What is Spray Foam Insulation?

Spray foam insulation is applied as a  liquid consisting of two primary chemicals, Polyurethane and Isocyanate. When combined, the chemical reaction becomes Icynene foam. Capable of expanding 30 to 60 times it's original liquid volume,  it can be used to create a moisture barrier, insulate your home, seal air leaks, and provide outside noise reduction.  

 

Icynene foam is much more effective then your traditional fiberglass insulation. It can be installed in new construction or in existing homes. Depending on the building's structure, open or closed cell foam may be used.

1.  Open-Cell Foam

      Open-cell foam has an R-Value of 3.5 to 3.6 per inch and a             density of about .5 lbs per cubic ft.  A vapor retarder is used         in conjunction with open-cell foam.

2.  Closed-Cell Foam

      Closed-cell foam has an R-Value of about 6 to 6.5 per inch              and a density of about 2lbs per cubic ft.  There is no need to          use a vapor retarder in conjunction with closed-cell foam.

 

Our certified insulation technicians are ready to help you decide on the best way to insulate and seal your home with spray foam. Contact us today for a no hassle consultation. We look forward to meeting you.