Spray Foam Insulation Near Charleston, Lexington, Georgetown

Spray Foam Insulation Near Charleston, Lexington, Georgetown

Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation's Spray Foam Installation Provides Versatility & Maximum R-Value 


Spray Foam Benefits:

  • Stops Hot/Cold Treated Air From Escaping From Your Home
  • Air-Seals Insulated Areas Without Additional Steps
  • Won't Settle or Droop Like Fiberglass, Ensuring Continual Performance
  • Closed-Cell Spray Foam is Waterproof
  • Easily Fills Hard-to-Reach or Irregular Areas

The types of insulation that historically have made our homes comfortable and energy efficient are 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 insulation veteran, fiberglass batt insulation that's made from spun glass fibers. However, if you're looking for a standout with qualities that other types of insulation can't touch, you need spray foam. More specifically, we're talking about closed-cell polyurethane spray foam.

Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation can help you increase the comfort of your home and decrease your energy bills with spray foam insulation in Lexington, Charleston, Georgetown, and nearby cities and towns such as Frankfort, Ashland, Richmond, Huntington, Paintsville, Mt. Sterling, Barboursville, and surrounding Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio. We are your trusted spray insulation contractor.


Spray Foam Insulation Offers Unique Advantages

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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.


Two Fundamental Types of Spray Foam

1-Part Foam Insulation: You've seen and probably used this type of spray foam, which comes in pressurized cans that are sold at 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 Insulation: 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.


Have an Expert Apply Spray Foam Insulation

Spray foam insulation in Middlesboro

Versatile Energy-Saver 2-part spray foam expands after it's applied, creating an effective thermal and moisture barrier. Due to its unique properties, it can be used to solve comfort & energy problems in many areas of the house.

It's Tricky: It takes experience to get the feel of applying spray foam, especially two-part foams. With their varying 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 occurring.

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! 

It's 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 can also help you choose the best spray foam insulation.


Schedule a Spray Foam Consultation for Your Home!

Reed's Spray Foam is your local experts in insulation!

Give us a call or contact us online for a spray foam consultation and Free Estimate - we are your trusted insulation contractor in Georgetown, Lexington, Charleston, Frankfort, Ashland, Richmond, Huntington, Paintsville, Mt. Sterling, Barboursville, and nearby Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio.


Recent Spray Foam Jobs

Our project team insulated the ceiling with 5 nominal inches of open cell foam and this was coated with our class-3 vapor barrier, this will assist in preventing moisture build up in the building.

The floor of the home was also sprayed with 2 nominal inches of closed cell foam, this helps prevent energy escaping through the flooring of the building and keeping it the desired temperature year long!

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Our crew insulated the sloped roof deck and band of the building with 2 nominal inches of closed cell foam insulation.

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This home received different variations of open and closed cell spray foam insulation in various areas of living space, making sure no space was unsealed and properly insulated from the elements. Our team preformed work on around 16,000 sqft of area throughout the home and last we spoke with the home owners, they were already noticing a major difference throughout the home when it came to energy efficiency and the comfort of their home!

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Painted sprayfoam insulation on ceiling

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Our project team went to the home and installed 4 nominal inches of closed cell foam insulation to the sub floor of the home. This provided the home owner with not only an R- Value of 26.8 insulation, but also helped provide an air and vapor seal underneath the home.

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Our crew insulated the ceiling of the building with 6 nominal inches of open cell foam, providing some sound resistance from the upstairs apartment.
Then, a thermal barrier was applied to the foam along the ceiling to help keep the temperature of the building consistent in all seasons.
Finally, on the insulation and thermal barrier the crew painted the foam with black paint, seeing as the customer had no intentions on covering the foam in the future.

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Roof deck insulated

The team at Reed's insulated the roof deck with 6 inches of open cell foam insulation. This sealed off all ridge vents, gable vents, and soffit vents; creating an airtight 94% efficient thermal cap.

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Crew member spraying foam

Our crew applied 6 inches of open cell foam to the roof deck. The properties of foam insulation are almost like epoxy glue, it securely adheres to the surface of your roof deck. So there are very few, if any air gaps, voids, channels where energy can escape.

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Completed building

Our crew insulated the walls and gable end walls with 3 inches of closed cell foam. Then they insulated the roof deck of the structure will be sprayed with 4 inches of closed cell foam insulation.

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Insulated adddition

Along the roof deck, our crew applied 6" of open cell foam, then applied 3.5 of the same foam to the dormer and gable end walls. This foam was then shaved down to allow for finishing in certain areas.
Along the exterior walls, 3.5 inches of open cell foam were applied.

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Difference between sprayfoam and regular insulation

Throughout the exterior walls, our crew applied 6" of open cell foam. The gable end walls were insulated with 4 inches of the same foam, sealing all gable vents and preventing air from leaking.
Then, throughout the attic 15 inches of blown in cellulose.

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Span of ceiling after insulation

Our crew insulated the deck ceiling with 2 inches of closed cell foam insulation. This was done across 7 different 12 inch beams running across the 20 foot ceiling.

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Wall after insulation

Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation provided the building with cell spray foam insulation throughout various walls and rooms of the building. This will create a energy efficient building that is comfortable all year round for the students who attend here!

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Insulation along side wall

Our crew applied 3 inches of open-cell foam along the roof deck of the building, as well as the same type and amount of insulation foam down the gable end walls. This will keep the building comfortable year-round. Finally, the crew applied a vapor barrier to the spray foam to prevent moisture from entering the metal building.

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Garage Wall after Insulation

Our crew applied 3" of closed cell foam insulation to the walls and the roof of the garage. Not only will this closed cell insulation provide protection from moisture and air leakage, but it will also provide an R-value of 19.5.

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Corner view of insulated cavities

Our crew provided the homeowner with 6" of open cell foam along the ceiling of the basement; not only did this seal the basement from the first floor space, but also provided sound deadening on the floor of the space as well!
Then, the wall cavities of the front room of the home were filled with 1.25" of closed cell foam. This allowed for the walls to seal out the outside air and stay comfortable year round.

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Wall cavities filled with spray foam

Reed's Sprayfoam and Insulation crew insulated the attic space with 6" of open cell foam insulation. They then insulated the subflooring and floor joists with 3" of closed cell foam insulation, this provides an air and vapor barrier R22 insulation of the space.

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Clean edges of sub-floor insulation

Installing spray foam insulation in a crawl space is one of the best places to add spray foam, and will yield the most noticeable, instant results. You will notice warmer floors, less mold, and a more comfortable home with lower heating costs.

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Crawl space with antimicrobial liner and insulation

After digging ditches, adding a drainage line and installing a Sump Pump; the crew placed a 20 ml liner between the earth and the crawl space. To create an airtight seal on the area, the crew also added 2" of closed cell spray foam insulation to the walls and support beams of the crawl space.
All of these efforts combined have preformed a full makeover on the crawl space, making it less damp, preventing mold and mildew pores from entering into the space which will not only save on damage but prevent allergies from flaring up, and lastly helping preserve heating and cooling in the home.

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Garage doors with insulation

Our crew at Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation, applied 6" of open cell foam insulation was applied to the ceiling of the garage, as well as and possible space for a air leakage to occur inside and outside of the office/garage. They also insulated the wall separating the garage from the attached office with open cell foam insulation.
This created a 94% efficient air barrier in the garage.

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The walls (including the gable end walls) were insulated by filling the walls with insulation, preventing convection, and can substantially reduce space heating cost. As well as spray foam insulating the roof deck to create that air tight thermal cap on the newly constructed home.

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Our team was able to provide the home with our spray foam insulation service. This better protected the area from cold drafts and ensured a more warm and comfortable living environment!

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Sub-floor with closed cell foam insulation

Our crew insulated the sub-floor with 2" of closed cell foam insulation to eliminate drafts as well as keep heat from escaping into the area underneath the business.

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Open Cell Foam

The Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation team removed the original insulation, vacuuming and disposing of it before moving on to install 6" of open cell foam in its place. This sealed off all ridge, gable, and soffit vents and creating an air tight attic that prevents future moisture issues as well as creating an energy efficient home for the customer.

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The roof deck was insulated with 6" of open cell foam insulation, sealing off all ridge, gable and soffit vents. This made the garage air tight, 94% efficient Thermal cap on the garage and preventing moisture and mildew building up in the area.

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Completed storage shed with insulation

Spray foam polyurethane is not only a perfect insulation but also a great way to weatherproof your metal building.Spray foam forms an integral bond with metal building surfaces and conforms to irregular surface and provides an effective air seal, reducing energy loss as well as preventing damage from exterior moisture. Spray foam can be applied to both the interior and exterior of metal buildings.

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Insulated wall of metal garage

In order to effectively insulate the building, we sprayed cell foam throughout the roof deck as well as along the walls of the building. This customer can now enjoy using their storage space year round!

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Spray foam around garage doors

Our insulation crew insulated the roof deck with 6" of open cell foam insulation as well as adding a vapor barrier to the foam, this will create an air tight 94% efficient Thermal cap on the garage as prevent moisture from condensation in the garage.
The 2x6 wall cavities are filled with 4" of open cell foam. This not only provides a complete air seal for the project, but creates an R-value of over 15 for the space.

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Spray foam insulation on wall

Our crew insulated the basement walls with 2" of closed cell foam. They also used multiple techniques of injecting foam into several wall cavities as well as into certain mortar joints with insulation. This sealed any cracks and crevices, creating an air tight seal around the area and making the storage space comfortable year round as well as keeping moisture from forming in the area.

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Opposite door with insulation

Our crew added spray foam to this metal garage, not only improving the internal temperature but also preventing moisture damage to the building and the belongings inside of it.

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Insulated window pane and wall

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Insulated corner of garage

Our crew provided the newly built garage with spray foam insulation, which not only provides a better air seal which prevents heat from escaping the space but also a better R-value for the insulation of the area.

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Our team at Reed's Sprayfoam and Insulation provided the customer with 6 inches of spray foam insulation in the roof deck, as well as 4 inches of the same foam in the wall around the garage doors to create an air tight Thermal cap on the area. This will keep the area and all of the customer's stored items weatherproofed as well as keep the area comfortable through any season.

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Insulated Attic Space

Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation's crew provided the customer with cell foam insulation throughout the entirety of the house and the garage. When it comes time for the electricity bill to come in, this family will be happy to know that they trusted the right company to provide them with the best insulation in the market!

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Roof deck and walls insulated

Our crew applied 2" of closed cell foam around the area behind the fire place, the roof deck as well as the gable end walls. This will prevent heat from the fire place escaping up through the air and out of the pitched ceiling.

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Attic roof deck with foam

Our crew air sealed and installed spray foam insulation throughout the roof deck of the entire attic. This transformed the attic into a conditioned living space and can now be used for a functional and comfortable space.

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Newly Insulated Wall Cavities

When it came time for the insulation to be placed, our crew used our high-quality spray foam insulation throughout the house. Not only does it make the home energy-efficient and comfortable year round but the insulation will last indefinitely in the home.

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Insulated room

When it comes to working on a newly constructed house, homeowners want to save themselves money and aggravation later on down the line. So when it comes to insulation, spray foam (when properly applied) will last as long as the house is standing. Not only does that prevent home owners from having costly energy bills, but also keeps the owner from being burdened and out more money with replacing insulation later on down the line.

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Garage Wall After Insulation

Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation provided the garage with 2" of closed cell foam insulation, as well as an air and vapor barrier which brought the R-Value of the garage to 14.4.

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Fully Insulated Wall

When it came to this commercial building in Pikeville, KY, insulation played a major part of the lifespan of this building. Not only was it going to hold a pool, but also various training and gym rooms. When it comes to areas with an indoor pool, there is always a high rate of moisture problems in walls and ceilings. These rooms need to be detailed very carefully to avoid condensation and rusting/rot.
Spray foam insulation will prevent most moisture from getting through the walls, as well as keeping the area comfortable year round due to not letting energy escape through the walls.

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Vaulted roof deck after insulation

Vaulted ceilings by norm pose a difficult challenge when it comes to energy efficiency, the pitch of the ceiling typically leaves little room for insulation to go in between the ceiling and the roof, and in some cases there are vents leading outside from these ceilings which allows energy to escape straight outside.
Using spray foam, our team was able use the most out of the small space allowed by the vaulted ceiling. This foam was not only able to create a higher rated R-Value to the space, but also create an airtight space, preventing internal temperatures to escape.

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Insulated Walls of Crawl Space

Our crew encapsulated the crawl space complete with an antimicrobial liner on the floor and spray foam insulation on the walls with spray foam air sealing in the rim joists.

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Wall After Insulation

Our crew at Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation provided this customer with 6" of open cell foam insulation along the roof deck of the garage, this created a seal with a 94% efficient thermal cap on the building. The walls also received the same insulation, this sealed off any vent and possible openings for heat and air to escape.

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Spray foam smoothed

Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation effectively used spray foam insulation to properly insulate the metal building from the outside elements and eliminate the issue of moisture condensing on the ceiling. Our team then smoothed the foam down to give it a more appealing look as the owner wanted to leave the foam exposed.

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Insulated roof deck

The roof deck received 6" of open cell foam insulation, sealing off ridge, gable and soffit vents and creating an airtight 94% efficient Thermal cap on the attic.
The gable end walls were also insulated with 4" of the same foam, creating a complete air seal on the attic. This will prevent any heating/cooling to escape the house, as well as preventing moisture from outside the house to enter through the vents of the attic.

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Roof deck with insulation

Spray foam insulation provides our customers with a well insulated home that is also more energy efficient than fiberglass insulation. Spray foam insulation provides a better insulation, has a longer lifetime, and keeps air, moisture, and vapor out of your home compared to other forms of insulation.

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Wall and Ceiling After Insulation

When it comes to commercial metal buildings, spray foam is a great choice when one wants to have a comfortable work space year-round! Not only does the insulation keep energy from escaping the metal building, but it also reduces noise and leaky fumes from escaping out into the public and causing disturbances outside of the business.

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Attic after foam insulation

The attic originally had fiberglass inaulation, a common insulation within households.This was not quite getting the job done as far as keeping the home warm and creating a more energy-saving environment. After a free estimate, it was determined by our crew that the home would need to have spray foam insulation installed to replace the old insulation.

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Our team installed 4" of open-cell foam as a means to not only insulate the structure, but to also provide a 94% efficient air seal for the space.

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Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation
15 Coleman road
Belfry, KY 41514