Project Profile. HIGH-R Metal Building Insulation

Marion, North Dakota

Winters in the upper Midwest can be unpredictable which can present a challenge when insulating steel buildings.  A-Line Builders of Fargo was selected as the general contractor and steel building erector for this project and selected us as the subcontractor to complete the insulation scope of this 45,000 ft. metal building.  With winter quickly approaching traditional insulation methods were not ideal so A-Line and Kinzler worked together to set a schedule to get the structure dried out so that we could insulate the buidling from the inside.  Insulating the building from the inside once the structure was dry saved substantial downtime that snow, rain, or ice could have caused.  High-R Metal Building Insulation was installed after filling any condensation prone areas with blown fiberglass.  Then, Kinzler spray foamed around windows, doors, eaves, and gable ends to properly air seal this space.  Since purlin depths ranged from 10″-12″ we were able to achieve R values of R-40 on the ceilings and R-30 on the walls.  A big thanks to A-Line Builders of Fargo for allowing us to help you on this project.  For more information on HIGH-R, visit


Project Profile. Closed Cell Spray foam

Minneapolis, MN

This homeowner has a story and a half home that was suffering from ice dams, water intrusion, comfort issues, and high energy bills. A home performance assessment was conducted to determine the “lowest hanging fruit” for resolving all of their issues. The home performance assessment revealed that the side attics, slants, and upper flat attic area were experiencing a lot of air leakage and had very low levels of insulation. Proper attic ventilation was a challenge based on the design and construction of the home. In order to gain access to the inaccessible attic areas, roof decking was removed and closed cell spray foam was installed from the exterior. The roof was re-decked and a secondary roof deck was iinstalled over 1″ sleepers providing continuous roof ventilation. The end result created an air tight, well insulated and well ventilated roof system. Another test was performed after the retrofit was completed and revealed that the total air leakage of the home was reduced by 33%. The scope of work completed will not only prevent ice dams, but also improves comfort and efficiency which reduces energy bills.

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Customer Testimonial. Homeowner

“Andy’s service was amazing. He helped fill out my rebate form and got us on the schedule fast. The crew was on time and extremely professional.  Overall, fabulous service.”

– Bethany Wilcoxon (Des Moines, IA)

Project Profile. Blown-In-Blanket (BIBS)

Longville, MN

A homeowner located in Northern Minnesota (between Walker and Longville) lake country was looking for an energy efficient insulation solution for their custom lake home. The design consisted of a large vaulted great room flanked by bedrooms on either side. With harsh Northern Minnesota winters this project called for a custom insulation package consisting of spray foam and fiberglass insulation. After meeting the homeowner on site and discussing various options (open cell spray foam, closed cell spray foam, fiberglass batts, blown fiberglass) the decision was made to install R23 BIBS (dense blown fiberglass) in the exterior walls, R50 blown fiberglass in the flat ceilings, and the vented vaulted roof was sprayed with a R44 closed cell foam. Lastly, Kinzler crews spray foamed headers and other miscellaneous areas with closed cell foam.




Thank You!!

We would like to thank all of the attendees that came to our Open House Event on June 19th launching our full line of products and services at our Waterloo, IA location. We are very excited about the expansion to better serve our customers in the Cedar Valley and surrounding areas.


Kinzler Construction Services (formerly Ceilley insulation) to launch full line of products and services in Eastern Iowa…Now hiring for General Manger in Waterloo and Sales in


Waterloo, IA- (May 26, 2015) Kinzler Construction Services, an industry-leading insulator and distributor of construction products and services is expanding in Eastern Iowa.  Kinzler currently installs insulation in Waterloo after purchasing Ceilley Insulation in 2008. The Waterloo location will serve as the launching point for gypsum concrete, fireproofing and spray applied air barriers.  Kinzler will deliver drywall, steel, ACT, EIFS and more. In addition, Kinzler’s retail store front will allow for pickup of insulation, drywall and related accessories.  (2843 Geraldine Road, Waterloo) (From Hwy 218 take Broadway exit 185 toward Waterloo Airport) (Turn left on Airline road) (1 block west of Waterloo Airport entrance)


Kinzler will be hosting an open house luncheon event for area contractors on June 19th from 11 am – 2 pm.  Kinzler will begin delivery of products in Eastern Iowa on July 6th. There will be no interruption of the current installed product services Kinzler performs on daily basis.


“Our growth in the last 30 years has been as a result of listening to our customers.  Our customers have asked us to provide our full portfolio in Eastern Iowa and we are excited to serve their needs” said Kevin Kinzler, founder and Chairman.  “Our existing Waterloo location is the perfect spot for step one in our plan to fully service NE Iowa, the Cedar Valley and the Corridor markets.”


About Kinzler Construction Services:


Kinzler Construction Services is a 30 year old company that began in a garage with Kevin and Yvonne Kinzler.  Today, Kinzler is recognized as an industry expert with a reputation for superior service and innovation.  Kinzler installs insulation from the largest commercial project to the smallest homeowner attic.  In addition, Kinzler offers a full line of B2B construction products and services for contractors.  Kinzler continues to be family owned and operated with Tanner Kinzler now serving as CEO.  Kinzler has eight locations across the country with Ames, Iowa serving as company Headquarters.  Kinzler currently employs over 300 employees.  For more information on Kinzler or to see a full listing of current openings and apply online go to


About Ceilley Insulation:


Ceilley Insulation, founded and owned by Craig Ceilley, proudly served the Cedar Valley for 30 years. Ceilley was acquired by Kinzler Construction Services on October 1, 2008 and Craig Ceilley stayed on board with Kinzler until his retirement in October of 2013. In 2014 Ceilley began operating as Kinzler Construction Services in preparation for the current full product portfolio launch in Waterloo.





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