External Wall Installation involves the fixing of insulation panels to the external face of the external walls using bonding mortars and fixings.
Once the external insulation panels have been fitted they are then covered with a specialist render base coat which is reinforced with mesh before a final coat of an acrylic finish is applied.
This acrylic finish which is the final layor of the External Insulation is available in over 140 different
colours or for thoes that may prefer, a more traditional look of a brick or a dash finish this is available also.
External Wall Insulation systems come in a whole range of colours, textures and finishes, designed to suit the majority of building designs and client requirements (samples of swatches and aggregate finishes). You can view a range of external wall finishes we supply here.
All systems are designed to have sufficient resistance for areas where general wear and tear, impact is expected. Additional security can be specified for areas requiring high impact resistance. However, where, damage is sustained, through accident or vandalism, replacement and repair is easily achieved.
The systems are covered by a manufacturer’s 10 year warranty relating to labour and materials, however extensions may be applied for which may carry an associated cost.
All Churchfield Home Services approved systems are manufactured and independently audited in accordance with ISO14001 Environmental Management Standard. External Wall Insulation systems incorporate insulation materials that are CFC and HCFC-free.
By nature of the thermal upgrade EWI significantly reduces pollution and improves environment locally, as well as globally. Churchfield Home Services only offers External Systems which achieve zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP).
The system will be installed in a number of key stages. All the external fittings will be removed or redirected,
the insulation slabs may have an adhesive and/or a mechanical fixing, followed by the applications of a render system to provide protection and a decorative finish. Upon completion, all external fittings are then repositioned.
EWI is an extensive refurbishment programme of the property and often carried out in conjunction with other works on the property, i.e. facia and soffit, rainwater goods. Therefore the time spent on site can be significant compared to traditional insulation measures. Based on an average sized dwelling a typical install time will be around 9 to 10 days on site over a period of 3 to 4 weeks to include for drying times, replacement of any attachments, etc.
A wide choice of colour texture and styles are available including brick effect finishes.
Whilst work is ongoing on the properties, disruption to the tenant will be minimal. However as part of the
installation process drilling and mixing machines will be in use whilst work progresses. Ongoing liaison with the tenant will continue throughout the programme.
Churchfield Home Services prides itself on quality installations and EWI is no exception. In fact the number of installation trades and complicated detailing on any one project means regular management and quality assurance. Checks on site is vital for a successful project.
Churchfield Home Services implements rigorous and regular on-site quality assurance procedures in conjunction with the system manufacturer to ensure successful handover to the client/tenant is achieved.
All of the systems are designed to be virtually maintenance-free and self-cleaning. As with good normal building maintenance, checks are required on movement joints, rainwater pipes etc and general building maintenance is advised to ensure the longevity and performance of the system.
Our expert external insulation surveyors will pop out to you FREE OF CHARGE, survey your home and provide you with a detailed quotation and will be able to answer any of your queries.
Improving your home can represent a substantial investment and because of this, we offer you peace of mind with our comprehensive guarantees & expert installation services.