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Retrofoam Insulation for Pole Barns

Whether it's your personal workshop or your business, you will be spending a lot of time in your pole barn. Keep it protected from moisture and extreme temperatures with foam insulation.
Whether it's your personal workshop or your business, you will be spending a lot of time in your pole barn. Keep it protected from moisture and extreme temperatures with foam insulation.

Whether you use the space to work on machines, automobiles, boats, or if it’s your personal workshop or business, chances are you will be spending a lot of time in your pole barn. Both the building and what is in it need to be protected from moisture and extreme temperatures.

Foam insulation meets both of these demands. It is the most moisture-resistant insulation and has the best thermal-resistant properties for temperature retention.

Spray foam insulation is durable and built for longevity. Ready to upgrade your pole barn? Give us a call, and let’s talk foam.

Pole Barn in need of Foam Insulation

Benefits of RetroFoaming Your Pole Barn

Foam is Moisture
Resistant

Spray foam creates a barrier that prevents moisture from reaching the metal siding, keeping rust, mold, and mildew away and extending the life of your building. 

Foam Helps to Stabilize Temperatures

RetroFoam’s spray foam insulation creates an air seal that makes it easier for temperatures inside the building to remain stable.

Foam is Durable and
Made for Longevity

Pole barns need insulation that not only keeps moisture away and the temperatures stable but it needs to be durable.

Grey Pole Barn

The RetroFoam of the Carolinas Install Process for Pole Barns

When getting ready for a spray foam insulation install for your building, there may be a little bit of work for you beforehand. This could include removing anything away from the walls and anything of significant size out of the building to prevent it from any overspray. Once this is done, the rest is up to RetroFoam of the Carolinas. When the crew arrives:

  1. The project foreman will review the scope of work with you to make sure everything is in agreement
  2. The crew will begin prepping and cover anything that needs to be covered
  3. The spray process begins
  4. After everything has been sprayed, we clean up our mess
  5. The project foreman will do a final walkthrough with you and take a look to make sure everything looks okay
  6. The project foreman will review the paperwork and finalize the project

Pole Barn Insulation FAQ's

An air seal needs to be created around the entire structure. This is going to include insulating your walls, the roof deck, possibly foundation work, etc. If you have an office or rooms inside the building, you may want to insulate those rooms as well.

Foam comes in two options, open-cell and closed-cell. If the walls of the pole barn are going to be left exposed and if there is heavy machinery, power tools, things that could cause damage right next to the walls, then the durability of closed-cell spray foam is what you want to use.  Open-cell foam is typically recommended for the roof deck.

Unless it is a complex and unusually large barn, the RetroFoam crew can do the typical spray foam install in a day.

Foam spray will not promote rust as long as there is no airspace between the metal and the spray foam. For example, putting a layer of plastic can create airspace between the metal and the foam. The airspace can lead to condensation that promotes the growth of rust.

Yes, we always recommend spraying directly to the metal. Spraying directly to the metal prevents an airspace from being created which can lead to condensation and then rust. 

Let's Talk Foam

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The conversation should last as no more than 10-minutes. We’ll ask you some questions that will help us understand your insulation needs and to put together an estimate.

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