Keep warm in your studio this winter
Advice on how to insulate your studio for the winter months
Architects Phineas Manasseh and Stephen Setford have installed their own insulation as follows:
- Put in a chipboard raised floor supported on cardboard tubes on end with 200mm Rockwool insulation (B+Q £3 per roll)
- Line the roof with 200mm Rockwool insulation (B+Q £3 per roll) supported by reinforced fire proof kraft paper and cardboard angles (normally used as protection corners in packaging)..
You may also like to consider adding some insulation to keep down your heating bills.
A simple to use insulation material is polycarbonate sheeting widely available online, fixed with magnetic tape:
If you need help installing SPACE recommend David Barker: email@example.com
He is willing to get involved and price works where several neighbouring artists want studios insulated, providing better economy of scale.
Let us know if you need any further pointers with any of the above and we'll put you in touch with someone who can help.