Heat proof insulation – Protect your home from extreme heat in summer by using heat proof insulations

April 25th, 2010| Uncategorized.

Heat proof insulation – Protect your home from extreme heat in summer by using heat proof insulations

Heat in home is mostly entered through slabs only. Problem of heat will be decreased if entering of heat is prevented in this path. For this, many companies are offering heat proof insulations.

Some companies area offering them in powder form while some are providing them in liquid form. They can be applied to the walls along with the slab.

Though affordable….

Lime stone dependant heat proof insulations are the one available mostly in the market. They are available under different names in hardware and paints shops. Heat will be decreased to some extent if double coating is applied on the terrace. 5 Kg bag will be priced at Rs. 130 to Rs. 180. One bag will be enough to apply for 120 to 150 sq. feet area. Since two coatings are applied, it will be sufficient for 60 to 75 sq. feet only. Based on the company, it costs Rs. 1.5 to 3 per sq. feet. Labor charges are extra.

Quality insulations

For those who want to have quality insulations regardless of price, heat proof insulations mixed with chemicals will be the best. Once applied, it will be useful two to three years. It is available in the form of paste. It withstands heavy rains and extreme heat also. Algetech, Pidilite, Cera and other companies are offering these products. 5 kg liquid insulation will be sufficient for an area of 250 tot 300 sq. feet. It costs Rs. 5 to 6 per sq. feet. Labor charges are extra. Though it is costlier initially, later on it decreases by half.

  • With the usage of heat proof insulators, temperature of the house decreases by two to five degrees in comparison with neighboring house.
  • It is better to have an idea of areas of insulations to be applied and it gives an approximation of number of kilos necessary. Not only on concrete slabs, this insulation can be used on cement sheets.