Insulation  Promote Your Business
Insulation
ProMatch
Directory
Cost Report
 

Cost of Spray Foam Insulation Installation






Spray Foam Insulation Installation: Cost Factors



The cost of spray foam insulation installation will increase or decrease based upon a number of factors. This article is intended to provide you a checklist of questions to ask yourself and your contractor. For information about the cost in your area, check out the ProMatcher Insulation Cost Report. If you're ready to start your project now, get free cost estimates from local installers now.

This key will serve as your guide:

$0 = No additional cost
$ = Standard cost
$$ = Additional cost


Questions to Ask Yourself:

Is the insulation being installed in a new house?

$ - When the insulation is installed during a major renovation or when the insulation is installed during the construction of a new home.

$$ - When the insulation is installed in an existing home.

Does the existing insulation need to removed?

$0 – When there is no existing insulation.

$$ - When the existing insulation is removed and disposed of prior to the installation of the new insulation.

What type of spray foam insulation do I want to install?

$ - When open cell, spray foam insulation is installed.

$$ - When closed cell, spray foam insulation is installed.

Are you looking for foam board insulation?

How thick does the insulation need to be?

$ - When less than a 2-inch layer is applied.

$$ - When a 2-inch (or thicker) layer is applied.

Where will the insulation be sprayed? (Installers commonly charge by the board foot.)

$ - When the insulation is installed in an open attic or open wall cavity.

$$ -When the insulation is installed in an enclosed space (like a closed wall cavity).

$$$ - When insulation is installed throughout the entire home.

If sprayed on the roof deck, what is the slope of the roof?

$ - When applied to a flat or slightly sloped roof.

$$ - When applied to a steep roof.

Related Video: Spray Foam Insulation Application

Is area being insulated easily accessible?

$ - When the area is easily accessible.

$$ - When the area is difficult to access or there are many obstacles to navigate (This may require special tools or additional safety equipment).

Does any additional ventilation need to be installed in the attic?

$0 - When no additional ventilation is required.

$$ - When an attic fan or additional vent needs to be installed.

Ask the Pro:



1. Are you licensed, bonded, and insured?

2. Do you have any references?

3. What type of spray foam insulation would you recommend for my home?

4.How much can I expect to save on my utility bills?

5. How long do you expect the application of the insulation to take?

6. What type of maintenance does this type of insulation require?

7. Does any additional ventilation need to be installed in the attic?

8. Does the insulation come with a manufacturer’s warranty?

9. Is there a warranty on the installation?

10. What is the R-value of the insulation?

11. Is this type of insulation vulnerable to water damage?

12. Is cleanup included in the cost estimate?

Read More: 8 Reasons Why You Should Insulate Your Home



Be the first to find this article helpful.

About the Author

ProMatcher Staff, ProMatcher
Orlando, FL 32803

If you would like to re-print this article, please contact the author.
Free Quotes from Local Insulation Contractors.
Insulation Price Quotes

Related Topics

Blown Attic Insulation Installation
Rolled Insulation Installation
Spray Foam Insulation Installation
Reflective Insulation Installation
Spray Foam Insulation Cost
How much does spray foam insulation cost? Find out more about the factors that impact...

DIY Spray Foam Insulation
Watch this video to learn more about do-it-yourself spray foam insulation

Foam Insulation on Twitter
Find Twitter resources related to foam insulation installation.

What is Foam Board Insulation?
Foam board insulation (or rigid insulation) comes in drywall-like panels that are...

What is Spray Foam Insulation?
Spray foam insulation helps to eliminate air leaks and create a tightly sealed barrier...

Free Quotes from Local Insulation Contractors.

Other Related Topics

#HomeInsulation on Twitter
Find resources related to home insulation on Twitter.

Cost of Blown-in Insulation Installation
Learn about the factors that increase and decrease the cost of installing blown-in...

Cost of Blanket Insulation Installation
Learn more about the factors that increase and decrease the cost of installing rolled...

Cost of Radiant Barrier Installation
How much does radiant barrier installation cost? Learn more about the factors that...

What is Reflective Insulation?
Reflective insulation (or radiant barrier insulation) is typically installed in attics...

Editorial Disclaimer: The views expressed in articles published on this website are those of the authors alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of this website or its staff. The articles on this site do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement with respect to any views, company, or product. Authors affirm that article submissions are their original content or that they have permission to reproduce.

Free Cost Estimates   |   Insulation Contractors Directory   |   Insulation Cost Report   |   Free Business Listing



Home   |   Articles & Videos   |   Affiliates   |   Networking Groups   |   Search by Category

Terms of Use   |   Privacy   |   About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Member Login

©2003-2018 - VentureStreet, LLC

Join Our Business Network