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Do You Live In A Stone Built House?

If you live in a stone built house and have had cavity wall insulation installed on a scheme where you had it fitted ‘free’. The likelihood is that the insulation is a type of expandable foam that is put into the cavity under pressure. You may have been told before, that cavity wall insulation wasn’t […]

Cavity wall insulation ‘a scandal’, Arfon MP claims

Inappropriate cavity wall insulation in homes has become “a scandal”, a Welsh MP has said. Arfon MP Hywel Williams claimed millions of homes had the insulation installed by successive government-backed schemes which has led to damp, mould and condensation. He called on the UK government to take responsibility for the “dreadful mess”. The UK government […]

Vale Council Strips Out Council House Cavity Wall Insulation In Penarth

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is now stripping-out glass-fibre cavity-wall insulation which it originally installed in a number of current or former council-owned properties in Penarth. It’s an operation which appears to prove that yesterday’s energy-saving environmental fad can easily turn out to be today’s major maintenance headache. One of the operations now under way […]

The Great Cavity Wall Calamity: 1.5 Million Homes Are Blighted By Damp After Cowboy Builders Cash In On A Government Insulation Drive

More than 1.5 million homes have been left blighted by botched cavity insulation work carried out to meet Government energy targets, experts say. Properties across Britain have suffered dampness and mould, causing smells, crumbling plaster and stained walls. In some cases, the value of homes has plunged. The scheme, funded by a ‘green tax’ on […]

Plaid Cymru’s Hywel Williams Highlights the issues of Failed Cavity Wall Insulation

Damp, mould and condensation damages following the installation of Cavity Wall Insulation is a massive issue and the problems continue to grow. The problems have been highlighted yesterday in Parliament again by Plaid Cymru’s Hywel Williams. This begs the question should Cavity Wall Insulation have been fitted, are you suffering the consequences of damp, mould […]