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Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m

Suitable for loft spaces, timber floors and wall lining. Can also be used as radiator reflector foil to wrap cold water pipes and insulate sheds and garages.
Average Customer Rating:
4.395 out of 5
4.4
 out of 
5
(38 Reviews) 35
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Rating Snapshot (38 reviews)
5 stars
23
4 stars
10
3 stars
3
2 stars
1
1 star
1
34 of 38(89%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Customer Reviews for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Review 1 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Great insulation for the loft,
By Digger50
Expertise: Moderate DIYer
Quality:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value for money:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
19 March 2014
Pros: is very easy to cut to any shape
Cons: none that i can think of
"This is great to put under the loft flooring boards as it will compress and make an air tight seal and stop those unwanted drafts. I also stapled it onto the rafters to stop any dust falling down on those windy days we get occasionally"
+8points
17out of 26found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Brilliant Stuff,
By Aggierich
Expertise: Moderate DIYer
Quality:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
03 December 2013
Pros: perfect for the job
Cons: its a shame it was so pricey for what it is
"I ordered this on line for the roof in the loft, it came the next day as promised and was well packaged.
It was really easy to use and easy to staple to the rafters and did the job perfectly.
I had previously used an alternative lining and it was thin and difficult to use.
This was perfect.
"
+11points
21out of 31found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Needs backing,
By Cornflakes
Expertise: Moderate DIYer
Quality:
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Value for money:
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
02 December 2013
"This product is good value but could be better with a backing both sides"
+10points
12out of 14found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Expensive and rubbish,
By LondonGas
Expertise: Expert DIYer
Quality:
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Value for money:
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
30 September 2013
"Foil backing is to one side only. Very flimsy and easy to snag. As a loft liner it will need more than just staples to hold it up for years to come. Really should have battens applied to the underside of the rafters and screw them on.
.
The competing product sold by another well known chain with an '&' in their name is far better and slightly cheaper per metre. The principle benefits of the competitor's product is that there is foil on both sides and it will tolerate more abuse before it tears. The double layer of foil also means it has a higher insulation rating.
"
+72points
90out of 108found this review helpful.
Review 5 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Silver service,
By Xenter125
Expertise: Easy DIYer
Quality:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
29 April 2012
Pros: next day dilivery.
"Good stuff. Silver on one side only. Does full length of small detached house roof space. I stapled to roof joists. Easy to put up. Brightens loft space due to reflecting light. Wife says looks like the inside of a spaceship now. Stops dust falling from roof. Next day dilivery from Wickes. Polite carriers. Arrived well packaged and perfect condition. Text to tell me of arival day. Also e-mail to inform of dispatch. Wickes OK to deal with. Would use again."
+48points
56out of 64found this review helpful.
Review 6 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
By Mariner
Expertise: Easy DIYer
Quality:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
07 February 2011
"Easy to apply with mix of staples and gaffa tape. Already had an effect on making the house warmer."
+18points
18out of 18found this review helpful.
Review 7 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
great thermal qualities,
By BMWB10750
Expertise: Moderate DIYer
Quality:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value for money:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
06 January 2011
"it made a significant improvement in the room. we felt the difference once on and no radiator is fitted in the room."
+11points
16out of 21found this review helpful.
Review 8 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Excellent product,
By TezBuz
Expertise: Moderate DIYer
Quality:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
27 September 2010
Pros: very easy to install
Cons: none that i can think of
"This was easier then i thought to put over the rafters in my loft to exclude the draughts from the holes in the roof lining.
I used about 6 rolls in total for a 3 bedroom mid terrace.It was very easy to staple to the rafters.One roll covered a whole width and a half across.I used about 2 rolls of duck tape to go over the joins.I would definately recommend this to anyone wanting some extra insulation at rafter level.It took a good afternoon to do, and i did have some help too!
I ordered this online and it came the next day so the service was excellent too.Ordered too many rolls so just took the extra ones back to the local store for a refund.
"
+16points
39out of 62found this review helpful.
Review 9 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
easy to install,
By redmingum
Expertise: Easy DIYer
Quality:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
12 August 2010
"first time doing major diy work this product definately speeded things up a treat.
Just hoping their is enough left over to make a robot suit for the kids out of the off cuts"
+7points
7out of 7found this review helpful.
Review 10 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
good price per linear metre,
By pennypincher
Expertise: Expert DIYer
Quality:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
22 June 2010
"very food price compared to other shops. Only £1.69 per LINEAR METRE , about £2.80 per SQUARE METRE. No more confusion on the price per metre then."
+3points
4out of 5found this review helpful.
Review 11 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Easy Foil Roll,
By Mogman
Expertise: Moderate DIYer
Quality:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value for money:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
23 April 2010
"This product is easy to use and install. It cah be stapled in place over studwork or roof beams without cutting to fit between the timbers. Ceiling or Wall panels can then be screwed in place over the top of the foil. IN this way air can circulate behind the foil for ventilation to avoid condensation, with the foil providing excellent heat reflecting as well as insulation from the cold."
+13points
13out of 13found this review helpful.
Review 12 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Excellent value,
By cura
Expertise: Easy DIYer
Quality:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
22 November 2009
Pros: easily laid
Cons: none reallly!
"Purchased 9 rolls of Wickes mineral loft insulation encased in plastic film . Had to reject 2 deliveries as the plastic (easily torn) was badly shredded thereby exposing the fibrous wool. Customer service excellent in eventually providing an acceptable product. Now to the good part - it was easily laid and cut, and (if or) when we get cold weather we should definitely feel the benefit. And it was 'bogof' so exceedingly good value!"
-6points
4out of 14found this review helpful.
Review 13 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Excellent Loft / Wall Insulation 8m Roll,
By EssexDiyMan
Expertise: Easy DIYer
Quality:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
12 October 2009
"An outstanding value for money multi -use insulation product. Does exactly what it says on label!"
+3points
3out of 3found this review helpful.
Review 14 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
just the job,
By ddddddddddddddddd
Expertise: Trade
Quality:
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
05 October 2009
"used on a loft conversion to give extra insulation , lightweight, easy to install, should help overheating in summer to though havent seen the effects yet still waiting for summer"
+3points
3out of 3found this review helpful.
Review 15 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Brilliant value,
By Greenman
Expertise: Moderate DIYer
Quality:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
04 October 2009
Pros: great value, easy to install
Cons: won't improve insulation much
"We have an old house with no felt lining under the roof tiles. Consequently the plaster from the bottom of the tiles is constantly crumbling making the loft a dirty and unpleasant place even after boarding it. This stuff seemed to be the cheapest possible solution and it was so easy to fit. We used 12 rolls to cover our 3 bed semi and are delighted with the results. It probably won't do a great deal to our heating bills but as a cheap top up it is ideal."
+5points
6out of 7found this review helpful.
Review 16 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
excellent product,
By stevef
Expertise: Moderate DIYer
Quality:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
30 September 2009
"was weary about buying product because it was so cheap, but was really suprised by thermal quality and ease of installing and such a cheap price."
+7points
7out of 7found this review helpful.
Review 17 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Good value,
By Philbo
Expertise: Moderate DIYer
Quality:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
24 September 2009
Pros: cheap
Cons: none
"Seems just the same as products elsewhere but at a much better price"
+2points
3out of 4found this review helpful.
Review 18 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Good Stuff!,
By Anonymous
Expertise: Easy DIYer
Quality:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value for money:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
22 September 2009
"I used this to insulate my shed. Easy to use and seems to have done the trick - I just stapled it to the wooden battens, then screwed mdf board on top. Very reasonable price."
+4points
6out of 8found this review helpful.
Review 19 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
thermal insulation foil costs a bit!,
By Nicholas
Expertise: Expert DIYer
Quality:
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Value for money:
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
20 August 2009
Cons: cost is more than they say!
"High,
just noticed the thermal insulation foil quotes a cost of approx £1.70 per meter. However it actually comes out at £2.74 per meter since the role is only 0.6m width.
Better off getting larger 50m rolls, cost comes down to approx £1.9 per meter then."
+2points
9out of 16found this review helpful.
Review 20 for Thermal Insulation Foil Roll 600mmx8m
Overall Rating:
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
rapid delivery,
By rafifi
Expertise: Easy DIYer
Quality:
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value for money:
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
16 August 2009
"Very good buy, exactly what I needed and I didn't even need to leave home to get it!"
+1point
2out of 3found this review helpful.
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