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Extension not retaining heat

Postby Ashers » Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:28 pm

I’ve bought a new house a few years ago and have issues with out kitchen extension retaining heat. (Was added by the previous owners).

The room is north facing, but just not retain heat.

We have replaced the French doo, blocked up a side door and have been windows but can’t get the room to remain warm.

The extension does has a high ceiling with two large velux windows.

Thought on solutions are welcome.
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:37 pm

Hi ashers
From your post presumably you have a ceiling in the kitchen matching a pitched roof. Your issue will probably be that insufficient insulation has been incorporated in the roof. You can check where most heat loss is occurring by using an infrared thermometer to check the temperature of your walls and ceilings. This will isolate the problem area.
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