Also known as ‘conversion’ vans, campervans start off as a metal box – an oven in the summer and a fridge in the winter. With a bit of work – DIY or otherwise – your metal box can be transformed into a place of comfort, that protects you from those extreme temperatures with the right insulation.
Mould in rented properties hit the headlines in 2022, when it was confirmed to have caused the death of a 2-year-old boy in Rochdale. It was a wake-up call for both tenants and landlords, showing the serious consequences when mould is left ignored.
When it comes to deciding which material to use for soundproofing, cork is an excellent choice. It has natural soundproofing qualities as its structure is extremely lightweight and tightly filled with air.
Cork is a highly versatile material with a wide range of applications. That spans from the obvious – pinboards, coasters, and wine bottles – to the more obscure, such as iPad covers, shoes, mousemats, or even some woodwind instruments. But more recently, it’s become well known for its use as a thermal insulator.
Energy bills are continuing to rise in the UK. We now face a choice between paying out more or using heating less. With the cost of living rising across the board, more and more people will be forced into the second option.
It’s only natural that you want to find the best insulation for your property. Not least because you want to keep your energy bills as low as possible. In terms of materials, cork is renowned for its natural insulative qualities – but it comes in a few different formats.