Frequently Asked Questions About the Insulation Process
What Areas Does Epic Spray Foam Serve: Epic Spray Foam is a professional insulation contractor located in Canton, GA and serves surrounding Metro Atlanta areas such as: Acworth, Atlanta, Ballground, Blue Ridge, Canton, Cartersville, Kennesaw, Jasper, Woodstock. Don't see your area listed? Don't worry! Give us a call to confirm your location and schedule your free estimate. (833)362-6489
Estimates: Estimates are completed in-person by the owner of Epic Spray Foam, Justin, and typically take place within 24-48 hours of your request. Once you approve your insulation estimate, homes are scheduled and sprayed within 2 weeks.
What to Expect the Day of Insulation: The Epic Spray Foam crew typically arrives on-site around 7:45am to begin setting up and taking care of initial prep work. Our crew is typically ready to begin insulating and encapsulating the home around 9:30am, which is when we ask that all humans, children, and pets move out of the house for 24 hours*. Full masks and PPE (personal protective equipment) are worn by our insulation professionals for the duration of service. The entire process is typically completed within several hours on the same day. Additionally, Epic Spray Foam handles the handling and disposal of any pre-existing insulation that needs to be removed before the new insulation is applied.
Warranty: Epic Spray Foam stands behind the quality of the insulation that is installed as well as the service that our customers receive. We truly want you to be satisfied with your experience and will do everything we can to provide quality insulation and encapsulation.
*Epic Spray Foam ventilates each home and air exchanges during the insulation and encapsulation processes. The re-entry time on spray foam has improved over the years and manufacturers allow re-entry after a few hours, but it’s still the highly recommended and best case scenario for homeowners to plan on staying away overnight. This allows enough time for the air in your home to fully clear.
When it comes to improving your home's energy efficiency, you have many different options. Both spray foam insulation and batt insulation can be great ways to reduce energy costs while also keeping your home comfortable year-round. When choosing between these two insulation types, however, you’ll need to consider a variety of factors before making a […]
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Understanding R-Values For starters, R-Value is the resistance value. What this means is if you put a heat source (sun and radiant heat from outside home) on one side of a chamber and 1 inch insulation on the other side, then R-Value is the resistance to the heat saturation to the other side of that […]
Attic Insulation: Most homes in GA have fiberglass on the floor of their attic while some others have ground up cellulose product installed on the floor. Certainly the lowers price point option for most existing homes is to blow in in fiberglass and top off the existing insulation. With blown-in fiberglass, it needs to be […]
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What Areas Does Epic Spray Foam Serve: Epic Spray Foam is a professional insulation contractor located in Canton, GA and serves surrounding Metro Atlanta areas such as: Acworth, Atlanta, Ballground, Blue Ridge, Canton, Cartersville, Kennesaw, Jasper, Woodstock. Don't see your area listed? Don't worry! Give us a call to confirm your location and schedule your […]
When adding spray foam insulation to your new construction, existing home, or pole barn, it’s important to understand what a thermal barrier is and when fire coating must be applied by the team of professionals at Epic Spray Foam. What is a Thermal Barrier? A thermal barrier is required to cover spray foam in all […]
Spring has sprung and summer won’t be too far behind with its hot, humid weather. As Georgia residents, we are all familiar with those back-and-forth trips to the thermostat where you try to quickly cool the house down and then shut it off before racking up a hefty energy bill. BUT, what if there was […]