High quality insulation for the whole home and the needs therein.
Van Island Insulation offers spray foam insulation as an option including choices for closed cells weighing 2 lb and open cells weighing 12 lb for home insulation.
These forms of insulation limit mold formation and produce a continuous barrier, resulting in a more pleasant living environment.
Insulation and an air/vapor barrier in one, the two-pound closed-cell foam pack is an excellent choice for use on outside surfaces and ducting.
On the other hand, the open-cell foam weighing half a pound is excellent at acting as an air barrier and dampening sound transmission, but it does not serve as a vapor barrier.
Only environmentally friendly spray foams derived from renewable resources and have a minimal potential for global warming are utilized.
Insulation made of cellulose is available for use in roof and attic areas. This insulation is constructed of recycled paper materials and has additives that resist fire and pests. The densely packed cellulose approach eliminates cold spots and circulation of air while simultaneously filling voids via internal holes. To ensure a smooth installation, the business drills and then fill any necessary holes.
The narrow cavity pour foam insulation solution is beneficial for double brick and brick/block wall houses that do not have insulated spaces in between the bricks. This closed-cell foam weighs 2 pounds and has a high insulating value in addition to air barrier features and the ability to inhibit mold growth. It is inserted via internal holes.
|Area of Home||Recommended R-Value|
|Attic||R-50 to R-60|
|Walls||R-20 to R-24|
|Floor (above crawl space or unheated basement)||R-24 to R-30|
|Crawl Space||R-20 to R-24|
Note: the R-values that are advised serve as basic guides and may change based on the particular needs of the building and the environment. When trying to identify the R-value that is right for your house, it is preferable to seek the advice of our experienced specialists.