Crawl Space Insulation

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By providing a natural barrier between the conditioned living space and the unconditioned world outside, crawl spaces often serve a valuable purpose in many homes. Our team of crawl space insulation professionals is able to provide complete insulation in crawl spaces. It is important to insulate crawl spaces properly if they are not properly insulated, as they can cause significant energy losses as well as mold growth and rot (particularly if the walls or floor of the crawl space are wood).

A crawl space can be insulated with various materials, but foam insulation is the most effective and moisture-resistant. Installation of foam is quick and easy, and it provides excellent thermal insulation for energy efficiency and comfort in your home.

Make certain your crawl space insulation is inspected by a reputable contractor like Draco’s Spray Foam if you have any concerns. A professional insulation installer can advise you on the right type of insulation for your home, as well as install it so all of its benefits are enjoyed for years to come.

 

Crawl Space Insulation

We can help with your insulation needs. Morgan City, LA, has been served by our business for some time. Offering comfort and efficiency throughout the entire year for residential and commercial properties is what we do.

Professionals from our company specialize in maintaining energy levels within buildings by installing insulation where needed.

We have technicians who have been in the insulation business for decades and have an extensive knowledge of this work.

Crawl Space insulation with open cell spray foam

Should Crawl Space Be Insulated?

If your crawl space is uninsulated or poorly insulated, it is essential that you invest in proper insulation. Proper ventilation beneath living spaces is required by the building code.

In addition, a great deal of information is given about the amount of insulation that should be applied to the area in relation to the rest of the envelope (exterior walls). Energy bills can skyrocket over time if you do not have enough insulation. Mold growth in crawl spaces is also caused by inadequate ventilation.

What is the Best Insulation for Crawl Spaces

 

Spray foam insulation is the best insulation for crawl spaces. Spray foam acts as a water barrier between your crawl space and the outside elements along with keeping maintaining a barrier between your home and the outside elements.

Is vapor barrier required in a crawl space?


Definitely. Your crawl space needs a vapor barrier. Further, you should install a moisture barrier in your crawl space as a minimum level of protection. By avoiding costly repairs, you can avoid moisture damage. The good news closed cell spray foam acts as a vapor barrier in addition to insulating your crawl space.

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Signs Of Crawl Space Insulation Problems

Here are a few signs to look out for if you’re not sure if you need to insulate your crawl space:

 

  • In older homes, the crawl space may not be insulated (or the insulation is the wrong type).
  • Your crawl space is infested with mold or mildew.
  • It is costing you more than you should to heat your home.
  • During the winter or summer, you find your home uncomfortable.

    Your crawl space insulation is likely the culprit if you have two or more of these symptoms, and you should think about replacing it.

Many Homes Have The Wrong Type Of Crawl Space Insulation

Older homes aren’t the only ones lacking insulation. There are also a lot of newer homes not equipped with the right insulation. Building products are often used because they are the cheapest and easiest to get without considering the long-term effects.

Despite its low cost and ease of installation, fiberglass insulation is inefficient and causes more problems than it solves. Ask an insulation company to look at your house if you’re not sure what type of insulation you have.

Benefits of Crawl Space Insulation

The advantages of rigid foam insulation for crawl spaces are numerous. Among them are the following:

Increased Comfort:

Your home’s temperature can be more stable with rigid foam insulation, resulting in improved comfort.

Improved Air Quality:

Keeping your crawl space’s air clean with rigid foam insulation can also result in improved indoor air quality.

Longer Lifespan for Other Parts of Your Home:

If your crawl space has enough insulation, then you will have fewer problems later on with your roof or walls. Your crawl space can be protected by insulating it.

4. Consistent, Comfortable Temperatures Year Round

Insulation keeps temperatures comfortable. Your building will not absorb as much heat or cold as a noninsulated building which makes the space more useable and comfortable to be in even during the highest temperature peaks in summer or the lowest in winter.

Things To Take Note When Using Spray Foam Insulation

Insulating your crawl space with spray foam can help improve your home’s energy efficiency and save you money on your energy bills. In the summer and in the winter, spray foam insulation effectively isolates the crawl space from the outside environment, preventing its warm air from escaping and its cool air from entering.

In addition to reducing moisture infiltration, rigid foam insulation can also help prevent mold growth. There are a few things to keep in mind when considering rigid foam insulation for your crawl space.

In order to install insulation properly, you must first seal off the crawl space from the outside environment. It is useless to insulate a foundation if air can still enter and exit through cracks and openings. Furthermore, it is crucial that the insulation you choose is compatible with the climate of your area.

The market has several different types of rigid foam insulation that can be used to insulate your crawl space. A high-density insulation such as closed cell Insulation is good and it does not allow moisture to penetrate.

Call us today for a free evaluation on the type of insulation your crawl space needs!

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Draco's Spray Foam Attic Insulation

In comparison with other parts of your home or building, your attic is more exposed to the outside elements. Insulation is sometimes overlooked. 

As a result of the summer heat, your home’s roof shingles will be baked, transferring the heat into your attic. That hot air can then travel throughout your home, causing an increase in internal temperature. When your house becomes hotter as a result, your air conditioning bill will rise. Attic insulation maintains your home’s temperature better and will reduce your energy bills over time.

Crawl Space Insulation Draco's Spray Foam

Crawl spaces, like attics and external walls, are closer to the outside elements than other parts of your home of the home. As a result, they are more likely to experience condensation and hot air. As air travels from outside to inside your crawl space it can cause temperature fluctuations if not properly insulated.

In addition to offering a full estimate, we can show you how to save money and avoid potential damage down the road by insulating your crawl space.

Draco's spray foam wall insulation

Keeping your home warm from the outside is made easier by wall insulation. Your monthly utilities will be lower, and your rooms will be quieter. The insulation on older walls tends to be less optimal and can be improved with installation of new insulation.

Soundproof insulation dracos spray foam

A room’s wall insulation reduces sound transfer from room to room in a home. Insulating the walls of your home will noise transferring from one room to another from TVs, children, or other noise producers.

Draco's Spray Foam Metal Building

It is well known that metal buildings have specific insulation needs in addition to maintaining a comfortable temperature throughout the day and night. Many people encounter condensation buildup inside their metal buildings, which can produce a rain-like effect.

It rains when the heat rises to the ceiling and encounters the cold roof. As condensation builds, it causes the roof to rain. Metal buildings can completely be insulated against condensation buildup. And help keep the building at a consistent temperature.

Draco's Spray Foam Garage Insulation

Insulating your garage with foam insulation has many benefits other than simply creating a conditioned space. Keeping your home sound and odor-free requires insulating the walls of your garage.

Draco's Spray Foam HVAC Insulation

HVAC Insulation

Duct insulation will further reduce the loss of heat (or cold, for A/C) through your ducts, improving the overall efficiency of your HVAC system.

Draco's Spray Foam Air Sealing

Your building or home will lose heat or cool if the air sealing is improper. It is imperative that your home is properly sealed in order to take advantage of its insulation. In addition to inspections and sealing of windows, doors, attics, and more, we provide complete air sealing services.

Draco's Spray Foam Commerical Insulation

Commercial buildings often require a large amount of energy to keep them at a consistent and desirable temperature. Commercial spray foam insulation will reduce your monthly energy bills and assist in keeping your building comfortable. 

Costs Of Crawl Space Insulation

You can choose between two types of spray foam: open-cell spray foam and closed-cell spray foam. Closed-cell spray foam tends to be more expensive than open-cell spray foam though, closed-cell does provide a higher R-Value than open-cell. The total price for your project is going to depend entirely on the amount of spray foam needed and the type of spray foam used to insulate your crawls space. For accurate pricing, it is best to get a quote for your exact job. 

What is Spray Foam Insulation

Spray foam insulation is a two-part liquid that provides insulation, maintains a tight seal, and prevents moisture intrusion in buildings. Spray polyurethane foam also goes by the name SPF.

An unfinished basement wall or crawlspace wall can be sealed with it to provide airtightness. As soon as it is removed from the tank, the product expands by 100 times, which allows for seamless application.

In just seconds after being sprayed, the material becomes rigid foam that can repel water in walls and floors above grade whether it is used for new construction or retrofit projects.

While has many advantages, its energy efficiency is often its most notable quality. Research has shown that homes that are insulated with spray foam can have their energy bills reduced by as much as 50%.

Additionally, it reduces noise pollution and maintains a consistent temperature in a building, making it more comfortable to live or work in. Plus, spray foam insulation helps keep moisture out and air pollutants out of the home.

Spray foam insulation can be installed in a few hours by a qualified insulation company.

Why Choose Draco's Spray Foam for Crawl Space Insulation

Draco’s Spray Foam is a fully trained, insured, and certified spray foam insulation company located in Morgan City, LA. Our team is fully committed to providing you with a transparent, satisfactory, and cost-effective experience while completing your insulation project. We pride ourselves on being one of the most cost-effective insulation contractors in the Morgan City area that provides free estimates for every project we complete.

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