7 The cost of having cavity wall
insulation has never been lower, as there are a range of grants and subsidies available and in some cases it could even be free.
MYTH FOUR "Cavity wall
insulation involves major building work."
Thousands of other householders on Tyneside and in Northumberland qualify for free or heavilydiscounted cavity wall
and loft insulation.
For some households that meet the criteria, cavity wall
insulation, loft insulation and new heating systems, will be free.
| The RSPCA had to be called to rescue Arthur, an eight-year-old cat, after he got trapped in a cavity wall
Solid wall insulation usually costs more than insulating a standard cavity wall
, but heating bill savings are bigger.
Walls exposed to driving rain are not suitable for cavity wall
insulation - having it installed in an unsuitable location can cause major problems, so it's vital to first get advice from a reputable installer.
5 The Energy Saving Trust says cavity wall
insulation in England, Scotland and Wales costs around PS720 for a detached house, PS475 for a semi and PS370 for a mid-terrace.
With cavity wall
construction, we did not see them until after the 1960s.
John Denham, Labour MP for Southampton, is worried about standards in the cavity wall
insulation industry and earlier this month highlighted his concerns in Parliament.
insulation can also cause dampness, especially around cavity wall