Is Spray Foam Insulation Worth It?

Is Spray Foam Insulation Worth It?

When you get quotes on insulating your home or business, you might find out that you have several options available. Often it can be challenging to determine if one type of insulation is better than the other.

Specific types of insulation products have different benefits in some situations.  "Is spray foam insulation worth it?" is a common question that our customer service team gets. 

To help you decide if spray foam insulation is right for you, we asked our experts to give their expertise. See what they said below. 

Choose spray foam over other types of insulation. 

When investing in your home, insulation will make it more comfortable and energy-efficient. We highly recommend spray foam insulation because it will give your home the best sealing and airtightness.

Cellulose and fibreglass is an affordable option and will help block some of that cold or warm air from getting inside. However, it does not stop it entirely.   Fibreglass and cellulose start to break down with age.

Fibreglass insulation can get also be acceptable to rodent infestation and mould and mildew. 

Spray Foam cost more but does the best job.  We offer one of the industry-leading Green Guard Certified "foams with the Soltice LBA" catalyst that a GWP (Global Warming Potential) of 1 instead of some competitors with a GWP of 782. It is made and manufactured in Canada and has a recycled content of 24%.

Spray foam is great because it expands and fills hard to reach areas and oddly shaped spaces. It also works better in extremely cold conditions and does not break down over time. 

Also check out this article Spray Foam Insulation Advantages And Disadvantages


  1. Lower heating & cooling costs
  2. Fix irregular heating & cooling patterns
  3. Helps the furnace & air conditioner run better
  4. Stops mould growth
  5. Eliminate draft sources
  6. Prevent pests from getting in 

Spray foam thickness

Spray foam has a higher R-value per inch, and installers commonly spray 2" in walls and 3" in rooflines. 

At Reitzel, we follow building codes and energy code requirements. 

Energy savings are between 15 to 50 percent.

When you get spray foam insulation done,  many homeowners can save between 15 to 50 percent on their monthly energy bills.

This investment will pay for its self in the form of energy savings that can save some customers thousands of dollars over your home's life span. 

Also, see current rebates


If you have questions about spray foam insulation or any of the Reitzel products or services, please contact us right away-- we would love to hear from you! And remember, our rigorous clean-up includes cleaning the studs so that your project is ready for the next construction stage.

Choose Reitzel Insulation For the Best Results.

If you have questions about spray foam insulation or any of the Reitzel products or services, please contact us. We provide a 5-Year Workmanship Warranty.

Call us today at 1-800-265-8869 for a no-obligation in-home assessment.

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