Sisalwool Installation Guide: Transforming Floors, Walls, and Roofs with Sustainable Insulation

Sisalwool Natural Fibre Insulation is a versatile and eco-friendly solution that enhances thermal efficiency, sound dampening, and breathability in various spaces. Follow this comprehensive guide to ensure proper installation for floors, walls, and roofs, and reap the benefits of sustainable insulation.

Materials Needed

  • Sisalwool Natural Fibre Insulation batts or rolls
  • Insulation saw
  • Measuring tape
  • Protective gear (gloves, mask, goggles)
  • Fasteners (if needed)

Cutting demo

  • Floors

    1. Clean the Subfloor: Ensure the subfloor is clean, dry, and free from debris.
    2. Lay the Insulation: Unroll or place Sisalwool batts between floor joists or above the subfloor, ensuring a snug fit without compression.
    3. Cut and Fit: Use an insulation saw to trim the insulation to the required size. Fit pieces tightly together, ensuring no gaps.
    4. Securing (if needed): Depending on the setup, secure the insulation in place using fasteners or an appropriate adhesive.
  • Walls

    1. Prep the Walls: Clear the wall cavities of any obstructions or debris.
    2. Place Insulation: Insert Sisalwool batts into the wall cavities, making sure they fit snugly without compression.
    3. Cut and Trim: Use an insulation saw to cut insulation to the required size, fitting it precisely into corners and edges.
    4. Ensure Full Coverage: Fill all voids and ensure complete coverage without leaving any gaps.
  • Roofs

    1. Access Roof Space: Access the roof space safely and clear any debris if present.
    2. Lay Insulation: Place Sisalwool batts or rolls between roof rafters, ensuring a proper and snug fit.
    3. Trim and Fit: Cut insulation to size using an insulation saw, fitting it closely around obstructions like beams or vents.
    4. Secure (if required): Secure insulation in place using fasteners or clips to prevent movement.

Installation Steps

  • Ensure Uniform Coverage

    Inspect the installed Sisalwool to ensure uniform coverage without gaps.

  • Maintain Ventilation

    Leave appropriate gaps around vents to ensure adequate airflow.