Housing Technology

Tips for Successful Installation of Insulated Wall Panels

Insulated wall panels are touted to be better alternatives to traditional counterparts, which is why they are steadily gaining attention all across the globe, and here in Australia. If you’re thinking of giving the material a try, you can look forward to advantages such as better structural integrity, superior insulation, and cost-effectiveness. But if you want to cash in on all these rewards, you first have to make sure that your installation of the material is proper. And if you need pointers on how you should approach that, consider these.


Ensure good professional help

From the get-go, you should have a trusted partner in harnessing the full power of SIPs formwork for concrete, and a reliable installer is key to that. To find one, ask friends and family for recommendations. If none of them has ever worked with the material and its installation before, you can check consumer review websites for help. Upon choosing a candidate, vet the scope of their experience by looking at past projects; in line with this, see what previous customers have said about their services. Also, check the range of their offered solutions. Commissioning an installer opens doors to a host of services necessary for the proper upkeep of the SIPs, such as maintenance.


Be proactive in overseeing the installation

Even if you have signed a contract with a trusted installer, that does not mean that you can be absent throughout the rest of the process. It is always recommended that homeowners and property owners stay present from the start until the end of the project. In this way, if there are any concerns or issues, you can very easily deal with them, and your installer will not have to temporarily delay the process while waiting for your decisions. Also, if you have any questions, you will be in a good position to communicate them at once and have them resolved.


Ask for personalised guidance in maintenance

Finally, remember that installing insulated wall panels is not limited to ensuring proper practices. A lot of the time, what happens after the installation dictates how well you can enjoy the material. For this reason, make sure that your installer can furnish you with a comprehensive and customised plan-of-action for the proper maintenance of the material. In some cases, some installers will also take care of some parts of the maintenance so don’t hesitate to get in touch with them for guidance.