Homeowner Projects

How spray foam insulation prevents heat from escaping through your attic

Still not convinced that you’re losing a ton of heat up through your attic? Perhaps the following story, related by a one of our callers asking about spray foam insulation will help convince you that 40% of all heat loss goes up and out through your attic: The gentleman I spoke with today purchased a [...]

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Can I Get Exactly 1″ Cured Thickness in My Spray Foam Insulation?

Using spray foam insulation is not an exact science, so you will probably get some peaks and valleys in the foam. This is perfectly normal, which is why we recommend that you plan accordingly and add 20% to your estimated needs. By doing so, you’re sure to have enough foam to cover all the areas [...]

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Should I spray all the foam I need in one pass?

This is a common question. Should you spray all of the foam you need in one pass? Or layer it on? Well, for proper bonding and expansion, it’s best to apply the foam in layers.  For our closed cell foam, spray on the foam lightly like paint (approximately 1/3rd inch in depth) and it will [...]

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What makes Foam It Green a “green” building product?

Besides our green foam color indicator, which lets you know you’re spraying at the proper 1:1 ratio, there are several reasons why Foam It Green really is a “green” building product: * Foam It Green spray foam kits stop tremendous amounts of energy waste by sealing out air leaks. * Foam It Green has a [...]

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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 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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Introducing our New and Improved Temperature Strip

Hi everyone, Just wanted to introduce you all to our brand new temperature strips! Looking very similar to a traditional thermometer, using them is now easy peasy! These are much easier to read than our old strips, and are now included with all kits on all orders. In watching the video to the right, you’ll [...]

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