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Bradford Optimo Insulation Straps & Saddles for Floors
Bradford Optimo Insulation Straps & Saddles for Floors
Bradford Optimo Insulation Straps & Saddles for Floors
Bradford Optimo Insulation Straps & Saddles for Floors

    Bradford Optimo Insulation Straps & Saddles for Floors

    Pack Price From

    $173.70
    Tax included.

    Fix the Optimo straps to the timber joists every 500mm swivelling them so they run parallel to the joist to leave access to the cavity free to install the insulation. Either a hammer and nails or drill and self-tapping screws can be used. After the insulation is installed, swivel the Optimo strap 90° so the strap extends into the floor cavity between
    the joists.

    Description

    Bradford Optimo Saddles are designed to hold underfloor insulation in place in new build installation.

    Bradford Optimo Straps are designed as simple friction fits for standard joist spacing's. For odd sized or uneven joist spacing's, or for extra security around plumbing and other obstructions, Optimo Straps assist holding underfloor insulation in place when installing in existing homes.

    Use in combination with Bradford Optimo Insulation for Floors

    Saddles or Straps
    Pieces Per
    Box
    Coverage Per Box
    m2
    250 1160x430 53
    1160x580 75

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    FAQ

    Q: What types of insulation are best for Australian homes?

    Common types include fiberglass batts, rigid board, and reflective insulation. The best choice depends on your climate zone and specific needs.

    Q: How much insulation do I need for my home?

    The amount of insulation required depends on your home's location, size, and construction. Australian standards recommend different R-values (a measure of thermal resistance) for different climate zones.

    Q: What is the R-value, and why is it important?

    The R-value indicates the insulation's ability to resist heat flow. Higher R-values mean better insulation performance. It's crucial for energy efficiency and comfort.

    Q: Will insulation keep my house cool?

    Yes, insulation helps maintain a consistent indoor temperature by preventing heat from entering in the summer and retaining heat during the winter, thereby keeping your home cooler in hot weather.

    Q: How can I tell if my home is under-insulated?

    Signs include fluctuating indoor temperatures, high energy bills, and drafts. An energy audit can also help assess your insulation levels.

    Q: Can I install insulation myself?

    Most types of insulation can be DIY projects, assess your abilities as most DIY'ers can achieve an effective installation.

    Q: What are the benefits of insulating my home?

    Benefits include improved energy efficiency, reduced heating and cooling costs, enhanced comfort, and a smaller environmental footprint.

    Q: How long does insulation last?

    Properly installed insulation can last for decades. However, factors like moisture, pests, and settling can reduce its effectiveness over time.

    Q: Are there any government rebates or incentives for installing insulation?

    Some State and Federal programs offer rebates and incentives for energy-efficient home improvements, including insulation. Check with local authorities for any current offers.

    Q: Does insulation help with soundproofing?

    Yes, certain types of insulation, such as fiberglass batts, can reduce noise transmission, providing a quieter indoor environment.

    Q: What should I consider when choosing insulation materials?

    Consider factors such as R-value, material cost, installation method, environmental impact, fire resistance, and whether the material suits your specific climate zone.
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