Spray Foam Insulation: What You Should Know
Clean, Safe, Effective & Better for the Environment
Some of our clients ask us: What exactly is spray foam insulation? Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) is an innovative foam plastic substance marked by high performance and high density. It sprays onto an open surface in paint-like form and then expands to create an insulating barrier against wind and outside temperatures.
Learn more about spray foam insulation on the following pages:
What Does Spray Foam Insulation Do?
Spray foam insulation protects your home from the weather and keeps conditioned air inside—whether hot or cold. But that’s not all it does. In fact, spray polyurethane foam acts as several products in one.
In addition to insulation, spray polyurethane foam acts as a:
- Air barrier
- Vapor retardant
- Weather barrier
Condensation and moisture, if left unchecked, can lead to water damage and mold growth. Mold is a potential health hazard. Spray foam insulation protects your home from condensation and water. It keeps cold air out in winter and hot air out in the summer. It helps ensure that the conditioned air created by your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system (HVAC) stays inside. In this way, it helps you save thousands of energy dollars while also protecting the environment. That’s why proper insulation is one of the top recommendations for homeowners from the United States Department of Energy.