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RESIDENTIAL SOLUTIONS

Home insulation is essential in keeping your home warm in winter and cool in summer. A well-insulated home is up to 10 degrees warmer in winter and up to 7 degrees cooler in summer and can help you reduce your energy costs. In addition, when you use less energy in your home, you reduce the amount of pollution in the air and so help conserve our precious resources.

Solartex supplies and installs a comprehensive range of insulation products for the home which are non-irritant, non-allergenic and non-toxic. Our systems provide optimal thermal and acoustic solutions creating a more comfortable, quieter, energy efficient and healthy home.

The Solartex team comprises of leading hands, trained & trustworthy installers, experienced sales and technical staff to advise you with an unbiased opinion on the most practical and cost-efficient ways to supply & install insulation for your home. That is why we stand by our phrase “Helping You Choose The Right Insulation.”

 

  • Licensed in Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)
  • Explosive Power Tool Operators (HILTI and RAMSET explosive power tools course for installing insulation fixings)
  • Qualified Leading Hand Supervisors
  • Trained Ceiling Vaccum, Cleaning Operations team
  • Working with EWP (Elevated Work Platforms) – Working at heights

 

All of our products are CodeMark certified which is the highest level of product compliance and performance in Australia.

 

RESIDENTIAL FLOORS

Floors can lose up to 20% of heat loss through an un-insulated floor.

Underfloor insulation is perfect for exposed floorboards and suspended wooden floors. It prevents draughts, reduces moisture ingress and provides thermal comfort all year round. Every house is different, through a site visit our experienced Solartex team can advise you with the most practical and suitable underfloor insulation solution.

 

Benefits of Under floor Insulation

  • Makes your home more comfortable – warmer in winter and cooler in summer
  • Reduces your home energy bill
  • Provides a barrier to underfloor draughts
  • Helps reduce potential mould problems and dampness in your home
  • Creates a healthier home
  • Non-irritant, non-allergenic products available
  • Can reduce noise levels throughout the home

RESIDENTIAL CEILINGS

An un-insulated ceiling can lose as much as 45% of your homes heat loss through the ceiling.

Every ceiling space is different, from cavity, raked, skillion and flat roof construction. A Solartex technical staff member will be able to advise on the most suitable and practical insulation solution for your ceiling. Solartex offers a comprehensive range of insulation materials for a variety of constructions. Depending on your location and climate zone, we can advise on R Ratings (thermal performance) and product choice that is most suitable for your home.

Our thermal insulation range for ceilings and roofs will provide a barrier to summer heat gain and winter heat loss, providing year-round comfort.

Benefits of ceiling insulation:

  • Makes your home more comfortable – warmer in winter and cooler in summer
  • Reduces your home energy bill
  • Helps reduce potential mould problems and dampness in your home
  • Creates a healthier home
  • Non-irritant, non-allergenic products available
  • Can reduce noise levels throughout the home

Other Ceiling Services:

  • Removal of old insulation and rubbish
  • Ceiling vacuum and cleaning
  • Top up ceiling insulation
  • Roof cavity ventilation
  • Roof access installation

RESIDENTIAL WALLS

Insulating your external walls can save up to 25% of heat transfer in and out of your home, providing a more comfortable & energy efficient dwelling.

There are many types of exterior wall construction, (double brick, brick veneer, light weight clads) therefore retro-fitting insulation to external walls is site specific. Depending on the construction of the wall Solartex provide practical solutions to assist in reducing heat loss and heat gain as well as noise transmission through both external and internal walls.

Retrofitting insulation to existing walls can be done by either removal of internal or external cladding or our blow-in injection wall cavity fill system.

For existing cavity wall:

Our Knauf Snug & Sound engineered blow in insulation system is designed for installation into existing and new double brick masonry cavities. Supafil CarbonPlus is a non-combustible product is code mark certified. Our snug and sound system effectively fills the wall cavity. . Supafil CarbonPlus is a high-performance solution for new and existing walls. Supafil CarbonPlus is installed by approved Knauf Insulation Installers.

 

BENEFITS OF

  • Maximum performance in walls
  • External and Internal Installation Methods
  • Non-combustible
  • Sustainable – each bag contains the quivalent of over 45 recycled glass bottles
  • Coverage – fills all gaps and voids