Insta Insulation

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GTA 416-368-8810 ON Brantford 751-2522
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Allen in Brantford
Allen in Brantford
0 reviews Brantford, ON
10/10

Spray Foam Exterior walls

Insta-insulation was a word of mouth referral. I was very happy with the whole experience. Alex the owner treated me like I was his only customer. His scheduling team as well as the team that came onsite were all professional and responsive. I was ready to install bales of insulation and vapour barrier because I thought that the cost of spray foam insulation was prohibitive but it is not. It was within a few percent of what it would have cost me to order the bales and do it all myself. I would have them back in a heartbeat. It is not just the cost, I have not even put the new drywall on yet and it is warmer and less drafty in our 71 year old bungalow than it ever was.

Thinking of getting my attic done.

Thanks Alex and Team

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Nelly0h
Nelly0h
0 reviews Bradford West Gwillimbury, ON
10/10

Spray foam Bsmt

After some initial hesitation with the spray foam product due to health concerns/horror stories and scheduling nightmares, I decided to pull the trigger anyways based on the great reviews. I had Trevor come by and he was very patient with all my questions/concerns (I’m very meticulous because I DIY everything) and he quickly gave me a quote after we measured up approx 850sqft of wall space in my bsmt. I went ahead with 3” spray foam (R20) as I had 2x4 walls slightly offset my foundation which allowed more than enough space for that much foam. The guys were again very knowledgeable and patient, the work was done as promised and on schedule and I had zero issues. I would have taken a star off my review because I was never advised that the spray foam mixture is different winter vs. summer which causes a lesser R value of approx 2-3, but they actually ended up spraying slightly more than 3”, so it made up for any loss of R-value and I’m super happy with the change. Temperature change is immediately felt to be better (even with windows open!) and I feel comfortable in knowing there is no smell and my bsmt is completely sealed. My experience may have been better because I did my research, read reviews and learned from other ppl’s mistakes, such as ensuring everything was covered in plastic, out of the way and wall receptacles being covered as wel, but the two gentleman that came did a great job. The price ended up being about double that of regular R14 Roxul Insulation, but the difference is not even comparable. Would do this all over again. Recommend 10/10

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It means so much to us when someone takes the time to recognize our team and the great work that they perform every single day. We are thrilled that you are a satisfied customer and thank you for your high marks and recognition. It is our pleasure to serve you.

Ruben Pabayo from Burlington
Ruben Pabayo from Burlington
2 reviews Burlington, ON
10/10

Attic Insulation

I had insulation replaced last February by Insta-Insulation and the workers really performed a good job. There was no problem in the summer and I can really feel the difference. As the cold weather approaches, I notice a black spot is appearing in the front door ceiling. Apparently, the insulation on that section of the attic is disappearing. I phoned Insta-Insulation right away and sent someone to check it.

Thanks Joe and Trevor for fixing the problem.

I will for sure recommend Insta-Insulation to friends and relatives.

Ruben Pabayo
Burlington

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Steve from Toronto
Steve from Toronto
7 reviews Toronto, ON
6/10

Attic insulation

Went with insta based on a previous good experience several years ago. Seems like they are not the same company they used to be. 40% downpayment is required before you get to schedule in the job. Once they have your money, expected to be jerked around by their scheduling and admin team. Long story short, the job was not done at the promised time - mangled my whole families plan for that day and i couldnt even be there to ok the job which had incomplete items that were never completed. Pretty awful experience and i continued to get jerked around by the admin after the workers left the jobsite. Read the other recent reviews before you decide.

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Archie in Calgary
Archie in Calgary
4 reviews Calgary, AB
10/10

Oakville Remove & Replace attic insulation

They came as scheduled, discussed the job scope with me both prior and on site, did a great job clearing out the builders grade crap insulation, I left the reinstall for a couple days to do other work and guess what! They came back on time to install the new stuff. They didn't make a mess even.

Thumbs up Insta-Insulation

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Company Response

Hi Archie!
I want to thank you for response on Homestars! Hope that your move went well and that we were able to do your job on time and that the crew did an excellent job.
I also told Trevor MacPhee about your review.
Sincerely
Aldona Bartulis

John C
John C
3 reviews Brantford, ON
0/10

Blown insulation, rafter baffles , clean soffits

Just a heads up for any contractors or home owners looking to have insulation done. I used insta insulation on a mainfloor project I did a year ago. They completed half the scope of work and called twice a month for final payment without finishing. So that went on for a year and finally CJ came out to take a look at what’s left and promised me the world of what had to be done to finish/fix the hack job they did. Long story short CJ called me today to say that they are not coming to finish the job because it’s not worth it to them and I should contact another company to finish the job ....... if I didn’t go into the attic to check they’re work they would have got a final payment and only finished half the job! Beware of them and inspect work done by any business

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Herman in Mississauga
Herman in Mississauga
1 review Mississauga, ON
3/10

Attic Insulation did not qualify Energy Audit

Insta-Insulation came with friendly staff and whom of which definitely knew their stuff! They came around to check primarily the attic insulation that we had intended the quote for and when our Insta-Insulation consultant looked, he was confident we had a R20 value and that he would recommend us to do up to R50. For many reasons of why you would do an attic insulation (ie. keeping the house warm, lower the costs of both winter and summer time, keeping the mice away) I was already convinced.

What happened after when I received audit's photo and recommendations, they said my house was at a R28 and that it was not recommended to upgrade as per audit requirements therefore I was not able to qualify for it. This became a he-says-she-says argument between the consultant saying that my R value "looks like a R20" and the audit report saying it wasn't.

In short, I was misled and misguided in following through with the attic insulation because it was to qualify for audit - not because out of external reasons that were provided otherwise that made sense to do an attic upgrade for all other purposes beyond audit. However, because the money invested toward audit spending for this year was prioritized, I can't help but to think that deception tactics were deployed to secure the business and consider job done.

Overall the insulation company workers approximated a full day job but only took 30 minutes ... surprisingly fast for a very inaccurate estimate of time required and it is not that I could've seen how much they've blown into the attic either. Still awaiting for audit results but at the end of the day, it seems like I wasn't able to qualify for this anyways.

Long story short, I felt misguided and mislead by the representatives in doing the attic insulation to qualify for audit versus the selling point of saving costs and mice deterrent.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews La Salette, ON
10/10

Basement walls and crawl space foamed

Job well done - crawl space not a pleasant area to get into but they got it done - missed one area under the stairwell and will have to get them back to finish it - should not be a problem - second time l have used these people and they are good at what they do.

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Company Response

Hello Happy Customer in La Salette! We'll be sure to get that missed spot looked after for you and thanks so much for bringing it to our attention so that we can make things right for you! We couldn't be more pleased to hear that overall we've been able to meet your expectations and there's no greater compliment than your repeat business! Thank you for putting your trust in our team and we're confident that you'll be pleased with the improved comfort you'll experience from choosing to insulate your crawl space. Wishing you all the best for the new year ahead! Sincerely, Crystal - Customer Care

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Hamilton, ON
10/10

attic insulation

Guys did a great job, and cleaned everything up. The cost was reasonable. We did the follow-up energy audit and surpassed the target improvement goal. This is the second time I have used these folks and have no complaints. All good.

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Company Response

Hello Happy Customer in Cambridge! Your fantastic feedback is greatly appreciated, as is your repeat business! We're so pleased to hear how well your attic insulation investment performed during your energy audit! Thank you for choosing Insta-Insulation and for sharing your positive experience. Your complete satisfaction is always our primary goal and it's wonderful to know that we have measured up twice! Enjoy the rest of the winter in cozy comfort! Sincerely, Crystal - Customer Care

Aj in Brantford
Aj in Brantford
1 review Brantford, ON
5/10

Removeal and replacement of insullation

The day the job was scheduled for, insta-insulation arrived on time, but we weren't informed that we needed to remove the clothes from the closets where the attic access is. After we emptied, we were told the truck wasn't working so they couldn't do it. It was a week before they came back to empty and replace the insulation. We came home to a giant mess after the insulation was replaced. The house was coated in it as well as the drive way and porch.

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More about Insta Insulation

Insta-Insulation has been satisfying customers since 1991, delivering superior Insulation Removal Services, expert Spray Foam installations and installing Attic Insulation to new and existing homes in The Golden Horsehoe,and South Western Ontario.

As the official insulation contractor for Mike Holmes of Holmes Inspection, Love It or List It, Bryan Baeumler from Disaster DIY, Leave It To Bryan, and House of Bryan, Insta-Insulation is renowned for their commitment to service and care. We will work with you to ensure you receive the best and most complete insulation system to fit your needs.

Servicing all sectors and focusing on all residential,Insta-Insulation is your fully insured, one-stop-shop for all your insulation needs.

Ideal for any renovation or new builds, we provide spray foam and blown insulation, insulation removal services, attic and ventilation upgrades, weatherization and air sealing, and their famous INSTA-PANELS under concrete floor insulation- great for radiant floor heat applications.

Your home and business are your most important investments. Let Insta-Insulation help you get the most out of it.

For all the latest product and service information, as well as tips and promotions, check them out on our web site:

www.instainsulation.com

or :

Facebook: www.facebook.com/instainsulation
Twitter: www.twitter.com/instainsulation
YouTube: www.youtube.com/instainsulation2009

Get pre-qualified for our payment programs by visiting us on online under Payment Options, deferred options and equal payments available on approved credit.

CATEGORIES
Insulation, Basement Renovation, Green Products & Services, and Mold Detection & Removal
PRODUCTS
Insulthane Extreme Spray Foam, Climatizer Cellulose, AD Type 7TB INSTA-PANELS- underslab floor insulation, All our spray foam and blown insulations we use are manufactured in Ontario Canada. We Support Canadians.
SERVICES
Spray Foam Insulation new and existing homes and businesses; 2lbs and half pound, two pound and 1/2 lbs Insulation Removal attics, Blown Insulation walls and attics, Fireproofing over foam or steel, Insulation Panels for under concrete. Many payment options to help get your home more efficient and comfortable, including; Visa/MC, cheque, Deferred Payments (OAC) and equal payments (OAC)
BRANDS
BASF Walltite Eco, Insulthane Extreme, Heat Lok Soya, Polar Foam Soya, Proline Plus, Icynene, Sealecton, Climatizer, INSTA-PANELS, radiant floor insulation, underslab insulation
STYLES
Can combine a variety of insulation services to fit your home's insulation needs. We have various payment terms included cheque, Mastercard, Visa, deferred payment (go to website for details OAC) or equal payment options ( go to website OAC) OAC- on approved credit
SPECIALITIES
Insta-Insulation is a major applicator of polyurethane spray-in-place foam insulation systems (Insulthane Extreme). They also specialize in the safe and quick removal of old insulation systems with minimal disruption to your home. Insta-Insulation also offers an affordable and portable insulation solution with their one-of-a-kind INSTA-PANELS.
WEBSITE
http://www.instainsulation.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1991
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
50
RETURN POLICY
Please call if you are not content with your insulation install. Ask for a Field Manager
PAYMENT METHOD
Online Banking, Visa, Mastercard, cheque, Pre-Qualified Payment Plans Available, see website
LICENSES
Toronto License T37-4179899Certified Foam Master Company BASFMOE licensed
MEMBERSHIPS
Canadian Home Builders' Association, Foam Master, Chamber of Commerce
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
5 yr product and installation warranty on all spray foam jobs
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