Rigips with Styrofoam

There are also plasterboards, which are designed as so-called composite panels and have applied to the underside of the plate an additional layer of styrofoam. These special composite panels can be used for internal insulation. In particular, if external insulation is not possible on the building, internal insulation provides the necessary thermal protection. The indoor climate also changes due to interior fittings with such Rigips insulation boards - the "cold spots" disappear as a result and the room remains evenly heated. The styrofoam thickness should be chosen more or less thick depending on the insulation requirements.

Interior insulation for old buildings

Interior insulation also plays an important role especially in listed buildings, because the U-values ​​of old buildings are usually very bad, but external insulation can not be applied. It should be noted, however, that in the interior insulation by Rigips with Styrofoam often a vapor barrier is indicated to avoid moisture and possible mold growth. Instead of sticking the Styropor-GK-Platten with Ansetzbinder to the wall as in modern buildings, it is better to attach a wooden dam or a metal framework to the wall and fill in the interstices with insulating material, apply a vapor barrier film and then the GK Plates with polystyrene insulation. The ceilings should be suspended in the same way, if the room height is sufficient, offers - depending on the nature of the ground - on the ground floor also an insulating bulk insulation on the floor and a dry screed of plasterboard elements to avoid as much heat loss and the heating costs keep as low as possible. Of course, one should not forget to insulate the window reveals.

Interior insulation for modern buildings

In the interior design of modern buildings, the panels with the Styrofoam layer can also be glued directly to the plaster using a tie-down binder. It should be noted, however, that the wall must be absolutely dry, and the plaster must not crumble. You should rather knock off lots of plasters beforehand. Oil-based paints may have the least amount of tie-downs, either knock down the plaster here, or make a batten or a stud work.

Rigips with Styrofoam: styrofoam

The tie-clip will work best if you hit a lot of small holes in the plaster with the tip of the hammer. After the plaster has hardened, the GK insulation boards can be grouted in the usual way and, like other plaster surfaces, treated further. In the joint along the ceiling or along the floor - the Rigipsplatten may not close flush here - it is best to use silicone, alternatively, these joints can be grouted with joint filler. Vapor barriers are usually not needed for modern buildings and dry walls.

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