Spray Foam Insulation Cost
Pricing for spray foam insulation vs. other types of insulation is a common question that the staff at Summit Services Inc. receives. When you call Summit Services Inc. for a spray foam installation quote, we'll take a look at the size of the job, help determine the type of foam that will best suit your needs, and will present you with a written quote for materials and labor.
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How Much Does Spray Foam Insulation Cost?
The answer depends on several factors. You'll want to know the square footage of the area(s) to be covered, the type and quality of spray foam, and the cost of labor. In addition, something to consider when determining your costs is to factor in your savings on energy usage. When you call Summit Services Inc., we'll take the guesswork out of pricing the job. Just call us at (563) 275-2531 for a free, no-obligation quote.
Types of Spray Foam Installed by Summit Services Inc.
Pricing will also depend on the type of foam you choose. There are two main types of spray foam insulation; closed-cell insulation and open-cell insulation. The open-cell foam contains small bubbles, or cells, that are broken. As a result, air fills in the open space within the bubble. This creates a spongy consistency. Closed-cell foam consists of cells that are not broken, but are packed tightly together. Air doesn't fill the bubbles, but rather gas in the form of CO2. This material is harder and stronger than open-cell foam. Open-cell spray foam insulation is less expensive, but has a lower R-value (3.5 vs 6) and is more permeable to water and air. The R-value of open-cell spray foam is still higher than many other forms of insulation. Open-cell insulation should not be used below ground level where it could absorb water.
How Much Will Spray Foam Insulation Save Me?
New construction homes are now equipped with many energy-efficient features, including heating and cooling units, insulation, high-performance windows and doors, appliances, lighting, etc. You don't have to invest in a newly constructed home to reap the benefits of energy efficiency. Having Summit Services Inc. upgrade your home's current insulation with spray foam insulation will make a big difference in your heating and cooling costs. You'll experience fewer drafts and more consistent temperatures. Your air quality will also improve, as the newly installed foam will provide a barrier for allergens and pollutants. In general, making changes to your existing home to increase energy efficiency can save as much as 30% of your home's energy consumption, which will result in notable savings on monthly bills.
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