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Can I use Spray Foam over Existing Wiring?

Foam It Green is Class I, ASTM-E84 fire retardant foam and can be sprayed over any wiring that isn’t bare. To prevent the foam from expanding into outlets and junction boxes, I’d recommend taping any holes or areas where the foam could expand into the boxes with electrical tape (from the inside). Once the foam [...]

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Will Spray Foam Insulation stick to a cement block wall?

This may be the number one question of the week, and the answer is… absolutely! Properly applied Foam it Green should bond to anything that is not oily, wet, or extremely dirty, provided the temperature of the surface is 65-85 degrees F.  It may have some difficulty sticking to some super slick surfaces like some [...]

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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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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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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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