Garage Insulation

Turn your garage into useable space! 

Draco’s Spray Foam is your garage insulation experts! With extensive experience, the latest in spray foam tools and techniques, and numerous happy customers across Louisiana we are the best insulation company in Louisiana. Insulating your garage with spray foam insulation will turn it into usable space, even during the peak of summer months. Not only that but you’ll also save greatly on your monthly utility bills throughout the year. Draco’s Spray Foam has handled numerous insulation projects with countless happy customers, let us work on your next insulation project and you’ll experience the difference. 

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Is it worth putting insulation in garage?

The garage will become quieter with proper insulation as the noise will be reduced along with less heat loss. Despite the fact that this might seem insignificant now, you will realize it could be extremely useful down the road. Homes lose about 10% of their heat or cool air from their garage, this is a major factor in lowering your insulation bills.

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What kind of insulation is best for a garage?

Spray foam is the best type of garage insulation because it’s airtight, energy-efficient, durable, long-lasting, and offers the best R-value. There are two types of spray foam insulation; open-cell and closed-cell.

Open-cell has a lower R-value but expands 3 times as much as closed-cell. This is great for filling the cracks or hard-to-reach areas.

Closed-cell expands to about 1 inch, has a higher R-value, and can act as a vapor barrier.

How expensive is it to insulate a garage?

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. 

In an older house, installing foam insulation costs much more than in a new one. With new homes, the insulation can be designed for optimal soundproofing, heat transfer, and cost-effectiveness. Also, spray foam can be sprayed on walls, crawl spaces, and roof decks while they are accessible. The price of time and money is higher when professionals work on older houses because existing insulation, drywall, and structures need to be worked around. For existing homes, hire an energy auditor to determine how much and what type of insulation you need.

Benefits of Garage Insulation

You Can Use Your Garage Year-Round

Keeping your vehicle protected against the elements is just one of the many uses of a garage. Generally, these spaces contain play areas, fitness equipment, and project workshops. When there is adequate insulation and heat, no matter what the weather might be, you can use the space for any activity.

Reduced Transmission of Heat and Cold

A garage entry door is usually insulated and weather-stripped in homes with a garage. Those measures aren’t effective in extreme heat or cold. Your heating and air conditioning systems have to work harder to maintain the temperature in your home every time you open the door. You can make sure you’re not fighting against the heat or cold if the garage is insulated.

Insulation Protects Your Personal Items

No matter how you use the garage – to store seasonal decorations or to display collections — humidity and extreme temperature conditions can cause rust and damage that greatly diminish the value of these items.

Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide

There are many vehicles that can be started remotely today, and they are relatively simple to operate, especially if there are children in the household. You and your loved ones can experience serious health issues if carbon monoxide seeps into your home without adequate insulation in the walls.

Noise Transmission Is Reduced

Are your neighbors close by where you live? Those in the immediate vicinity can get seriously irritated when you work in the workshop early in the morning or if your teen has band practice. A garage that is adequately insulated will also mean you won’t hear all the sounds going on around the house, such as children playing or adults using lawn mowers.

Your Garage Door Is an Important Consideration Too!

Garage doors are basically the fourth wall in a space. When you use a garage door without any insulation, your insulation efforts won’t go as far as if the garage door is insulated.

Please contact us at 985-255-0786 if you want to make sure you have all the information you need when selecting the right insulation for your garage door.

Will insulating my garage keep it warmer?

The insulation helps keep the interior of a house at a more consistent temperature. This is its purpose. This keeps your garage warmer for a longer period of time. Winter is a great time to use this if you live in a cold climate and sometimes spend a lot of time indoors

What is the best R-value for a garage?

Using Draco’s Spray Foam, a minimum of R-11 is recommended for insulated and heated garages. A minimum of R-16 is recommended otherwise. Can different types of garage doors impact the R-value? It depends on the material.

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Our Insulation Services

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. 

Do you need vapor barrier in garage?

If you plan to insulate and use heat/air conditioning, you will need it. Vapor barriers are only required for the insulated areas.

Where Does a Home Lose the Most Heat

1. Basement Walls and Floors

Walls in the basement lose 20% of the home’s heat. Your basement walls and cement slab are poorly insulated due to the foundation of your basement walls.

2. Cracks in Walls, Windows and Doors

About 38% of heat is lost from houses because of cracks in walls, windows, and doors (often invisible to the naked eye). A gap of 18 inches under a 36-inch wide door lets as much cold air into your home as a hole of 2.4 inches. Sealing your home completely to fill those cracks around your doors and windows, as well as weatherstripping the moving parts of your doors and windows, helps avoid this problem.

3. Poorly Insulated Windows

Due to the low insulation of glass, windows lose a lot of heat. You can prevent heat loss through your windows in several ways. A triple-glazed window or storm window can lower the amount of heat loss from windows by about ten to twenty percent. Rather than installing plastic sheets on the existing panes, you can insulate your windows using plastic sheets. Using a hair dryer, you can easily apply a plastic coating to keep your home warm during the winter. Installing storm windows, however, requires you to select Energy Star-rated energy-efficient options.
4. Framed Walls

Walls transfer heat when they are physically in contact with outside weather. As insulation within walls ages, different types can become less effective, and therefore need to be updated or replaced. It is not necessary to renovate your home in order to add insulation to your walls since existing walls can be repaired. The wall frames can be insulated with spray foam insulation. It is best to hire an expert to handle this task.

5. Ceilings/ Attic

Due to the fact that hot air rises, your ceiling and/or attic can lose a large percentage of your home’s air. Attics or ceilings with cracks or holes, as well as improperly positioned vents, may will lose heat.

Why Choose Draco’s Spray Foam for Garage Insulation

We at Draco’s Spray Foam are Louisiana’s best insulation company. We offer the best spray foam insulation services using the latest techniques in the insulation industry. Numerous happy customers, fully insured, and expertly trained technicians, we are the insulation company for your project.

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