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What is Spray Foam insulation?

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Foam insulation is a kind of insulation, which is usually sprayed onto walls or into very small and hard to reach places. Although this type of foam insulation is more expensive than polystyrene and fiberglass insulations that is installed in preformed sheets or blocks, foam insulation is more effective in areas like attics, where there could be unfinished walls or ceilings. A satisfactory, solid home insulation is critical for the reduction of heating and cooling expenses, and also for the prevention of damage from moisture and rats.

Polyurethane foam insulation is then mixed with water, then it is sprayed under high pressure from pneumatic pumps. As the foam mixes with oxygen coming from the air, the water dries and the foam expands, then solidifies and is cured within a few minutes. The volume of the dry spray foam is about five to ten times more than that of the wet spray foam. Spray foam is also self-adhering to wall surfaces. Thus it possible to spray this type of foam under the floor without taking down the floor, and it is also very easy to apply it to ceilings compared to sheets of insulation that needed to be glued or stapled.

The Good insulation can save your house energy bill, It protects your building from the Maintaining the proper R-value throughout is important in making sure your insulation works efficiently heat of summer and the cold of winter. Installing the insulation correctly is essential. The wrong kind of installation can mean your insulation leaves gaps or the depth is uneven — there is overspray and wastage that you wind up paying for — both when it is installed, and when your home or building is not protected properly.

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