A range of insulating paints and additives are on the market providing an additional opportunity to insulate your home. Insulating paints can be applied to ceilings and walls where insulation is required. Insulating paints are also available for external applications to roofs to reduce heat entering the home during summer.
Insulating paint additives
Thermilate is made up of spheres which contain vacuums within them. In practice it’s a material that feels like a very fine sand. The additive is mixed into normal paints and applied. It does leave a slightly textured finished to the surface which is not noticeable unless you touch it. It’s not suitable for use with gloss paints.