How much does it cost to start a spray foam business?

The upfront costs of starting a spray foam business tend to range between $45,000 and $65,000. With bigger projects that require more material and equipment, depending on the range of services you offer and the purchase of the product, those costs can be up to $80,000 to $90,000.

What is injection foam?

Simply put, injection foam is a resin solution mixed with a foaming agent that transforms into an insulating substance when combined with compressed air. Once these two components are mixed together with compressed air by professional metering and pumping equipment, they form into a shaving-cream-like substance.

Is spray foam a profitable business?

Sprayfoam applications are very profitable if priced right and installed efficiently. It is very important to get the right training and support upfront to ensure long term viability of a new SPF contracting company. Gross profits of 50% and net profits of 25% or greater are expected.

What is 600 board feet in square feet?

A 600 board foot kit will cover 600 square feet at 1 inch thickness or 300 square feet at 2 inches thick; a 200 board foot kit will cover 200 square feet at 1 inch thickness, and so on.

What is the average price for spray foam insulation?

Spray foam is available in two types: open-cell spray foam which usually costs $0.44 to $0.65 per board foot and closed-cell spray foam which averages $1 to $1.50 per board foot. The average total cost to have spray foam professionally installed is about $2,564, or between $1,294 and $3,835.

Is injection foam open cell?

Spray foam can be either open or closed cell, while injection foam is a non-expanding open cell foam. While injection foam is an open cell, the reason it doesn’t expand is that you wouldn’t want it to apply pressure to the inside of the exterior wall.

What is the R-value of injection foam insulation?

R-4.6 per inch
The R-Value of RetroFoam injection foam insulation is R-4.6 per inch. Unlike fiberglass insulation, RetroFoam’s R-Value will actually go up as it gets colder. Studies have shown fiberglass will actually start to lose its R-Value at 32 degrees, while at 30 degrees, foam insulation’s R-Value will go up to R-5.

How far does spray foam shoot?

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