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Old 30-10-2012, 20:42
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Hey guys ive been looking at the therma wrap foil type insulation thats 4mm
think... would there be any gains in doubling up and having two layers? Thanks
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Hello, you can double up if you want, but you may as well go for the 6mm.

I have 4mm on my van and it works okay. Just to note do not insulate around waste or water/gas inlet pipes. I found out the hard waym insulation was around the shower wastem it leaked and the water flowed under the insulation and ruined the board. Also make sure you do not block vents and use ali tape to do joins and use stainless stapels.

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Hondaboi, our resident Guru Barry will be the best one to tell you the answer to that, he'll be along pretty soon.
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Unless your going to be in your van in the winter months I cannot see why you would need more insulation ?
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Unless your going to be in your van in the winter months I cannot see why you would need more insulation ?
Shuggs some vans version of insulation is very thin black plastic
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Sooo true, just like mine is. She will have to have proper insulation fitted next year.
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I've been fitting this to ours over the weekend, got 3/4 done when ran out of material & energy so going back during the week to finish off. We immediately could feel the benefit in the bits that have been done, well worth it since we have a long season
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Did this myself to our's, big difference, very happy with the result.
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Unless your going to be in your van in the winter months I cannot see why you would need more insulation ?
Have a vanning holiday at Skeggy Shuggs, then you'll need the stuff.
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Hi
Can't see how doubling it up will be any better
We have done 7 Caravans this week with the foil insulation
And already we have more work from it because customers have noticed a difference
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