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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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Are Spray Foam Kits Hazmat?

Q: I noticed on your website that Foam It Green kits are listed as hazmat. Why is that? A: Foam It Green kits are considered Hazmat because of the pressurized nitrogen contained in the kits. Nitrogen is the chemical propellant that ejects the chemicals from their tanks. And, that propellant is what makes using our [...]

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Spray Foam: Boldly Going Where No Insulation Has Gone Before

2014 marks the 45th anniversary since Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon, and 3 years since NASA’s space shuttle program was grounded. America is not currently launching into space, but the movie Gravity and the TV show Cosmos have reminded Americans of the wonder that is our universe. In the time since NASA’s last [...]

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Insulation Past, Present and Future.

It’s pretty unbelievable to think about how our ancestors kept warm through the long winters. In Alaska they packed layer upon layer of snow to create Igloos; in warmer climates, people filled walls with mud and straw and hung tapestries, which provided additional shelter from the elements. And in more recent history, bricks were the [...]

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Mythbusters! Spray Foam has Expires Quickly. True or False?

Grocery Stores can be a dangerous place for the hungry shopper. All thoughts of cost and fridge room go out the door. Even with a grocery list in hand, items are inevitably forgotten. A hungry shopper can bear a striking resemblance to primitive man, stealthily navigating crowded aisles like a hunter stalking prey, pouncing on [...]

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Is Open Cell Spray Foam Cheaper than Closed Cell Spray Foam?

Q: Is Open Cell Cheaper Than Closed Cell? A: The short answer is that Open Cell foam has a lower price per square foot at 1”, but to only look at a cost per unit comparison neglects the most important factor: effectiveness. Many spray foam contractors encourage customers to go with open cell foam instead [...]

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Foam it Green Insulation Can Save you Over $3,407

I still remember the first budget plan I wrote up when I was a freshman in college. It was, as you would expect from a college student, unrealistic and pretty amusing. ‘Halloween Costume Fund’ and ‘Funny Sunglasses’ were allotted a large portion of my spending; food was not.  I thought I would be able to [...]

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Will the Polar Vortex Affect My Spray Foam Order?

Q:  Will the Polar Vortex affect my Spray Foam Order? A:  It won’t! We work with our shipping companies to ensure that the kits do not freeze in transit. Once you receive them, we have special directions included so that you can be sure they stay in the right temperature range until you are ready [...]

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Did you Know about Snow? 3 Surprising Facts – #2

It’s great for bringing families together! Growing up in the Northeast there was never any shortage of snow.  And I loved it.  I would go sledding, play in the backyard, dig paths in the snow so my poor tiny dog wouldn’t get buried in the snowdrifts that came to well above her height. But what [...]

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Did you Know about Snow? 3 Surprising Facts – #1

It’s nature’s insulator! Most of us don’t live in igloos, even though it can feel like it this time of year.  But interestingly, snow is actually one of the most amazing insulating materials in nature. It limits heat exchange, stabilizes temperature, and even muffles sound! Because of it’s molecular structure, when water freezes into ice [...]

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