Specialized Products & Projects

There are a variety of insulating products and systems that are used in homes, buildings or other projects and each have their own unique characteristics and cost.

Most insulation companies provide a limited number of these products or services. As Alpine Insulation is the only full-service insulation provider on Vancouver Island, we are not limited in terms of the options that we can provide to our customers. We fit the best system to your needs, your building and your budget.

Brilliant Applications For Spray Foam

We all know that spray foam is an insulation powerhouse, but did you know that this captivating construction tool’s benefits can be applied to a wide variety of different projects and industries? 

Here are some genius uses for spray foam insulation that you may have never considered:

Marine Applications

Spray foam insulation isn’t just for homes and commercial properties, it’s also the most favorable application for use on boats. Unlike other forms of insulation spray foam insulation offers a multitude of unique benefits due to its lightweight and airtight properties. Marine applications of spray foam insulation help with temperature regulation and water performance.

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Temperature control presents a substantial cost to farmers. Spray foam insulation can be used in barns, stables, livestock sheds, crop or feed storage, wells and workshops, helping to maintain even temperature year round, significantly reducing costs.

Some more great spray foam insulation benefits to farm life is that it helps to keep your buildings sanitary, prevents frost damage, mold growth, and condensation. Spray foam is non toxic to animals and rodent resistant.

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Industrial buildings all have their own unique features. Spray foam insulation is so versatile it can be adapted to suit any needs. It can be used in manufacturing spaces, warehouses, showrooms, storerooms, exhibition halls, factories and shops.

Many industrial buildings have high ceilings constructed of materials that easily transmit heat and lead to a high rate of heat loss. Spray foam insulation quickly and effectively solves these problems resulting in better working conditions and protection of important equipment.

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Shipping containers have such versatile uses, and like other industrial buildings, their metal structure makes them prone to heat loss and condensation. Spray foam insulation is the perfect solution for the corrugated walls providing a great amount of insulating power from only a thin layer of insulate maintaining the space in your container.

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RV’s, Campers, Cargo Vans & Van-Life

Whether full time living, recreational, or even just transporting precious cargo, effective insulation is your number one tool for keeping you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Spray foam insulation is the best solution because it is lightweight and impervious to moisture; it even blocks out some of the noise.

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The Possibilities for Spray Foam Insulation Are Only Limited By Your Imagination

If you have any insulation needs, contact your one stop insulation Victoria company to discuss them. We have done a variey of unique projects such as:

  • Sanitation Tanks and Digesters
  • Large and Small Docks
  • Storage Bins/Sea Cans
  • Pools
  • Interiors of Trailers, Buses and Vehicles
  • Refrigeration Units
  • Shoring up Between Buildings/Concrete Work

Anything else you can think of. If you need insulation in Victoria, sealing or fireproofing, we will help you get the job done right.

Learn About Our Rebate

Great news for homeowners looking to upgrade the energy efficiency of their home! There are two major rebate/grant programs available to homeowners in BC: both the federal Canada Greener Homes grant program and the provincial CleanBC Better Homes rebate program.

Additionally, for households that qualify, the CleanBC program also offers an Income Qualified Program (IQP) that can cover 60% or 95% of your upgrade.

Your Alpine Insulation estimator can provide you with an idea of what you may qualify for in terms of a rebate, once they have conducted their inspection and prepared your quote. As it is the responsibility of the homeowner to apply for the grant, it is important that homeowners read and understand the program and its requirements.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When you have proper installation, spray foam insulation lasts anywhere from 80-100 years. In particular closed cell insulation proves incredibly durable because it does not deteriorate or boast any kind of flexibility. You should note that the lifespan of your spray foam may decrease if your contractor installs the foam incorrectly, these mistakes affect the lifespan leaving air pockets, applying to old insulation, moldy surfaces, or by using the wrong thickness and density.

It is very important that you hire expert skilled contractors for your spray foam insulation needs, make sure to call on the experts at Alpine Insulation in Victoria and book a free estimate.

There are some areas to note where you should avoid the use of spray foam insulation. These areas to avoid include basement leaks, near electrical work, and over lighting. In addition it is important to avoid putting open cell insulation over existing untreated mold growth.

While spray foam insulation is not intended to add structural strength or support to your building. However, closed cell spray foam will add a bit of racking strength to your building. If you are relying on spray foam insulation to hold your building together, you will need to address that separately, as spray foam can not fix that.

Yes, spray foam insulation will stick to the underside of the roof without additional support.

Open cell spray foam insulation is required by code to have a vapor barrier. For closed cell spray foam, it depends on the brand and thickness. Most of the time closed cell spray foam does not need a vapor barrier.

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