• Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that you may have a variety of questions surrounding BASK Pro Inc.'s services. We're here to help.

To request a site visit please contact our office at +1 705-765-0123 or by emailing If you have construction or conceptual drawings please e-mail them to
Please allow up to 5 days for the quotation to be processed.
We can provide pricing through construction drawings as long as a floor-plan, elevations, and cross section are provided. It is also helpful to have the floor, wall and roof assemblies specified so that we can make sure we are meeting desired R-Values and quoting the desired insulation type.
We can visit your location if you are unable to submit construction drawings. Please provide your full name, address, email, and the service required when contacting us at +1 705-765-0123 or
Yes, we provide barging and island services. We are also able to work with other barging companies if required.
Yes we can! All BASK trucks are 4x4 so getting down tight and steep roads are not a problem. Please make sure roads are in good condition and trees are trimmed back in order to get our trucks to site without damage.
BASK Insulation uses spray polyurethane foam made by Elastochem, which is often used in residential, commercial, and industrial settings. They also manufacture the product right here in Ontario! Along with several other advantages that go beyond insulation, spray polyurethane foam insulation not only provides excellent heat-transfer resistance but also serves as an air barrier to stop air leaks and draughts. We offer many different types of spray foam so please ask us what product we think may best suit your needs!
Yes. Customers are required to be out of the building during any spray foam application. They are asked to stay out for 24 hours after the job has been completed.
The blow-in blanket system or BIBs is a patented process in which fibreglass is blown into cavities behind mesh netting. BIBS will not settle or separate as long as it is blown to the correct density. This means the insulation will maintain its thermal efficiency for the life of the home.
Yes. The Ontario Building Code mandates that spray foam insulation be covered to Ontario Fire Code. Please check with your local building inspector for your particular requirements. BASK offers a fire resistant paint called DC-315 for 2lb spray foam fire code requirements.
Yes. There are:

• 1. Regular drywall – Often called white board, is the most common type used in ceilings and walls in homes and commercial projects.

• 2. Mold-Resistant Drywall – Often called green board, is made with a paper backing thicker than regular drywall and coated with wax for extra moisture resistance. It also comes with a fiberglass mesh that is non-organic, removing the food necessary for mold to grow (called paperless drywall).

• 3. Plasterboard – Or blue board, is used as a base for plaster applications, much like the lath in lath and plaster walls. Plasterboard requires a thin coat or coats of plaster to be installed over the entire surface.

• 4. Soundproof Drywall – While all drywall has some soundproofing qualities, soundproof drywall adds additional wood fibre, gypsum, and polymers to increase the sound transmission class (STC) above that of regular drywall. STC is a rating similar to the Richter scale that measures the amount of noise a material can stop. Soundproof drywall is used when additional soundproofing is required, such as between living spaces and shared walls. Drywall that is 5/8"" thick is better for sound transmission then 1/2"".

• 5. Fire-Resistant Drywall – Specialized fire-resistant drywall is used in garages and basements, around equipment that might cause a fire. It contains fibreglass, which slows the progress of fire and doesn’t burn as fast as regular gypsum. There are two types of fire-resistant drywall: Type X and Type C. Type X gives up to one hour of protection from fire and is 5/8” thick. It can be used in multiple layers to provide greater protection if needed. Type C is the same as Type X, but doesn’t shrink when burning. It’s used primarily in ceilings to keep them from collapsing during a fire.

• Level 0 – Implies that no finishing of any type has been done. At this level, drywall is simply fastened to the walls or ceiling.

• Level 1 – This level means that drywall joint tape has been embedded in joint compound, but nothing further has been done.

• Level 2 – This next level means that you have skimmed a thin coat of joint compound over the tape and covered the drywall screw holes. You can stop at this level if you intend to cover the wall surface with tile, or if it's in a garage intended to be used for storage or a workshop-type space.

• Level 3 – At this stage, finishers apply another coat of joint compound to the tape and screws. Walls that will receive a heavy texture, such as a knockdown texture, can end at this level.

• Level 4 – This is the classic drywall finish. Here, you apply one more coat of joint compound to the tape and screws and then sand the dried compound. This is the level that typically is used when a wall surface will be painted or covered with wallpaper.

• Level 5 – This highest possible level of drywall finishing involves applying a skim coat to the entire drywall sheet. This is followed by sanding.
We use dustless sanding, which produces a lot less dust than traditional sanding machine. Although, it isn't entirely dust-free – a good dust control system will manage most of the dust produced during the sanding process.
Yes. It is very important to prime right after new drywall installation! Primers will cover the joint compound and provide a good base for texturing or painting. It also helps keep moisture out of the drywall, which will reduce nail pops and cracking over time.
Temperature and humidity control during and after drywall installation is crucial for the longevity of the final drywall finish. High humidity and extreme temperatures can stop or slow down a compound's ability to evaporate water. This can lead to cracks and nail pops in the drywall. Homes should be kept above 15 degrees Celsius prior to drywall install and also maintain a relatively low humidity level. Heaters, fans, and dehumidifiers can assist in maintaining a home's climate.

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149 Medora Street
Port Carling, ON P0B 1J0