To get the insulation done using these kits, one would not require the help of any electrician. The manufacturers provide a manual along with the kit to help insulate the loft without any external help. Hence, one will not find any difficulty in getting it done. There are different types of insulations available in the form of these DIY kits. The most famous among them are the ones coming in the form of bags of loose-fill and rolls of blanket insulation. One can select one, which suit their loft and get it insulted. To achieve maximum thermal efficiency, it is necessary to lay the material at perfect thickness.
Blanket insulation available in large rolls is made of mineral wool. As it can lead to skin irritation, one ought to take enough precautions while arranging the insulation. There are many alternatives available for the mineral wool recently such as used plastic bottles and sheep wool. Vermiculate granules, the most common form of loose fill insulation, are poured between the joists of the ceiling. They come is bags and hence it is easy to pour them. Other major ingredients in this form of insulations are mineral wool, cellulose fiber and cork granules. This is a perfect environmental friendly and cost effective DIY kit for insulating the loft. The guidelines that one has to follow while laying these insulations are given in the user's manual.