Question of the Day

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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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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Can Foam it Green be left exposed for a man’s cave?

Foam it Green is certainly a lovely shade, so if you are tempted to leave an area open (such as a ceiling), so you can see your lovely foam every day, we understand! Isn’t the attached photo beautiful? We kid, of course. The photo at right was actually later drywalled, but the customer wanted to [...]

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QOD: Should I be concerned about fumes while spraying?

QOD:  Do I need to concerned about any fumes when spraying? A lot of folks ask this question, and here at Foam it Green we take your safety, while spraying, very seriously. So, we always recommend that anyone in the spray area wear a respirator with P100 filters so you don’t breathe in the foam [...]

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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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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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