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How to: VANLIFE CEILING


At Vanlife Conversions we believe that the ceiling is paramount to the aesthetic and function of your home on wheels. A well insulated ceiling acts like putting a lid on a cooler box. The PIR boards offer unrivalled insulating properties and when combined with foil tape, forms an essential vapour barrier. This how-to guide will take you through our 6 step method so you can do it too.


EQUIPMENT NEEDED

•Drill / impact driver •Jigsaw •Sandpaper •Stanley / Crafts Knife •1m Steel Rule •Tape measure •Veneer / panel pins •Centre Punch •Hammer


MATERIALS REQUIRED

•5 x 4.2m Roof Battens (25mm x 50mm)

•2 x 50mm, Thick Insulation boards (Celotex, Kingspan…)

•Soft Wool insulation (for voids)

•19 x lengths of 3.9m T&G cladding

•1 x roll of foil tape

•40mm Self-Tapping Screws

•Sikaflex 221 adhesive

•0.25Ltr Woodstain

•Rooflights / 12V Roof fan