Monthly Archives: January 2010

Q: Can I just spray foam over my existing blown-in insulation in my attic? It has been there for 15 years and has settled.

A: You do not want to spray over existing insulation, encapsulating it, which can lead to moldy batt/blown in. The old, settled blown-in or batt stuff is doing NOTHING for your home’s energy efficiency, comfort, and air quality and may even be contributing to allergies and mold.   Pull up the old insulation first, put down 1 layer of closed cell [...]

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The Science of Flash N Batt

Flash & Batt is a very popular way to insulate walls and buildings.  It’s a great way to get the benefits of spray foam and save money on insulation at the same time.  You use 1 or more inches of Foam it Green and then fill the rest of the cavity with fiberglass or another [...]

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Insulation is more than R-value

The R-value myth has made us all use the same yardstick to compare very different type of insulations. When we do that, some insulation looks extremely expensive compared to other types of insulation. The same problem arises when comparing a Hyundai with a Lexus. If someone uses the standard of 4 wheels they can’t imagine [...]

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Cash for Caulkers Update

The U.S. Government is currently developing a program called cash for caulkers that would reimburse homeowners for making their homes more energy efficient, specifically by way of adding insulation to the tune of 50%, up to $12,000.00 in rebates! Air sealing and insulating with Foam It Green spray foam is an easy, effective way to [...]

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Quarterly Winner Announced

Congratulations to Cory J. in Sterling, Colorado for winning a free Foam It 202 for his submission of how much he loves Foam It Green. At SprayFoamDirect.com, we love helping people get their foaming projects done safely, quickly, and correctly. Call us today at 800-516-0949 so we can help you, too!  Then, you can get [...]

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