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August 12, 2017 18:06

We provide thermal insulation of the roof of the bath with his hands

We provide thermal insulation of the roof of the bath with his hands

extremely important after the completion of construction of the roof insulation to hold a bath with his hands.

Roof bath characterized in that hostile environment it operates not only on the outside (ultraviolet rays, rain, snow), but also inside (a sharp rise in temperature, amounting to 100 degrees Celsius, wet steam).

Therefore, insulation of the roof bath - a very necessary process.

Constructions thus can be different.

Their main task - to prevent the loss of heat from the steam.This is only possible when the roof is well insulated.

Thus its insulation is better to think in advance before the start of construction, especially if you plan to carry out all the work with his own hands.If

bath used infrequently, the heater can be used as a conventional roofing felt or asphalt.In this case, insulation is necessary to carry out before making the flooring roofing material.

If the bath is used continuously, the insulation is necessary to conduct a more thorough.

Initially, all elements of construction to be protected from rotting.To do this, all the beams, rafters impregnated with a special antiseptic solution.

In order to be more fire-resistant roof (which is extremely important for the bath), part of the wood is also treated with fire retardant.Only then can you make the roof insulation.


  • Application sawdust
    • Warming sawdust
    • Sawdust clay
    • Sawdust cement
  • Modern sawdust substitute

Application sawdust

sawdust for insulation of houses and baths began to apply morein ancient times.It is now

manufacturers create more new artificial materials for thermal insulation and at the time of such heat-insulating materials and not heard and used only natural and inexpensive means, such as clay, straw, leaves or moss.

Wood chips are the most inexpensive to the present day, and at the same time from all the available material used.

A for insulation of roofs with their own hands, they all fit perfectly, since it is very easy to use.

Thermal insulation of sawdust

they also have indisputable advantages:

  • environmental friendliness;
  • good sound-insulating properties;
  • budget price;
  • broad access;
  • long life.

It should be remembered that you can only use well dried sawdust.They should be treated with an antiseptic, thereby protecting against rats and mice.

also desirable to mix sawdust with lime (lime in this case must be at least 10% of the total number of filings) to obtain a homogeneous mass, which also contributes to the protection of wood waste from rodents.

K filings is not necessary to add any chemical additives to protect against rodents, because they can not comply with environmental standards and regulations.

And in the end may turn out highly toxic mass allocation which may affect the health of the entire family.

Alternatively, it is possible to add tobacco leaves or broken glass, if rodents are not exactly encroach on natural insulation.

Warming sawdust

technology application of wood shavings are very affordable and easy.

sawdust, mixed with lime, fill all the free space located between the roof beams (if not add lime, the wood chips will give a strong draft and lose their original insulating properties).

to provide additional viscosity mass can add some gypsum (about 5% of the total weight).A mixture of plaster with sawdust solidifies rather quickly, so prepare it in a small amount several times.In

dried layer with the porous structure is shown, which also contributes to retention of heat.


Sawdust clay

Alternatively, carry out insulation roof sawdust mixed with clay.

This technology also is simple actions and it can easily be carried out with their own hands:

  1. prepare a working surface, protecting the surface of the roof with the help of the film layer of polyethylene (to polyethylene do not crumple and not twisted during operation it must be secured at the edges of a stapler);
  2. further prepare the mixture with sawdust and clay.Clay (5 pieces), pour a little water and stir until a homogeneous mass, which resembles on the sour cream consistency (professional builders carry out such work in mini-mixer, and we perform all actions on their own, we take this pan and shovel);
  3. into a homogeneous mass little by little starting to fall asleep sawdust, while thoroughly stirring the solution;
  4. the mass is applied to the surface, creating a uniform layer of about 10 cm, and it smoothes the metal spatula, a little ramming.

Then the mixture is allowed to dry.Term of drying depends on the time of year and the air temperature, the solution dries mainly from 3 to 5 days.

Clay and sawdust

If the surface during drying there were small cracks, they can also be repaired liquid clay with their hands.

Sawdust cement

For warming bath roof also used a mixture of wood shavings with cement.As in the previous embodiments, the mixture of sawdust with cement preparing easily by hand.

solution to take 10 pieces of wood chips, 1 part lime and ½ part of cement (cement mass thus can vary).

material is mixed and applied in the same manner as in the previous case (this solution should be at a uniform and does not disintegrate when compressed in the hand).

Sawdust and cement

Cement in this case increases the insulating properties of the solution, which is extremely important for a bath.

should be remembered that when fresh sawdust, cement is more, but if it is put too much, then the insulation would be much worse.

also desirable to add boric acid, which acts as a preservative.

Modern substitute sawdust

Today, modern manufacturers create a large amount of insulation for roofs, but it was for the roof baths are not suitable all.

most appropriate in this case is the use of polyurethane foam.Of course, the price is much more expensive penoliuretan sawdust, but the quality of his at the same time excellent.

material boasts a light weight, high sound and heat insulation, as well as easy installation, which is extremely important when working with their hands.