Frequently asked questions

Products

The most popular products for metal buildings, warehouses, roofs and pole barns is Prodex Total 10M, followed closely by Prodex Total 48 Inch, Fast Action and 72 Inch. For more recommendations on these and other applications email: sales@Insulation4Less.com
On applications such as metal buildings, roofs, and pole barns, Prodex Total is typically used as a standalone product.

In home applications, Prodex Total is used as stand alone and supplemental insulation - The choice depends on your insulation needs.
Prodex Total has a high quality core that keeps its shape when exposed to forces. Prodex Total 5M plus has a nominal thickness of 5mm (0.2"). Prodex Total 10M is 10mm (0.4"). Both are closed cell polyethylen foam covered on both sides with reflective reinforced foil facing. Under pressure, the Prodex micro-cells do not collapse -- With a pressure of 6 PSI Prodex compresses just 6%. When the load is relieved it takes back its initial shape. The density of the foam is between 1.25 lb/ft (sq) - 1.87 lb/ft (sq). This gives the material real body.

Because bubble insulation has a core composed of air rather than closed cell polyethylene foam, it lacks the long-term consistency in performance of Prodex Total Insulation.

Bubble wraps are composed of either one (single bubble) or two (double bubble) layers of air bubbles sandwiched between two metalized surfaces. Once the surface of single or double bubble is punctured, it collapses.

Foil only radiant barriers are typically perforated and composed of two metalized surfaces with a mesh woven in for strength. It is not a vapor barrier - It is not insulation. Because foil only products have no membrane (substance between the layers of reflective material) transference of heat and or cold can occur.
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The R-values of reflective insulation and mass insulation are based on the same fundamental equation: The ability to stop heat transfer.

Reflective Insulation is a system that reduces the transfer of heat across air space by the use of two surfaces having high thermal reflectance and low emittance (typically metalized film) + an inner substance + trapped airspaces.

The R-value of reflective insulation is the measurement of the system rather than a measurement of just the product. Measuring the R-value of the system (a real-world application) is a truer measurement vs. a measurement of the product only. For example, what good is the posted R-value of fiberglass given that once installed in an environment that includes any moisture it loses R-value? Virtually all real-world environments include some humidity. Unlike fiberglass the R-value of Prodex Total insulation is NOT affected by humidity.

Pricing/Ordering

We provide additional discounts to our Gold Members (Those that have purchased $10,000 or more in a year). You must be a customer to view Gold Member pricing. Visit Gold Member page
Any major credit/debit card, wire transfer and check payment (checks must be mailed in). All orders should be place on website.
All orders must be placed on website.
Our website is secure (See or click Verification logo) bottom right of every page for verification of security.

We don't have distributors

  • You don't save on shipping by buying through a local distributor. We ship direct to you rather than sell through distributors. A dealer/distributor would pass on:
  • What he paid for the product
  • What he paid for shipping
  • His operational costs
  • His markup (typically 50 to 100%)
  • Don't be fooled by a company that boasts "Free Shipping". - All costs are built into the price you pay. We itemize your costs for you to see the actual shipping costs. The bottom line is our delivered price is better than ANY insulation that matches our specifications - Period!
All orders are final. To speed up delivery, processing of your order is immediate. Labels are printed instantly and orders can be loaded on to trucks immediately. We are not able to cancel or modify an order once loaded onto a truck because it is almost impossible to find your insulation rolls on a truck full of identical insulation rolls. These are OVERSIZED shipping items. Our pricing structure does not include the costs of return shipping and administrative fees associated with return requests.

Shipping

Itemized pricing is available in the shopping cart. "Order here / Get a quote" button is on every product page. 
When Do orders Ship? LTL shipments (341 sq. ft. or more) typically ship within a day and arrive in 2 to 10 business days. FedEx orders (less than 341 sq. ft.) typically ship same day and arrive in 1-4 business days.
Our website allows you to enter a different shipping address to you billing address.
Customer pick-up allowed for orders of 15 rolls or more.
Yes we ship to Canada. Delivery typically takes about 2 weeks.

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