How to Insulate Your Floor

Have you realised your floor insulation isn’t up to scratch? Now we are well into winter it’ll be obvious if your flooring insulation isn’t helping retain heat! The carpets Glasgow based team from Joe Walker’s Flooring will help your family to stay warm throughout the year.

Flooring Insulation Options from Joe Walker’s Flooring

Keep your home warmer in winter with the effective flooring insulation from Joe Walker.


As we mentioned in our last post, there are many different kinds of underlay options. One the most important ways to retain heat in any home, underlay is usually a piece of material underneath your floor. This piece of material helps to insulate a home but also to protect the flooring wear. The thicker the insulation the warmer the home!


Another option of flooring insulation is laminate flooring. Because of its different layers, laminate does well in retaining heat and is also extremely practical. Also, it is known as “floating flooring,” which means even more underlay with laminate, making for a well insulated household. If you are looking for cost-effective and stylish flooring, browse the laminate options from Joe Walker, here.

Underfloor Heating

Although underfloor heating isn’t flooring insulation by definition, it is a great feature to install if you have an older property which struggles to retain warmth. Because underfloor heating is a hidden electrical system; it’s subtle, distributes heating equally over a floor surface and can be controlled very easily. Of course, flooring heating systems like this are very expensive to install and so, should be considered very carefully!

Engineered Wooden Flooring

The last option we would recommend when it comes to insulation is engineered wood flooring. Similar to laminate, engineered flooring is made up of layers, so retains heat and can be used with or without additional insulation.

Keep your home warm with help from Joe Walker’s Flooring in 2019.


Used these guys last year, and had a great experience, used them again this week and have to say, they don't disappoint! Friendly welcome in the shop and joe remembered me lol, was able to pick flooring with ease and get fitted within a couple of days! The fitters done a great job! Thanks again joe and staff!

Danny Kelly



33 Dumbarton Road


G81 1UA

We are located at 33 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow. Visit our showroom to experience the finest flooring Glasgow can offer.

We stock laminate flooring, vinyl tiles, luxury vinyl tiles, Karndean and Real Wood Flooring.

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