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  • Sierra NW Insulation, LLC

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    Posted by Jon O.on 05/09/2018

    The Sierra team has been nothing short of amazing. Knowledgeable about some of our unique requirements including sound dampening due to proximity of train and rules and regs related to insulating an in-home fire sprinkler system. The inspector even commented on the quality of their work. Finally, they worked with us to find the best solution to fit our budget. These guys are the real deal and the rare trifecta of quality, cost and speed.

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    Capcore LLC

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    In Business Since 2020

    CAPCORE LLC is committed to excellence in every aspect of our business. We uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty, and personal responsibility. Our distinction is the quality of service we bring to our customers. Accurate knowledge of our trade combined with ability is what makes us true professionals. Above all, we are watchful of our customers interests and make their concerns the basis of our business.

  • NW Builders & Renovation

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    Posted by Freddie C.on 24/10/2022

    My interactions with the NW Builders staff were excellent! James was able to come out and conduct an inspection shortly after filing a request for consultation. The same day, we received a quote with alternatives and had all of our questions answered. After deciding on a course of action, the crew lead by Moshe arrived and completed the task with speed and efficiency. Shortly , their prices were fair and their service was excellent. Without a doubt, I'd suggest them to everyone.

  • Ulises Pro Insulation, LLC

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    Posted by Sally K.on 12/06/2021

    Would recommend to anyone! Ulises Pro Insulation, LLC were great advocates for their customer's best interest. My attic space was under-insulated. They did a careful inspection of the space, and showed me photos of their findings. They were honest about there being no urgent issue, and about what might be limitations of working in such a tight space. Nonetheless, they were happy to attempt the service and were able to maximize the space's energy efficiency. They were fast to give an estimate, fast to schedule and complete the job, and they left the workspace spotless.

  • Timberland Insulation, LLC

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    Posted by Ann F.on 10/04/2021

    They listen to what needs to be done, Do it safely and promptly and better than i expected. Excellent hard professional business who responded first before any other contractors. Other businesses would not do the work that was needed. I highly recommend this firm. Our job was hard and required digging out the crawl space and they did a better job than i ever imagined. They were fast, quick and professional in every way.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is insulation?

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Insulation is material that provides a barrier within a home’s walls, ceilings, and floors to regulate temperature and noise. If your home gets overly hot in the summer and cold in the winter, it’s likely not insulated properly.

Insulation efficiency is measured by R-value, which determines how resistant different types of insulation are to heat flow (or energy loss). R-values are measured by inch of thickness. The higher the R-value, the better the performance and the higher the price.

How much does insulation cost?

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Our project data lists insulation costs between $1,400 and $6,300, but your final price will depend on the type of insulation you choose, its R-value, and how much you need.

  • Fiberglass insulation: $0.30 – $1.50
  • Blown-in insulation: $1 – $2
  • Spray foam insulation: $0.50 – $2
  • Radiant insulation: $0.20 – $1
  • Rigid board insulation: $0.25 – $1

Luckily, insulation is one of the best investments you can make in your home—it has an ROI of at least 100%, meaning you’ll likely make back what you spend in a few years or so.

What is insulation made of?

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Insulation is made of many different materials, which can also impact the R-value needed for energy efficiency.

  • Fiberglass: The most common insulation material made from glass. Fiberglass is a skin and lung irritant, so you’ll need to wear gloves and clothing when working with fiberglass insulation.
  • Cellulose: Made from recycled paper products, plus borate for fire and insect resistance.
  • Foam: Made from polystyrene, polyisocyanurate, or polyurethane plastic. You can also install cement-based foam insulation using rigid foam boards.
  • Mineral wool: Made of fire-resistant rock wool, a mix of natural materials, or slag wool, made from a molten metal product.
  • Natural fibers: Made from various recycled natural materials, including cotton, sheep’s wool, and straw.

Where is insulation in a house?

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If your attic is unfinished or you’ve ever demolished an interior wall, you might notice batt or spray foam insulation between the studs. Putting insulation between your walls and floors helps keep your home comfortable and your energy costs down. In addition to walls and attics, you can install insulation in your garage, in floors above vented crawl spaces, and basements.

  • Garage Insulation: $0.50 to $1.25 per square foot
  • Floor and crawl space insulation: $1 to $5 per square foot
  • Basement insulation: $1.50 to $2.50 per square foot
  • Wall insulation: $1 to $4 per square foot
  • Attic insulation: $1,500 to $6,000
  • Roof insulation: $1,500 to $4,500 or more

What are the different types of insulation?

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There are a few types of home insulation, and they all are made of different materials— most commonly, fiberglass, cellulose, and foam. Insulation includes these materials in the following forms:

  • Loose-fill: Also called “blown-in,” loose-fill is sprayed into wall cavities, attics, and other oddly-shaped areas using special equipment. This insulation is usually made of fiberglass, cellulose, or mineral wool.
  • Batts: An affordable insulation blanket best for unfinished spaces, such as between framing, studs, or joists. They come in pre-cut sections suitable for DIY installation and are mostly made from fiberglass, though other versions are also available.
  • Rolls: Similar to batt insulation, but comes in rolls. Its make-up leaves less chance for gaps between sections and is more efficient than other types.
  • Foam board: One of the most popular insulation types that can be used almost anywhere in your home. Foam boards also have a high R-value.
  • Spray foam: Expands and hardens to fill gaps, small and large. Can be closed-cell or open-cell, but closed-cell has a higher R-value, making it more expensive per square foot.
  • Radiant barriers: Does not reduce heat flow but directs heat away from the home instead. Radiant barriers are DIY-friendly and affordable, but they won’t be as effective in the winter months.

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Recent Job Requests for Insulation Contractors in Salem, OR

  • NewProject: Blown-in Insulation Install
    Location: Salem, OR
    Date: 12/04/22
    Nature of Project: Insulation for existing home
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location of Installation: Roof
    Other Services Selected: Energy saving radiant barrier protection
    Location of Installation: Foundation walls
    Location of Installation: Non-masonry walls
  • NewProject: Blown-in Insulation Install
    Location: Salem, OR
    Date: 12/02/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    What type of insulation do you want?: Blown-in
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Comment: We have a home in Salem that has plaster walls and cedar shake siding. We are looking at blowing in the insulation and want a company that will remove shakes and put them back on after the insulation goes in.
  • Project: Spray Foam Insulation Install
    Location: Salem, OR
    Date: 11/27/22
    Nature of Project: Insulation for existing home
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Area Description: Wall framing is exposed / unfinished
    Location of Installation: Ceiling
    Comment: Basement ceiling approximately 650 sq feet
  • Project: Blown-in Insulation Install
    Location: Salem, OR
    Date: 11/17/22
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Nature of Project: Repair/Replace existing insulation
    Location of Installation: Attic
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Had a Roof replacement, water leaked into the ceilings.Need to assess attic.
  • Project: Spray Foam Insulation Install
    Location: Salem, OR
    Date: 11/16/22
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Location of Installation: Ceiling
    Location of Installation: Foundation walls
    Nature of Project: Insulation for new construction/addition
    Location: Home/Residence
    Area Description: Wall framing is exposed / unfinished
  • Project: Blown-in Insulation Install
    Location: Salem, OR
    Date: 11/13/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    What type of insulation do you want?: Blown-in
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: More attic insulation easy access
  • Project: Blown-in Insulation Install
    Location: Salem, OR
    Date: 11/13/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    What type of insulation do you want?: Blown-in
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Comment: I have a 1980 mobile home
  • Project: Batt, Rolled or Reflective Insulation Install
    Location: Salem, OR
    Date: 11/12/22
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Location: Home/Residence
    Property Owner: Yes
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    Comment: I am seeking assistance for Install or Upgrade Batt, Rolled or Reflective Insulation
  • Project: Batt, Rolled or Reflective Insulation Install
    Location: Salem, OR
    Date: 11/12/22
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Location: Home/Residence
    Property Owner: Yes
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for Install or Upgrade Batt, Rolled or Reflective Insulation... rnadjscheller@gmail.com
  • Project: Soundproofing
    Location: Salem, OR
    Date: 11/11/22
    Residence Type: Town house
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Soundproofing Locations: Walls
    Type of Noise: Conversation from a neighboring room
  • Project: Blown-in Insulation Install
    Location: Salem, OR
    Date: 11/09/22
    Nature of Project: Repair/Replace existing insulation
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Location of Installation: Attic
    Comment: Had a f Roof replacement, water leaked into the ceilings.Need to assess attic.

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