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Cavity fill

Post by trooper » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:36 pm

Hi all,

I'm guessing the cavity wall insulation has broken down. This was done on our 1960's bungalow well before we moved in, in 2012.

Doing some work on an outside wall showed the insulation to be very flaky, I now read that insulation can't be re done & I'm stuck with it. Anyone know why? I've also read somewhere that the whole lot needs to be removed, for such a refill to take place.

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Re: Cavity fill

Post by aeromech3 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:16 am

I am guessing that when they pump in the insulation, be it wool or other, they have to watch an adjacent hole to know it has spread, if there is material already there, then it complicates this issue and they would not issue a certificate; as always the consumer gets scr*wed by costs.
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Re: Cavity fill

Post by trooper » Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:27 am

Crickey! never thought of that.

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Re: Cavity fill

Post by wes56 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:03 pm

you want more of the same?
CWI is an was a rip off by and large. you can get it removed at a cost.
if its saturated then its got to come out. dont now what kind of CWI you have so cant help anymore?
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Re: Cavity fill

Post by trooper » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:12 pm

Decision taken not to proceed. Thanks for the input.
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