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Better Price, Selection, and Advice on Insulation and Ceilings Than the Big Home Centers!

Serving Berks and Surrounding Counties

610-926-5351 | 1120 Commons Blvd., Reading, PA 19605

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Do you suspect air leakage in your home or commercial property? We'll provide you with a wide variety of insulation and air sealing options to keep your home or business warm in the winter and cool in the summer. You'll get the best products and service from Harron's Insulation & Ceilings Inc. of Reading, PA.  We'll also match or beat any price from the large home improvement stores.

Quality Insulation Products and More

Insulation Products

 

Blow-in or Poured Insulation:

Availability: Fiberglass, cellulose, vermiculite

Insulative (R) value: Unlimited

Application: Thermal and sound deadening

 

BATT Insulation:

Availability: Unfaced, kraft faced, foil faced, FSK faced, PSK faced, vinyl faced, encapsulated, denim

Insulative (R) value: 8 - 49

Application: Thermal and sound deadening

 

Pipe & Duct Insulation:

Availability: Semi-rigid fiberglass board, fiberglass rolls, bubble wrap, foam, Armaflex (rubber)

Insulative (R) value: Variable

Application: Insulating pipes and ductwork

 

Vent Chutes:

Availability: 4 feet and 6 feet

Insulative (R) value: N/A

Application: Cavity ventilation

 

Roll Materials:

Availability: Plastic netting, fabric, foil, FSK, PSK, vinyl, housewrap, poly

Insulative (R) value: N/A

Application: Used as facing for cavities with irregular sizes to hold blow-in or poured material in place. Some facing materials also provide a vapor barrier

 

Rigid Insulation Boards:

Availability: Expanded polystyrene, extruded polystyrene, polyisocyanurate

Insulative (R) value: 4 inches – 6.3 inches

Application: Thermal, air and vapor barrier (dependent upon facing)

 

Bubble Foil Insulation:

Availability: Single and double bubble

Insulative (R) Value: Single - 8.1 (floor), 9.5 (wall), 14.9 (ceiling); Double - 8.6 (floor), 10 (wall), 15.4 (ceiling)

Application: Thermal, duct wrap

 

Plugs:

Availability: Foam, wood, plastic

Insulative (R) value: N/A

Application: Plugging holes drilled for access to blow-in insulation in closed cavities

 

BATT Hangers:

Availability: 12 inches, 16 inches, 24 inches

Insulative (R) value: N/A

Application: Supporting batt insulation in ceiling cavity installations

 

Hot Water Heater Jackets:

Availability: 75 inches and 87 inches

Insulative (R) value: 11

Application: Wrapping hot water heaters if existing unit is inadequately insulated

 

Air Sealing Products

 

Foams:

Availability: Gap filler, window and door, fireblock, spray

Insulative (R) value: 6.3/inch (spray foam only)

Application: Used to fill large gaps and / or penetrations in the pressure boundary. Spray foam can be used as an insulator plus air seal for large gaps on irregular surfaces

 

Foam Applicator Guns:

Availability: Reusable guns (adjustable output, metal barrel)

Application: Gun foam applicators allow for a more precise control of bead size than straw-dispensed foam. They also provide an easier dispensing method for extended use

 

Caulks & Adhesives:

Availability: Siliconized acrylic caulk (white / clear), fireblock, PowerGrab, Liquid Nails

Insulative (R) value: N/A

Application: Caulks are typically used as a small gap and crack sealant and / or finisher. This acts as an air block and prevents water and insects from entering through these cracks into the home. Adhesives such as PowerGrab or Liquid Nails can be used in situations when regular nails or screws won't work (i.e., adhering framing to cinderblock walls without compromising the integrity of the cinderblock or attaching rigid foam board to large, unframed surfaces, etc.)

 

Weather Stripping:

Availability: Silicon weatherstrip and triple flange silicon sweep, foam weatherstrip, V-seal, garage door weatherstrip

Insulative (R) value: N/A

Application: The goal of weather stripping is to prevent rain and water from entering entirely or partially and accomplishes this by either returning or rerouting water. A secondary goal of weather stripping is to keep interior air in, thus saving energy on heating and air conditioning

 

House Wrap:

Availability: 3 feet x 100 feet roll, 9 feet x 108 feet roll, flex mend bottom board mending kit (mobile home)

Insulative (R) value: N/A

Application: House wrap functions as a weather-resistant barrier, preventing rain from getting into the wall assembly while allowing water vapor to pass to the exterior. If moisture from either direction is allowed to build up within stud or cavity walls, mold and rot can set in and insulation will lose its R-value due to heat-conducting moisture. House wrap may also serve as an air barrier if it is sealed carefully at the seams.

 

Sound Deadening Materials

 

Sound Deadening Board:

Availability: ½ inch and 4 feet x 8 feet

Insulative (R) value: Negligible

Application: Sound deadening board is installed over the framing, many times in cooperation with insulation and drywall, to help dampen sound between areas of your home or business

 

Insulation:

Availability:*see "blow-in or poured insulation" and "batt insulation"

Insulative (R) value: Varies

Application: Insulation acts as a thermal barrier as well as providing sound deadening properties between rooms and / or basements and utility closets. Sound reductions will vary based on thickness and density of the insulation

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Contact  us for a FREE estimate or information about all of our products and services:

 

610-926-5351 | mail@harrons.com