Value Poly | Polyester Underfloor Insulation | FAQ

Q: Can Value Poly Underfloor Insulation be used in my Climate Zone?
A: Value Poly Polyester Underfloor Insulation can be used in climate zones 4, 6, 7, & 8. That covers all of Victoria.

Q: Is Value Poly Polyester Underfloor Insulation easy to install?
A: Installing underfloor insulation may be easy or challenging depending on your home's specific attributes. These include the height of the space beneath the floor, the spacing of the joists and any access issues.  We provide installation videos to make it super easy.

Q: What staples do I need and how many will I need? 
A: T50 Staples were the staples of choice of the ecoMaster installation crews and are the size used for most good staplers. You will need about 340 staples per pack of Value Poly Underfloor Insulation. That's about 47 staples per sq metre.

Q: What is different about Value Poly to other under floor insulation?
A: Good question. Valuepoly is an excellent choice for those individuals who want all the benefits of a great polyester underfloor product but at a more affordable price. When budget is a priority Value Poly is the best choice.

Q: What is the difference between Value Poly and Polymax?
A: They are similar products. They have the same R value and are made from the same base materials. 

Polymax  is made from 45% recycled plastic bottles and has a nominal loft of 140mm (there are some variations).  We recommend that you open the packs a day or two prior to installation to allow it to re-loft as the insulation has been compressed for transport (NOT vacuum packed).  Polymax is available is most States - Victoria, NSW, ACT, SA and WA.

Value Poly is made from 80% recycled plastic bottles. Value Poly may have a small amount of compression (it has NOT been vacuum packed) and may be slightly less than full loft (120mm) when first removed from the bag.Value Poly is available in Victoria only. If you are living outside of Victoria and wish to order Value Poly, please contact the team for a discussion about freight alternatives.

The length and width of underfloor insulation rolls depends upon the manufacturer - so check the Specs Tab carefully.

Q: How long will it take for my order to be delivered?
A: Currently the lead time is 1-2 days from the time of payment before your insulation can be delivered.  We may be able to deliver in a shorter time period - please ask!

Q: Can I pickup Value Poly Underfloor Insulation myself?
A: Yes. Value Poly Underfloor Insulation can be collected from our Collection Centre in Preston.  Call 1300 326 627 to make the appropriate arrangements.  To avoid disappointment, please do not arrive without confirming arrangements first.