It's best to lag any pipes (hot or cold water supply) that are exposed to the cold weather – like those found in lofts, garages, out-buildings,
basements and under suspended flooring. If you’re unsure which pipes are for
water, you can check by running the taps to see if it makes them vibrate or
make a sound.
Ordering your lagging
Choosing the right size lagging for your pipes is worthwhile to make sure it fits snuggly around the pipe(s). Most lagging is designed to fit common sizes of
copper or iron pipes - but if your pipes are plastic then this lagging may not
fit perfectly. Visit the WRAS Pipe Insulation Tool for guidance on how to measure your pipe.
the length you need and cut the lagging down to size with some sharp scissors.
Fit the lagging over the pipes and ensure the seam joins together and seal with
adhesive tape so cold air can’t get to the pipe. You can also use
sturdy cloth tape or insulation tape to help cover the joins and make them nice
Order our low price products
We provide lagging for standard 15mm diameter pipes that are two meters in length and have a handy self-seal.
This tap cover helps to insulates your outdoor taps to prevent them from freezing. It's also super easy to attach too!