, there were concerns with the safety surrounding laying loft insulation over cables. Many people were also concerned with fire hazards and the general, overall safety of using insulation in the home.

Unfortunately, many people still believe insulation myths that simply are not true for 2017. Today we are going to look at the most concerning myths that abound, including laying loft insulation over cables…

Should I Be Concerned When Laying Loft Insulation Over Cables?

If you choose Home Logic Spray Foam you can go ahead and apply the insulation over cables without any concerns.

Our insulation product will not cause a fire hazard as the cables underneath will not overheat. The insulation will not cause any damage to the cables either, leaving your home safe and functioning as it should.

The insulating foam is sprayed into the space, including over the wires, where it expands and hardens within minutes. The open cell insulation is flexible, and it creates an air tight seal that will prevent heat escaping the home.

What If I Need to Access My Cables?

Laying loft insulation over cables doesn’t mean you won’t be able to access your cables, or make any necessary changes to them in the future. It is perfectly safe to cut into the Home Logic foam insulation, without any risk to your health.

By doing so, you will be able to move the cables or add new ones if necessary. It is worth noting that cutting into the insulation may affect the air tight seal and, therefore, reduce the insulation properties of the foam.

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Will Insulation Increase the Risk of Fire Spreading?

It’s only natural to be concerned about fire risks in the home. Thankfully, Home Logic insulation meets all the current fire safety codes and building standards.

It has been subjected to multiple tests, and it performed with excellent results, meaning you can use it in your home without any concerns surrounding fire safety.

Will Laying Loft Insulation Cause Health Problems for My Family?

While current testing has proven there are no hazards to occupants once installed, it is important to take precautions during the actual installation process itself.

Therefore, we recommend that you use our expert team of loft insulation installers to perform the job, rather than taking it on yourself.

When our professional team install the loft insulation, they are fully protected. They do wear protective suits, but there’s no need for you to be frightened by their appearance. The protective suits serve a few purposes:

  • Breathing in any substance or chemical can have negative effects on the body. The protective gear stops inhalation of the spray during the application, protecting our team.
  • It is our duty to protect our team, and ensure they are working in the safest possible environment, and using the safest possible method. The protective suit is one of the ways we’re able to ensure these safe working conditions.

Will My Family Be Put at Risk?

We recommend that you use only trusted loft insulation suppliers and installers, to avoid any potential risk from occurring.

With Home Logic, you can rest assured that our team is fully trained and experienced to install the loft installation. You can also trust in the safety of our product. The spray foam will be installed correctly and safely. We provide a 25-year manufacturer’s warranty, just for additional peace of mind.

Providing you pick a trained and experienced supplier and installer, you don’t need to worry about any of the above myths. The problems are caused through inaccurate installation processes, and lesser products that do not meet with the current fire safety and building standards.

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With Home Logic, you can rest assured that our team is fully trained and experienced to install the loft installation. You can also trust in the safety of our product. The spray foam will be installed correctly and safely. We provide a 25-year manufacturer’s warranty, just for additional peace of mind

Find Out More About Home Logic Loft Insulation

Now you know that there’s no need to worry when laying loft insulation over cables, you may wish to learn more about the product and process.

The easiest way to do this is to contact our in-house experts here at Home Logic. We’re here to answer your questions, and we’d be happy to arrange a free on-site survey, and no-obligation quote for our loft insulation.

Just call 0800 1700 636 or send an email to survey@homelogic.co.uk for more information. Alternatively, click the button below, to make your loft more cosy and comfy today!