Homeowner Projects

Can Foam be Applied to Uneven Surfaces?

Can you spray foam a wall or bumpy concrete? Can you spray foam on brick, or a metal sheet? What about wood, or plastic, or stucco? Is there any place that this stuff just won’t go? The answer is, well, it goes most any place, Inside, or outside, and any shaped space. Just check a [...]

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QOD: What’s the best way to Insulate the underside of a roof?

Tom asks: “When spraying the underside of the roof, should I spray directly to the roof deck or install baffles to leave an air channel?” Great question! When spraying the underside of the roof, you have two options: You can spray directly to the underside of the roof deck and seal off all roof venting. [...]

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Who’s Faster than a Speeding Santa and 8 Tiny Reindeer?

The magical night is almost here, when Santa zips around the globe, slipping down chimneys and spreading happiness as far as the imagination can see. Pretty impressive! But, who’s even faster than a speeding Santa and 8 tiny reindeer? You, of course! With your white Tyvek suit, and savings in mind, and tanks of green [...]

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Does Foam it Green Add Structural Support?

This is a great question we hear from customers all around the country. The answer is yes – properly applied Foam it Green does add structural support. When Foam it Green is applied to a surface, it creates a strong, seamless bond – that’s what makes the great airtight seal you’ve been reading about. An [...]

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How we Silenced a Not so Silent Night

For years growing up, it was referred to as “The Roman Nose” by my parents. For my sister and I (even from two floors below) it was a foghorn in the night, barring any chance of sleep. Yep, my dad’s snoring could wake the neighbors! After I grew up and moved away, I had mostly [...]

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Do You Have a Mystery Draft?

Do You Have a Mystery Draft? We all know that getting a great airtight seal in your attic, walls and basement is important, but there are many other parts of a home that can cause air leaks. Finding the source of a “mystery” draft might take some detective work, but it’s important to make sure [...]

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Win at Winter with these 7 Life Hacks

Ever feel like winter just gets the best of you? Between frozen windshields and high energy bills, those long, cold months can really take a toll on even the most seasoned winter veterans. Having braved more Chicago winters than I care to remember, here are a few of my favorite hacks to help keep life [...]

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Plan a Little… to Relax a Lot!

Just a little planning can mean a lot of relaxing! With the holidays already upon us, many of you are “carving out” some time for your next Foam it Green project. And while our kits are designed to be super easy (and kinda’ fun!) for even first time users, we understand that relaxing with family [...]

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Your Questions Answered: Roof Deck or Attic Floor?

Roof Deck vs. Attic Floor So you know you’re losing too much heat through your attic roof.  You know you need to insulate. And being the brilliant person you are, you know Foam it Green is the answer. But do you know exactly where to insulate in your attic? Many people assume that insulating the [...]

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Are You Getting Cold Feet?

Are You Getting Cold Feet? For many folks, winter means breaking out those warm slippers and woolen socks. Why? Because their floors are freezing! There’s nothing worse than cold feet in the winter – it feels like you never warm up! You have strategically placed space heaters, layers of rugs and carpeting and your furnace [...]

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