Insulation Removal

Fast, Efficient Roofing Insulation Install & Removal In Perth WA

Insulation Removal

Looking for insulation removal from your home before install new? It is proven that the dust, rodent remains and other allergens that accumulate in your roof space can be hazardous to your health.

Why Insulation Removal from your roof?

With the increasing costs associated with power used in heating or cooling these days it might come as a surprise that anyone would want old insulation removal from their home. In fact, there are four excellent, but rarely considered, reasons for insulation removal or replacement.

Not meeting the Building Code

Insulation older than 10-15 years no longer meets requirements for your home. Over time, insulation has compressed losing it's efficiency. Couple this with the standards having improved, your insulation isn't doing it's job.
So, it's important to reduce heat loss and heat gain that you insulation removal and upgrade.

Over Insulation

Having too much insulation in a roof space is sometimes worse than not having enough.
Too much insulation in your roof can add excess weight to your ceiling, causing it to collapse over time. This risk is higher if the old insulation is loose fill, as water will become trapped in the fibres. If that old insulation becomes wet and a ceiling collapses, most insurances won't help. This is due to having a product that no longer meets the building code.
Heavy amounts of insulation in a roof can also restrict the airflow and ventilation of your home. This can result in moisture issues on the ceilings of your house and, in some cases, even lead to mould problems. If left unchecked, these can cause severe health problems for you and your family.

Damaged or Contaminated Insulation

There is a range of contaminations that occur in roof cavities. It can be an attic full of rat, mice or possum droppings and urine soaked insulation material. These vermin damage insulation, causing it to lose it's functionality. Otherwise leaking roof tiles and debris from building can contaminate your insulation. All these serious health hazards enter your home as you breath it in.

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Toxic, Harmful Chemicals

A lot of old insulation contained toxic chemicals. These can be early onset asthma, respiratory issues and skin irritations. Chemicals are not only airborne in your home, but leach into your ceiling. Lead, asbestos, formaldehyde and boric acid were all used in old insulation. We only recommend the Asthma Foundation approved Bradford Gold range.

Upgrade Your Insulation

The insulation of today is far superior to the insulation that 15 to 20 years ago. New materials with improved thermal properties are now available to homeowners. There will be a reduction in heating costs rom upgrading the type of insulation in your roof space. This especially holds true for older homes.

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Insulation Removal Process

Removing old insulation from a roof can be a time consuming and challenging project. We recommend using our commercial insulation removal pump for your insulation removal.
Instead of dragging dirty insulation through your home, we access via the roof. This ensures there is no mess and little disruption. Our commercial insulation vacuum removes all the old insulation. We then remove this from your property and dispose of.

Are you ready to upgrade your old insulation?

You can save money by installing new insulation after you have hired the pros (us of course!) to remove the old insulation (so as not to contaminate themselves and the entire house). Once completed, you will lower your heating and cooling costs and improve air quality. New insulation you will reduce you CO2 emissions, creating a sustainable home.
.Call Perth Insulation today for your free insulation removal quote.
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