Average Cost to Spray Foam Insulate a Home

It is true that it would cost more to spray foam insulate a home when compared to using the traditional fiberglass insulation. Yet, the benefits far outweigh the initial installation expenses as the year-on-year returns quickly add up. In fact, using the air-tight and energy-efficient spray foam insulating system is hardly a choice any more, it’s a necessity. Hundreds of architects, builders and property owners have benefited from managing with smaller HVAC system requirements, lower energy bills and a healthier indoor living or working environment.

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Nonetheless, you must have an idea of the type of investment you are expected to make. So what is the average cost of spray foam insulating a home?

Factors influencing spray foam insulating cost:

  • Open cell or closed-cell spray foam:

    At $0.44 to $0.65 per foot board, open cell spray foam costs less than the closed-cell type which is roughly $0.70 to $1 per board. Although it is a good choice where sound reduction is required, R-value is lower and hence, a thicker layer might be required. More expensive closed-cell spray foam, on the other hand, has added advantages. Not only does it provide high energy efficiency but it also enhances the structural integrity of your building.

  • Area to be insulated:

    Whole house insulation costs are likely to be more than attic/basement insulation costs or that of a new addition. Square footage naturally plays a big role in determining price. Filing an empty wall is also different from insulating a roof cavity. At Platinum Wall Spray Foam, we provide a detailed estimate for your project to eliminate any surprises later.

  • Region in which you live:

    The average costs to spray foam insulate a home in Central Ontario would certainly differ from one further north or south. Price of materials and labour also vary for different regions.  For instance, a manufacturer-trained technician is likely to charge a little more than an inexperienced one. We would caution you against hiring just any contractor; spray foam insulation must be installed by a trained and experienced professional.

Don’t let the cost of spray foam insulation prevent you from investing in its premium protection. It lasts for years, which means you will enjoy a lifetime of benefits.

To learn more about the cost of spray foam insulating your home, call Platinum Spray Foam at (416) 731-8600 or request an estimate online.

You can also visit our store to see our products and talk to our team.

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