Wall wraps act as an additional protective layer for your home, weatherproofing it from the elements and preventing water, mould or rot damage. By using a wall wrap on the exterior of your home, you can minimize any hot or cold draughts thus increasing the overall R-value of a building. In addition, wall wraps are designed to protect your home against radiant heat and provide a layer of thermal insulation which improves your homes energy efficiency and maintains a stable temperature all year round. In new home builds, installing external wall insulation such as wall wraps can allow other trades to access the site and begin their work before brickwork or cladding is finished, which reduces delays and can speed up the construction phase.
Rigid board insulation can be used as an exterior wall insulation material and has a fibre-free insulation core and a closed cell structure which is resistant to water vapour and moisture. It can speed up the construction process and can be used in brick veneer, cavity walls, concrete walls, and cladded walls.
For residential builds the following rigid board insulation products are recommended: