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Can Spray Foam Protect Against Mold?

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No homeowner wants to deal with a mold problem. Significant mold presence can damage air quality and lead to health complications like asthma attacks and allergies. Mold can also cause unsightly wall stains and even lower your property value.   Once mold is present in a home, removal is often difficult. Scrubbing the growths with bleach proves ineffective, and even …

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Does Spray Foam Insulation Deter Pests?

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Whether you’re a contractor or a homeowner, you likely want to know that your home improvement project is going to last, and do its job well. One common factor that can wreak havoc on any home project is pests, which can sometimes destroy a home. Insects like termites can bring in contaminates while weakening wooden structures, and rodent invaders can …

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High-Pressure Versus Low Pressure Spray Foam: What’s the Difference?

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In the world of spray foam insulation, there is a large variety of materials and systems that can get the job done. However, choosing the right equipment and methods for a particular project can be difficult. One major choice spray foam installers have to make, when starting a spray insulation project, is deciding between high-pressure and low-pressure equipment. Use this …

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Importance of Spray Foam Insulation Equipment: 5 Essential Items

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The combined yearly energy costs of all the industrial and commercial buildings in the United States is roughly $400 billion. Simply by boosting energy efficiencies across commercial structures approximately 10% would subsequently save roughly $40 billion. A great way to achieve improved energy efficiencies across a commercial business is to utilize spray foam kits for insulation purposes. When it comes …

3 Things to Keep In Mind as You Pursue Your New Career In HVAC and Insulation

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According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the HVAC job industry is set to grow faster than any other industry. In fact, HVAC employment rates are expected to rise 15% from 2016 to 2026. By 2028 the sector projects to create an additional 86,600 new jobs. From spray foam insulation to heating and cooling repairs, there are all …

Spray Foam Essentials: 3 Items You Need For Your Insulation Toolkit

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There are so many things you have to be aware of when starting a career in the insulation industry or when performing spray foam insulation jobs. For instance, it’s important to know residential humidity levels should be kept between 30% and 55% indoors to maintain optimum air quality. In addition to having all this information, it’s essential to have all …

Utilize Quality Spray Foam Insulation to Improve Your Company’s Energy Efficiency

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Up to 40% of a building’s energy loss can be contributed to poor air filtration. When it comes to improving energy efficiencies and air filtration within a commercial building, insulation is key. Spray foam insulation, specifically, is one of the most effective and long-lasting forms of insulation, ensuring that a building is secure and not wasting energy for a long, …

How to Safely and Effectively Handle Spray Foam Insulation

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The combined yearly energy costs of all the industrial and commercial structures across the United States is approximately $400 billion. No matter what kind of commercial building you’re overseeing, you need to ensure that your entire structure is properly insulated. According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star Program, adding insulation and properly sealing all air leaks around your …

Maintaining Residential and Commercial Energy Usage With Spray Foam Insulation

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Whether you’re in charge of keeping a residential or commercial property safe, secure, and energy-efficient, there is one aspect that you must not ignore: insulation. Without proper insulation in any sized structure, you’ll end up spending a significant amount of money on energy usage in addition to jeopardizing the overall quality of the air inside the building. According to the …

Summer Spray Foaming Applicator Safety Tips

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Now that summer has introduced itself with longer days and rising temperatures, spray foam applicators must prepare to spray safe and avoid heat stroke/exhaustion. It’s known that during the summer, spray foam projects tend to have a bit more downtime due to overheating of not only equipment, but to it’s applicators. As if an applicators extreme job conditions like burrowing …