The advantages of good insulation installed in your home or commercial building are numerous. Insulation will make the inside more comfortable and save you money in utility bills. There are several types of insulation that can be installed, but spray foam surpasses the others in effectiveness.
What Is Spray Foam Insulation?
Spray foam insulation consists of two materials, isocyanate and polyol resin. When combined and applied, these two substances expand up to 60 times their liquid volume. The foam penetrates every nook and cranny of the area to seal it from moisture and air.
- Spray Foam Insulation, Defined
- Applications for Spray Foam Insulation
- Spray Foam Insulation Basics
- Spray Foam Insulation FAQs
- Types of Spray Foam Insulation
- Open Cell vs. Closed Cell Insulation
Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation
The advantages to getting spray foam insulation installed in your home or business are many. It creates a tight seal around the perimeter of the building to keep the outside air and moisture out. Critters and insects can’t penetrate the building. Your utility bills will be lower because your HVAC system isn’t working as hard.
- Lower Your Energy Bills with Spray Foam Insulation
- Why Spray Foam Is Better than Other Insulation
- Pros and Cons of Spray Foam Insulation
- Comparison of Fiberglass and Spray Foam Insulation
- Best Performing Insulation
- How Well Spray Foam Seals Your House
- Spray Foam Insulation Increases Structural Integrity
When to Apply Spray Foam Insulation
Spray foam insulation can be installed during or post-construction. It’s easier and quicker to apply it while the building is under construction, since the structure is open and more accessible.
Applying spray foam insulation to an existing home or commercial building requires more effort, which equates to more time and some inconvenience on the building’s inhabitants.
- Advantages of Adding Spray Foam during Construction
- How Spray Foam Is Installed on Finished Walls
- Insulating Existing Crawl Spaces
- Address these Issues before Adding Spray Foam Insulation to Your Attic
Where Spray Foam Insulation Should Be Installed
Insulation is used to seal your house from the outside elements. When installed properly in the right locations, it will control the indoor temperature and save you on heating and cooling bills. It should be installed in certain locations to get the best results.
- Including Spray Foam Insulation in the Roof
- Why Insulate Rim Joists
- How Insulation Is Installed in Existing Walls
- Can You Install Spray Foam in Cavity Walls?
Why You Should Hire a Pro to Install Spray Foam Insulation
Installing spray foam insulation requires special equipment and protective gear. It is recommended that only a professional who is trained in the application techniques for spray foam perform the process.
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