Cost of Exterior Insulation

Don’t let your remodeling budget go over-board by hidden surprises – understand what the average installed costs for Exterior Insulation is in your zip code by using our handy calculator. If you’re looking for Exterior Insulation materials and what installation cost might be, you’ve come to the right place.

As an experienced licensed home improvement contractor, I know first hand what it should cost for various levels — from Basic, Better, and of course the best. The Exterior Insulation cost estimator will provide you with up to date pricing for your area. Simply enter your zip code and the square footage, next click update and you will see a breakdown on what it should cost to have Exterior Insulation installed in your home

Example: a 10″ x 10′ area equal 100 square feet.

Exterior Insulation Costs Zip Code Sq. ft.
Basic Better Best
Exterior Insulation – Material Prices $40.00 – $45.00 $50.00 – $55.00 $60.00 – $75.00
Exterior Insulation – Installation Cost $125.00 – $135.00 $175.00 – $200.00 $225.00 – $265.00
Exterior Insulation – Total $165.00 – $180.00 $225.00 – $255.00 $285.00 – $340.00
Exterior Insulation – Total Average Cost per square foot $1.73 $2.40 $3.13
  • Cost can add up quickly, especially if you’re a novice and have never attempted a Exterior Insulation installation before. I would strongly recommend you hire a licensed and Insured Exterior Insulation contractor to perform the installation for you.
  • Be sure to have a copy of the Exterior Insulation Manufacturer’s recommended installation requirements before starting, to make sure your project doesn’t end up costing you more money in the long-run.

Exterior Insulation – Pricing and Installation Cost Checklist

  • Get at least 3-5 estimates before hiring Exterior Insulation contractor — estimates are typically free, unless it’s a service call for a repair.
  • Expect the price to fluctuate between various companies – each and every company have different operation expenses and over-head.
  • Try to get prices in late Fall, early winter – you should expect aggressive pricing discounts by waiting for a contractor’s down season.
  • Try to budget and additional 7-15% more on top of what our calculator gives out – I.e; difficult configurations, patterns, the additional complexity of your home will add to the costs.
  • Visit every supply house that sell your particular brand of Exterior Insulation and try to negotiate a better price with each supplier – I save on average 20%.
  • Remember, there are multiple styled homes in the U.S – from: Contemporary, colonial, cape-cod style, ranch, bungalow, victorian, etc. So keep that in mind and try to budget a little more, before starting your Exterior Insulation project.

View other Residential & Commercial Insulation costs and Types

  • Spray Foam
  • Fiberglass & Blown-in
  • Ridgid Board & Tapered

External References:

  1. Energy.Gov — Department of Energy, types of insulation guide. Added on July 21, 2015
  2. Home Depot — Insulation types buying guide. Added on Aug 3, 2022

135 people found this helpful. Was this guide helpful to you?

What Others are paying:


Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *