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Spray On Insulation Cost: Getting the Real Value Out of Spray Foam

Spray on insulation cost is initially more expensive than some traditional forms of insulation like fiberglass or cellulose. However, the payoff for the investment begins to return immediately with reduced energy costs. If you’re in the process of evaluating insulation options but want to know the true value of spray foam insulation, you need to work with a properly trained appraiser.

As more people want to know the value of green building products, the Appraisal Institute offers special training courses designed to teach appraisers how to identify green features, analyze them and assess value. An appraiser might use a form like this one to determine the value of a property’s green and energy efficient features.

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Competent Spray Foam Contractors: Key to a Successful Installation

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Choosing a Professional Spray Foam Contractor

As with any building product, improper application can result in a host of problems. If you have done research on spray foam insulation, you might have come across issues related to odor – a potential side effect of contractor error.

That’s why our spray foam contractors are all put through rigorous training. Installers must be properly trained on all aspects of spray in foam insulation, and it’s important you hire qualified contractors to ensure your spray insulation is installed right. Remember, you can’t believe everything you read on the Internet – Elvis is not alive, and properly installed spray foam insulation will not have odor issues!

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The Many Applications for Spray Foam in Kansas City


Where can Spray Foam be Used?

When it comes to insulation, spray foam is quickly becoming a very popular choice. This is because it offers a variety of benefits that other insulation methods cannot. Spray foam is more effective than other methods, both because it covers that area more completely, and because it has a higher R-value (the measure of how well a material resists the transfer of heat and air flow). The spray foam insulation process is also relatively quick and simple, meaning that it is more convenient for many homeowners. KC Spray Foam is the expert on spray foam insulation installation in the Kansas City area.

One of the best ways to save on your heating bill is to have your attic insulated. Spray foam is a great choice for attic insulation, as it can be easily sprayed onto the ceiling or floor of the attic to seal out the cold. If you have a vented attic space, the spray foam can be applied to the floor of the attic, insulating the ceiling below. If your attic is not vented, spray foam is applied directly to the underside of the the roof between the joists, completely insulating the attic from the cold outside.

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How Much Better Is Spray Foam for a Kansas City Winter?

Cold Kansas City Winters Call For Spray Foam Insulation

Why is Spray Foam Better?

Although the weather in Kansas is generally fairly mild, Kansas City winters can be brutally cold. For this reason, it is important for your to make sure that your home is adequately prepared for winter weather. The best way to keep your family warm and cozy this winter is to see that your home has sufficient insulation, especially if you live in an older home, as older homes can lack proper insulation. If you are experiencing draftiness in your home, or if your furnace is having a difficult time keeping your home warm, consider investing in spray foam insulation services from KC Spray Foam. We provide Kansas City residents with quality insulation services.

Why choose spray foam, you ask? Spray foam offers a variety of advantages that most traditional methods of insulation lack. When done correctly, spray foam insulation can help regulate the temperature in your home and make your home more energy efficient. Some of the benefits of choosing spray foam insulation include:

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Spray Foam Cost: Sprayed Insulation Per Square Foot

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Spray Foam Insulation Costs

“What’s the spray foam cost per square foot?” This is the top question we get asked, and we normally try to answer through another question or two. You see, the answer goes beyond square footage for us. In order to provide our potential customers with an accurate cost estimate we need more details, like what kind of spray foam insulation will work best for the application, what needs to be sprayed, what’s the size of the job, and what’s the level of technical difficulty – will we be working from the ground or will scaffolding need to be built, like in this image? These factors can make a big difference in expense.

With that said, it’s important to remember that you get what you pay for. Sprayed insulation is more expensive than traditional methods, but it’s also an investment that pays off for years to come. When compared against other building materials, you will see sprayed insulation is actually a lower cost material than many others. This is when you need to consider:  “What’s the return on investment or value of spray foam insulation compared to other products on the jobsite?” As you can see, all of the materials in this example cost more, but will they give you a better ROI or value?

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