Energy Saving Tips

What is the R-value of Foam It Green Spray Foam Insulation?

Our standard closed cell fire-retardant formula provides an insulation value of R-7 per inch.  Our open cell fire-retardant formula provides an insulation value of R-3.6 per inch. If you’re unsure which to use for your application, just let us know what type of project you’re working on and we’ll help you pick the perfect foam [...]

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Can I spray Foam It Green when it’s Cold Outside?

You betcha! In fact, winter is a great time for easily identifying those places that need to be insulated, due to the more apparent cold drafts, cold floors, and such.  Our kits wont’ freeze in transit, and as long as the kits and the surfaces to be sprayed are within the right temperature range, you [...]

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Can I install spray foam insulation with the furnace on?

It’s cold outside, and your furnace is probably on. But, you also need to install your Foam it Green. So, can it be installed with the furnace on? This question was posed to us recently, and we figure it probably applies to many during this season. Here is your answer… Once you’ve gotten the room [...]

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How to use Spray Foam Insulation to Deaden Sound

Got neighbors? Got construction? Got traffic outside? Got kids? Got a TV? Ever have guests? If you’ve got any of these, then you’ve got NOISE. Foam it Green does a fantastic job of sound deadening because it stops air movement, which is how sound travels. If you are only spraying for sound deadening and not to insulate or stop moisture [...]

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Will Foam It Green really help keep my home warmer this winter?

Are you feeling particularly chilly this winter?  If you’re living in the eastern part of the country, it’s not just your imagination! While we know you upper mid-westerners endured a cold winter and snowy extremes last year, this year mother nature is sharing the experience with those on the east coast and down in the [...]

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Can You Ship Foam it Green Spray Foam When It’s Cold Out?

Brrr… It’s cold outside, and you want to get that insulation project done this weekend so that you stay toasty for the rest of the winter!  But you may be wondering, “Is it too cold to ship and use Foam it Green?” That is a great question, and the answer is absolutely not!  We only [...]

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What’s the difference between fast rise and slow rise spray foam?

Fast rise spray foam (or standard rise foam, as we refer to it) is designed to spray just about any open surface you can see, including walls, under floors, rim joists, attic floors, and the underside of the roof. Slow rise foam expands at a slower rate than the fast rising foam, and is designed [...]

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How Much Will Each Insulation Kit Cover?

At Foam It Green, we make it easy for you to determine the amount of area each kit will cover because we put the estimated coverage right in the name of the kit! For example, the Foam It 602 kit is designed to yield 602 sq feet of foam at 1″ cured thickness, which equates [...]

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What are the Best Projects to Save on Energy?

Energy bills are rising across the nation. But the good news is that you can easily counteract that with a few easy projects. Here are the top 3 projects to give you the most “bang” for your buck! 1. Insulating your garage ceiling (if there is living space above) or the underside of your basement [...]

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Is This Really Something a 72 Year Old Woman Can Do?

In short, absolutely! We’ve specifically created Foam It Green kits to be easy for just about any first-time sprayer to spray successfully and achieve amazing results.  So, folks of all ages and levels of experience use Foam it Green. In fact, most of our customers have never used spray foam before, and are often surprised [...]

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