Plasterboard & Insulation

Plasterboard & Insulation

Plasterboard & Insulation

Plasterboard and insulation are crucial parts of your walls, floors, and ceiling for a wide variety of reasons. Some of the benefits that can be achieved from different types of products including to: 

  • Help to keep your home warm or cool, as necessary 
  • Keep moisture and vapours under control which is essential in rooms such as kitchens and bathrooms where you don’t want moisture to be absorbed 
  • Prevent noises travelling between rooms or even buildings 
  • Protect the building and to slow down the spread of fire 

At Howarth Timber & Building Supplies, we offer a wide range of Plasterboard and Insulation products: 

Glass Wool. This is a natural form of insulation manufactured from a blend of natural glass with recycled glass. It is suitable for use in: 

  • Lofts 
  • Walls with building specifications 
  • Partition walls 
  • External timber frame walls 

PIR. Short for Polyisocyanurate, PIR is a rigid foam board that is manufactured from plastic. It is suitable for use in: 

  • Walls 
  • Flooring 
  • Lofts 

Polystyrene. A rigid and lightweight insulation, polystyrene is popular because it is easy to work with. It is suitable for use in: 

  • Walls 
  • Flooring 
  • Under concrete 

Rock Wool. Created from molten rock, Rock Wool is a medium density insulating option that is suitable for use in: 

  • Cavity Walls 
  • Floor 
  • External Walls 
  • Partitions 
  • Lofts 

Pipe. This simple foam insulation is designed to easily wrap around various types of piping, including: 

  • Hot water outlets 
  • Boiler and hot water tank 
  • Radiators 

Plasterboard. Made up of two layers that are fixed together using gypsum, plasterboard is a lightweight that has a variety of benefits, including:

  • Moisture control 
  • Thermal properties 
  • Sound insulation 
  • Fire resistance 

Plastering. Used when you want to create a smooth but hard surface on a wall or ceiling. 

Plastering Tools. Used in conjunction with our plaster range, we offer Plastering Tools that are designed to help you with: 

  • Mixing and applying the plaster 
  • Storing it in between uses 
  • Repairing any cracks that have occurred in the plaster. 

Phenolic Cooltherm / Foils and Multi-Foils / Granular Vermiculite / Insulation Tools. We also offer a wider selection of insulation products that are currently not available to purchase online, however they may be available directly from our branches.