How to Start an Insulation Business & Choose the Right Products

Grow your business with high-quality, trusted brands from IDI Distributors.

Whether you’re just starting an insulation business or looking to grow an existing business, choose IDI Distributors to help you through the process and provide trusted, high-quality brands of insulation and equipment. As a national leader in insulation equipment, we ensure your insulation project is built to last. Browse our wide selection of insulation and see what product fits your needs and how you can benefit.

If you’re looking for tips on how to start an insulation business or you’re unsure what insulation product is right for you or the best way to use it, reach out to your local IDI representative for trainings and insights.

Starting an insulation business can be a lot to take on, but with our expansive knowledge of the industry and products, you’re in good hands. We will help you find a solution that fits your budget and increases your profits with exceptional expertise and reliable services from your local insulation experts.

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Keep sound out while increasing year-round comfort with fiberglass batt and loose fill solutions from IDI Distributors. Fiberglass has been the most widely used insulation for decades, and with good reason. Fiberglass is the most economical and efficient way to insulate without creating other problems like settling or trapping vapor in a structure. The product is easy to install and can be used in almost every application.

  • Does Not Settle
  • Easy to install
  • Eco-friendly
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Spray Foam

At IDI, commercial spray foam insulation is our specialty. Using spray foam insulation can provide your residential and commercial projects with an airtight seal that decreases energy costs & increases sustainability. We offer high-performing spray foam brands that focus on efficiency and a higher R-value. Find a solution that works best for you.

  • Improved structural integrity
  • Higher R-value
  • Better air quality
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Mineral Wool

Mineral wool is one of the fastest-growing insulation products. IDI supplies the best wholesale mineral wool products made from sustainable and recycled materials. This environmentally-friendly alternative does not compromise your R-value, providing fire resistance to temperatures as high as 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit while resisting mold, controlling noise and limiting interior air flow.

  • Energy-efficient
  • Withstands extreme heat
  • Carvable
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Continuous Insulation

Architects, code officials, and designers are moving insulation to the outside of buildings and areas where it is not broken up by framing members. Continuous insulation eliminates thermal bridging and can be installed on the inside or the outside of a building. IDI offers premium continuous insulation brands that focus on higher R-value and increased efficiency. Browse our wide selection of industry-leading products.

  • Reduced thermal bridging
  • Efficiently installed
  • Decreased Load & Mechanical Savings
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Building energy codes have changed the way we insulate metal building structures. With high R-value insulation systems, we are helping our customers meet energy codes and to deliver energy-efficient structures. The IDI sales team is well trained in the various insulation solutions and can help advise our customer in choosing the right energy solution for your metal building.

  • Reduced thermal bridging
  • Reduced Air Flow
  • Attractive interior finishes
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IDI offers the best firestop products providing one-, two- and even three-hour UL-rated assemblies. Whether it’s sprays, caulks, putty pads, pillows, or any of the other systems, IDI has the products and technical help you need to get your engineering judgments so you get done on time.

  • Fast engineering judgments
  • Reduces smoke damage
  • More than just red stuff
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Have a question on anything insulation, pricing, or want to place an order? With hundreds of products and countless services, our experts will help walk you through the process of getting ready for your next project. Get in contact with our team today for help and guidance on the right products and best techniques for you and your business.