Get Spray Foam Insulation

Depending on the size of your insulation project, there are basically two places to get spray foam insulation for your home or commercial building.  Size is a crucial factor because most projects are just too large, too technically difficult or have complicating factors that make spraying foam inadvisable for the average person or handyman. The […]

Where to Use Spray Foam Insulation?

One of the many benefits of spray foam insulation is that it can be used in places where fiberglass batt or blown in insulation cannot go.  Little nooks and crannies in attics, curved architectural surfaces in commercial buildings, inside cargo vans and semi trailers, and a host of other hard-to-reach locations are where foam excels.  […]

What is Spray Foam Insulation R-Value?

Closed cell spray foam insulation has an approximate R-value of 6.5 per inch.  Open cell spray foam insulation has an approximate R-value of 3.6 per inch.  Compared with batt and blown in insulation alternatives made from fiberglass or cellulose, spray foam insulation has a greater R-value per inch. When you choose spray foam insulation for […]

What Thickness of Spray Foam is Best?

The best thickness for spray foam is dictated by where the foam is going to be sprayed both in terms of geographic location and the exact location within the structure itself. Your EcoInsulation technician will assist you in determining the right thickness of spray foam material to be applied.  Spray foam can be contained or […]

What Type of Spray Foam Should We Use?

The type of spray foam insulation you and your contractor choose for your project will depend on the location where foam will be sprayed and to a lesser extent, your budget.  As you may know, spray foam insulation falls into two general categories, open cell and closed cell.  Each has its advantages over the other […]

What is Spray Foam Insulation Made Of?

Polyurethane spray foam is a mixture of two liquid chemical compounds.  The unique properties of the ingredients in the compounds, when blended, cause a reaction that results in a foam substance that quickly expands.  This substance also completely seals the material, or substrate, that it has been sprayed on.  The foam is thus both an […]

What is Polyurethane Spray Foam Insulation?

Polyurethane spray foam insulation is a mixture of liquid chemical substances that when blended, produce a reaction that foams.  When the liquids come in contact with a surface, such as a wall or roof, the foam expands to hundreds of times its size.  The thickness of the foam yields a high R-value, or insulating value, […]

What is Better Spray Foam Insulation or Fiberglass?

The best insulating product for homes and business buildings is spray foam insulation.  Spray foam reduces heat transfer much better than fiberglass, saves more money on utility bills, and also completely seals out all leaks from gaps in building materials.  While spray insulation is the superior insulating product, fiberglass is cheaper and can be a […]

What Does Spray Foam Insulation Cost?

Spray foam insulation is priced by the board foot and the type of foam that is chosen.  Closed cell spray foam runs from $1 to $1.50 per board foot and is a more expensive open than open cell foam insulation.  Open cell spray foam costs between $.50 and $.75 per board foot.   The entire cost […]

How To Select the Right Spray Foam Insulation Contractor

Spray foam insulation is a highly technical product and requires extensive training and experience to do the job right the first time.  For these reasons, it is not customarily the type of home improvement that handy homeowners and building owners can do proficiently and safely themselves.  Although it may look easy to suit up and […]