Spray Foam Insulation

Experts for Spray Foam Insulation Near Binghamton, Endicott, Johnson City

Our spray foam installation provides versatility & maximum R-value  

This video will show you how spray foam insulation can insulate buildings that have a complex design.

The insulation "team" that's supposed to make our homes comfortable and energy efficient is truly a motley crew. In the old days, sawdust was sometimes dumped inside walls to slow heat loss. Then came vermiculite — porous lightweight pebbles with the look and feel of kitty litter.

Today we still rely on an old-timer, fiberglass batt insulation that's made from spun glass fibers. But if you're looking for a star player on the insulation team, a standout with qualities that other types of insulation can't touch, it's got to be spray foam. More specifically, we're talking about closed-cell polyurethane spray foam.

As your local spray foam experts, Foam It Insulation can increase your comfort and decrease your energy bills with spray foam insulation in Endicott, Binghamton, Johnson City, Vestal, Owego, Apalachin, Jackson, Greene, Kirkwood, Conklin, and nearby. We are your trusted spray insulation contractor in New York.

Before and After
  • Shavertown, PA - Closed Cell Spray Foam
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    Shavertown, PA - Closed Cell Spray Foam
    After

    This was a brand new construction project in Shavertown, PA. To this newly constructed building, we sprayed 3 inches of closed-cell spray foam to the roof deck of the building and 2 inches of closed-cell spray foam to the exterior walls. This will give this building a greatly insulated area for this store.

  • Tunkhannock, PA Spray Foaming a Garage
    Before
    Tunkhannock, PA Spray Foaming a Garage
    After

    This customer was building a new garage and he wanted to be able to work on his cars in the winter time without being so cold. We spray foamed the walls and the ceiling and now the garage should be very comfortable to work out of all year round.

  • Tunkhannock, PA Spray Foaming a Garage
    Before
    Tunkhannock, PA Spray Foaming a Garage
    After

    This customer was building a new garage and he wanted to be able to work on his cars in the winter time without being so cold. We spray foamed the walls and the ceiling and now the garage should be very comfortable to work out of all year round.

Customer Reviews
  • By Doug W.
    Brackney, PA
    "Super, very good, no guess work with these guys!!!"

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    By Doug W.
    Brackney, PA

    Super, very good, no guess work with these guys!!!
  • By Gary B.
    Endicott, NY
    "Hard worker, very professional."

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    By Gary B.
    Endicott, NY

    Hard worker, very professional.
  • By Donna
    Endicott, NY
    "From phone call to when they where here, very polite. Answered any..."

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    By Donna
    Endicott, NY

    From phone call to when they where here, very polite. Answered any questions we had. Cleaned up after themselves, never leaving us a mess. Showed us pictures of what they have done, before and after pictures. Very friendly. Know what they are doing.
  • By Phil F.
    Endicott, NY
    "Frank explained how they were going to do the job, and went to work. They..."

    Customer Review

    By Phil F.
    Endicott, NY

    Frank explained how they were going to do the job, and went to work. They helped me carry a very heavy sink out of the cellar, that wasn't included in the job.
  • By Andrew K.
    Binghamton, NY
    "Foam-It employees frequent my business so I wanted to stay with someone..."

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    By Andrew K.
    Binghamton, NY

    Foam-It employees frequent my business so I wanted to stay with someone who supports other local businesses.
  • By Debra L.
    Binghamton, NY
    "On time, worked hard, very friendly and courteous. Very knowledgeable..."

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    By Debra L.
    Binghamton, NY

    On time, worked hard, very friendly and courteous. Very knowledgeable about their job. Seemed that they really like their job and liked working for FoamIt

Unique advantages of spray foam

R value: Poly spray foam has a higher R-value per inch than any other commonly used insulation —R-6.2 or higher, depending on the formulation.

Air barrier: Spray foam air-seals and insulates in one step. Its ability to expand and fill gaps and cracks make it an ideal air-sealing material, and it stays in place because of its super-adhesive qualities. Spray foam is often spot-applied as an air-sealing treatment prior to filling an attic with blow-in insulation. But when applied in more generous amounts, it can eliminate the need for other types of insulation.

Waterproof: Moisture will soak its way through fiberglass and cellulose insulation, but polyurethane spray foam stops it cold. Its closed cell structure means that water can't migrate from one tiny cell or bubble to a neighboring one.

Foolproof: Did you know that a void (missing insulation) of just 5% of an insulated area can diminish overall insulation performance by as much as 50%? It's very difficult to install fiberglass insulation perfectly, so voids are not uncommon. But spray foam's expanding, super-sticky characteristics just about eliminate the possibility of voids. And once the foam cures, it's not going to settle or shift like fiberglass or cellulose can.

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Two basic types of spray foam insulation

Benefits of spray foam:

  • Stops conditioned air from escaping from your home
  • Air-seals insulated areas without any extra steps
  • Won't settle or sag like fiberglass, ensuring continual performance
  • Closed-cell spray foam is waterproof
  • Easily fills hard-to-reach or irregular areas

1-part foam: You've seen and probably used this type of spray foam, which comes in pressurized cans that are sold at home centers and hardware stores under brand names like GREAT STUFF™. This single-component foam is super-sticky and expands at different rates (depending on the type you buy) immediately after application. Since it seals gaps as well as insulates, this product is often referred to as an "insulating foam sealant."

2-part foam: To insulate an entire basement or attic with spray foam, contractors use 2-part polyurethane foam that comes in a pair of pressurized metal containers. When both components (resin and a catalyst) are mixed together at the nozzle, a foaming chemical reaction takes place that causes the material to expand.

Spray foam insulation in Owego

A versatile energy-saver. 2-part spray foam expands after it's applied, creating an effective thermal and moisture barrier. Thanks to its unique properties, it can be used to solve comfort & energy problems in many parts of the house.

Spray foam should be applied by a professional

Tricky Application: It takes experience to get the feel of applying spray foam, especially two-part foams. With their different expansion rates and other qualities, they prove difficult for someone without experience to get the most of this material. For example, a high-expanding foam will damage a door or window jamb, but our training and experience can prevent this from happening.

Oftentimes, spray foam can also be wasted and get messy -- but our fully trained specialists know how to get the job done well the first time! 

Temperature sensitive: Cold temperatures affect the chemistry that causes the foaming action. It's critical to keep spray foam cans or two-part foam canisters within a specific temperature range for successful application.

Be sure to check out our comparison between spray foam and rigid foam insulation. We also provide assistance in choosing the best spray foam insulation.

Get a free estimate for spray foam & attic insulation

If you're interested in spray foam insulation for your home, the local experts at Foam It Insulation can help. Give us a call at 1-844-386-0821 or contact us online for a free estimate -- we are your trusted insulation contractor in Johnson City, Endicott, Binghamton, Apalachin, Owego, Vestal, Greene, Kirkwood, Conklin, Jackson, and more.

We also offer a comprehensive home energy audit to diagnose the major contributors to your home's energy issues.

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