Homeowner Projects

Energy Vampires and How to Slay Them

Halloween is almost here, but do you know what’s really scary? Those money-sucking energy vampires draining your household of money. And winter time, just around the corner, can be the worst time of year. So, do you know which areas of your home are draining energy, and money? TVs & Appliances TV sets and other [...]

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Got Leftover Spray Foam? Get Creative!

Do you keep odds and ends of wrapping paper to reuse instead of throwing them away? Do you find yourself eating leftovers before you turn to anything else in your fridge? You are not alone. Many of our customers have asked us for advice on how to use their spray foam ‘leftovers.’ One of the [...]

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Three Cheers For The Red, White, Blue… And Green!

What’s more American than good old fashioned ingenuity? Getting something done yourself, particularly that saves your family money, can be very rewarding. So, got a few free hours over your 4th Of July Weekend? These 4 projects are quick and easy, and can have you celebrating independence from high utility bills! Here are your “4 [...]

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It’s Getting Hot Out There… Is Your Home Ready?

It’s summer! And while life may be slowing down for the kids, it’s heating up outside, and the pressure is on to get those DIY projects done before your overworked HVAC starts affecting your wallet! So, you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and whip your home in to shape! Here are 4 ways to [...]

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Cool Down Your Metal Shop, Once And For All

Raise your hand if this has ever happened to you. You wake up early on a beautiful summer day and head out to do some work in your shop. You’re excited to start the day working on a project, but once you walk through the door of the shop you are hit with an unwelcome [...]

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All About Attics!

Spring is finally here and it’s the perfect time to roll up your sleeves and make some upgrades to your home. So after you finish spring cleaning, why not get to work and made some easy insulation upgrades? To get the most bang for your buck, we recommend insulating your attic. Getting an air tight [...]

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How Can I Use Foam Board to Insulate?

Q: How can I use foam board to insulate? A: Foam board is an awesome insulation option. Foam board, like spray foam, is closed cell, and polyurethane based. The most commonly used foam board is called Extruded Polystyrene Foam, or XPS for short. You may also hear it referred to as ‘blue board’, or ‘pink board.’ [...]

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Do I Need to Cover Foam It Green with a Vapor Barrier?

Q: Do I Need to Cover Foam It Green with a Vapor Barrier? A: Vapor barriers, and vapor retarders are designed to reduce diffusion in your walls, and thus, prevent condensation. You may, or may not need to cover Foam It Green with an additional vapor barrier, depending on local codes. Water vapor, unlike condensation,is [...]

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Is Foam It Green Flame Retardant?

Q: Is Foam It Green Flame Retardant? A: Foam It Green’s standard kits do contain flame retardants. Both our open and closed cell foam is Class 1 (E-84). “Class 1″ foam means that the foam has been tested for flame spread and smoke development, according to the ASTM E-84 tunnel test for surface burning characteristics. [...]

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Celebrate Earth Day by Going Green!

April is a month when not only are plants turning green, but many people are inspired to go greener at home thanks to Earth Day. These days there are so many reasons to go green, from keeping the air in your home healthy and clean, to reducing your dependence on natural resources, to saving money. [...]

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