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Spray foam insulation provides air sealing and insulation in one step.
When you want to save money on energy costs and improve your home's comfort, it's essential that you use the right materials. Spray foam insulation provides a complete air sealing and insulation solution that is proven to reduce energy loss, improve home comfort, and save you money on heating and cooling costs.
At Woods Basement Systems, Inc., we specialize in spray foam insulation for all types of insulation needs, and we can help you get the right solution for your home. Call us today at 1-844-204-8198 or click below to get a free estimate on spray foam insulation in O' Fallon, Belleville, Florissant and the surrounding areas in MO & IL.
A kneewall space is created when a finished room is built within a sloped roof. Often, these walls are “insulated” using fiberglass batting. Since fiberglass does not stop air flow, the insulation does next to nothing to air seal and insulate----causing rooms sharing walls with kneewalls to be very uncomfortable. Dr. Energy Saver St. Louis air sealed and insulated this Highland, IL homeowner’s knee wall with spray foam insulation. Now, inside air can’t get out of the house through the kneewall spaces and outside air can’t get in. This bedroom is comfortable again!
A kneewall space is created when a finished room is built within a sloped roof. Often, these walls are "insulated" using fiberglass batting. Since fiberglass does not stop air flow, the insulation does next to nothing to air seal and insulate----causing rooms sharing walls with kneewalls to be very uncomfortable. Dr. Energy Saver St. Louis air sealed and insulated this Highland, IL homeowner’s knee wall with spray foam insulation. Now, inside air can't get out of the house through the kneewall spaces, and outside air can’t get in. This bedroom is comfortable again!
The detail between the foundation wall, the sill plate, the rim joist, and the sub flooring allows for significant air leakage from the outside...especially when pipe wire penetrations are added. It is also this rim joist area that is often poorly insulated. Even when your rim joist is insulated with fiberglass bats, the outside air will still leak in through the bats, because this form of insulation acts as a filter. Spraying expanding foam insulation on the inside surface of the rim joist, to cover the sill plate down to the top of the basement wall, not only seals all air leaks very effectively, but it insulates as well.
When ductwork or air handlers are located in an attic, they have to work much harder to keep your home comfortable. Battling temperatures upwards of 140 degrees F in the summer and as low as 30 degrees F or less in the winter, your attic air handlers need all the help they can get keeping your conditioned air the temperature you want it to be! One of the steps to achieving that is having your ductwork and air handlers sealed. Dr. Energy Saver encased this ductwork junction with spray foam insulation to seal any leaks, keeping that conditioned air traveling to where it needs to be---inside your living space!
This Troy,IL home wanted to make thier master bathroom more comfortable and improve the air quality in the home. Dr. Energy Saver sprayed the cantilever to elimate any draft going into the master bath. The attic was air sealed as well as the can lights. The knee wall in the attic was sprayed with 2 part spray foam and coated with a fire resistant material. This home now has a comfortable master bath and a very improved air quality throughout the home.
This home had a very uncomfortable upstairs. This Cantilever was spray foamed by Dr. Energy so that it became insulated and all air penetrations were sealed. This Troy,IL home is now more comfortable upstairs and ground level.
This O'Fallon,IL home has many issues with thier leaks. The rooms are too hot/cold, dusty, and allergens are getting into the home. The knee wall was insulated and air sealed with SilverGlow foam board. This blocks off the air penetrations coming in between the walls. Baffles were put in to keep ventilation throughout the attic. Then fiberglass insulation was blown into the attic to have the house at the proper insulation level.
Air leaks cause drafts, which are sources of discomfort and signs of energy loss. This Glen Carbon, Illinois home had a massive hole from pipe penetrations below a recently-added bathroom, creating a large air leak. Dr. Energy Saver air sealed the opening with spray foam insulation to stop the air flow.
Dr. Energy Saver St. Louis air sealed and insulated this Glen Carbon, Illinois attic wall with spray foam insulation.
This Glen Carbon,IL home has leaks through the cantilevers. The rim joist and cantilevers are sprayed with 2 part spray foam. This insulates as well as eliminates air penetrations coming through the cantilever and rim joist. Dr. Energy Saver has now made this home stop the leaks through the cantilever. This has made the the home more comfortable and the floors are not cold anymore.
In order to make sure air stays in the conditioned space, it is essential to seal the spaces in your home where air could flow through. These spaces are filled with spray foam to make sure nothing can penetrate it.
Sealing the attic not only keeps air from getting outdoors, but it also reduces humidity and dryness, improves indoor air quality, and entry points for insects and other pests.
A knee wall space is created when a finished room is built within a sloped roof. Often, these walls are “insulated” using fiberglass batting. Since fiberglass does not stop air flow, the insulation does next to nothing to air seal and insulate----causing rooms sharing walls with knee walls to be very uncomfortable. Dr. Energy Saver St. Louis air sealed and insulated this Highland, IL homeowner’s knee wall with spray foam insulation. Now, inside air can’t get out of the house through the knee wall spaces and outside air can’t get in. This bedroom is comfortable again!
Homeowners Matthew and Michelle were spending too much money on their energy bills. They were tired of constantly running their heat and cooling system to get their home to stay at a desired temperature. Spray Foam was used to seal up the spaces where air was escaping.
When Team Woods first entered into this Swansea, Illinois crawl space, almost all of the insulation had fallen. The team solved this issue by taking out all of the insulation and replacing it with spray insulation on the rim of the crawl space. Now the homeowner can keep the crawl space insulated without the fear of the insulation falling or producing mold.
This homeowner in Belleville, IL was interested in making their home more energy efficient. They found that Air Sealing would help stop the loss of air in their home. So they air sealed from the crawl space up and now the home retains more air and saves on the energy bills.
To make sure conditioned air doesn't seep into the attic, top plates, chases, register, vents, plumbing and wiring have to be sealed. The first picture just show insulation that isn't strong enough to reflect the air. The second picture stops that air from flowing upwards and keeps it in the conditioned space.
Air can seep through just about anywhere. Although windows aren't always the cause of air loss it is still an area of the home that shouldn't be ignored. That's why it is important to seal around the windows as well as other spaces in the home where energy could be lost.
This Bethalto, Illinois attic had pipe intrusions such as this one that allowed air to flow freely from the conditioned space to the attic and vice versa. Spray foam insulation is an effective way to seal holes such as this which will increase home comfort.
This home in Godfrey,IL had rooms that were too hot or cold and had insect problems. The basement was made more comfortable by having the rimjoist sprayed. This eliminated any air penetrations and entry way for insects and other pests. Rooms were made more comfortable by blowing insulation over the rooms. All penetrations coming through the ceiling were air sealed with spray foam. The picture shows the knee wall sprayed with 2 part spray foam to eliminate leaks in between walls.
There are two major types of spray foam, each of which has different benefits for your home's energy efficiency.
If you want to improve your home's comfort and energy efficiency, spray foam insulation from Woods Basement Systems, Inc. is the ideal solution. We provide expert spray foam insulation for attics, walls, basements and more. Call us today at 1-844-204-8198 or contact us online to get started with a free estimate in O' Fallon, Belleville, Florissant, Decatur, Ballwin, Belleville, Champaign, St. Peters, Saint Louis and throughout the surrounding areas.