Monthly Archives: October 2011

Applying Spray Foam Insulation in Cold Weather

Fall is upon us, and soon winter will be knocking at the door. Where on earth did the summer go?! It seems like only last week we were complaining about having to mow the lawn every week. Now the grass has gone into its cold weather hibernation and it’s time to get the patio furniture [...]

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Spray Foam Insulation Safety, Spill Containment & Disposal

Spray foam insulation (spray foam insulation) is created when two chemical components come together under pressure and create polyurethane foam. In the case of spray foam insulation used for thermal insulation, after full expansion and adequate curing time, the foam becomes hard. If applied under the right conditions, the foam can expand up to 100 [...]

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Spray Foam Insulation Safety for All

This article is for all those ladies and gentlemen out there who prefer to ‘wing it’ when it comes to a project. Realistically, everyone one of us has tried to assemble a crib or shelving unit with all the gusto of a bulldozer at a landfill. Which one of us has not tossed aside the [...]

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Home Care Reminders for the Fall

You can’t fight it, fall is here. Those days of lounging on the deck in the warmth of a summer of evening are over, at least for now.  It is time to prepare the home for a cozy winter away from the rain and wind outside. There isn’t much, especially if maintenance is kept up [...]

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Temperature and Spray Foam Insulation

Before spray foam insulation (SFI) has been applied and had a chance to cure, it likes to be in a comfortable environment. Think of it as Granny Polyurethane, she needs tender care and just the right environment to be at her best. Everything needs to be just so, and when the setting is right then [...]

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