Wheel arch insulation

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  1. Chrisy

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    The rear wheel arch protrudes into the base of our wardrobe and being the coldest place gets covered in condensation. The arch is plastic and I wonder if someone could suggest the best type of insulation to cover it with?
     
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    If there's nothing else down there put a false base in the wardrobe about an inch above the wheelarch then stuff the area below with loft insulation. If you need to cover just the wheelarch itself use inch-thick dense foam & glue it to the plastic - it will be sufficiently flexible to follow the curve of the wheelarch.
     
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    Some ventilation may help too
     
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    Was thinking about doing something like that with ours in the bathroom, taking the cover off and spraying it with aerosol foam.
     
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    Thanks everyone
     
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