Metal Building Insulation
Metal Building Insulation
If you need a metal building insulation company in the Greater New Orleans area, RM LaPlace Insulation, LLC of LaPlace, LA is the company to call. We work with homeowners and builders/contractors to install in metal buildings insulation in both new and existing structures.
Metal Building applications
While most people think closed cell is the answer for insulating steel buildings with spray foam, the truth of that is really whether the walls are exposed or not. Open cell is a great air barrier if your walls will be enclosed, while closed cell is much sturdier for walls that will be exposed.
One reason people are wary of open cell is that there are some metal building spray insulation that absorb moisture. Those products wick moisture and hold it against the metal building which will lead to rust.
As long as your contractor is using premium products, you won’t have to worry about those kinds of issues. For example, the open cell spray foam we use doesn’t retain water.
RM LaPlace Insulation, LLC’s focus has always been on providing big-company value with small-business quality. We are a proud family-owned and operated business that provides home insulation services across the entire New Orleans metropolitan area. We provide services for professional and expert metal building insulation. Contact us today for a free quote.
Spray Foam Open/Closed Comparison
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One type of insulation is called Batt insulation. This is one of the most common products used to insulate walls, ceilings and attics as well as basements and crawl spaces. It is generally manufactured from fiberglass, Batt insulation can also be made from cotton or stone wool...
The term blow-in insulation (or loose-fill insulation) refers to the process of filling stud or joist cavities or covering attic floors, with any loose material that has a good area to cover...
Open cell spray foam has a very high expansion rate, sometimes as much as 100 times over. This makes it an ideal option for homes because it gets in the nooks and crannies in attics, crawl spaces, and rim joists..
Closed cell foam is made up of cells that are, as the name suggests, completely closed. The cells are pressed together, so air and mositure are unable to get inside the foam. Because of this, closed cell foam is much more rigid and stable than open cell foam...
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