Spray Foam

Spray foam is a state of the art insulation system that protects a home equally against both heat and cold. It also acts as a barrier, eliminating air leakage that can account for significant loss in the average home. Spray foam offers homes a healthier, safer, and more comfortable indoor living environment. It is applied to the surface as a liquid which then expands between 30-100 times its liquid volume in seconds to fill every crack and crevice. It delivers a perfect fit for cavities of any shape, providing a continuous protective barrier that blocks heat transfer and eliminates air leakage.



Cellulose is used in retrofitting old homes by blowing the cellulose into attics or through holes drilled into the tops of the walls. It can also be blown into a new wall construction by using temporary retainers or netting that is clamped in place then removed once the cellulose has reached the appropriate density. This form of application does settle as much as 20% but the stated R-value of the cellulose is accurate after settling occurs. In addition, a dense-pack option can be used to reduce settling and further minimize air gaps. Dense-pack places pressure on the cavity, and should be done by an experienced installer.



Fiberglass insulation is the most commonly used and well known insulation on the market. It works by “slowing” the transfer of hot air and radiant heat (i.e. from the attic to the living space). The ability of insulation to resist heat transfer is measured in R-value, which stands for” resistance to heat flow”. R-value is determined primarily by the thickness of insulation. Higher R-values mean better resistance to heat flow and greater the insulation value. Fiberglass does have a law of diminishing return and should not be over insulated.

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