Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Blown-in Wall System

Blown-in Wall System

Blown-in Wall System
The blown-in wall system is installed in open walls of new homes or re modeled spaces. The blown-in wall system gives a seamless, thermally efficient blanket that completely fills any void.

The blown-in wall system is a patented process used in new construction. Blown-in wall systems are installed in an open cavity before it is closed with drywall. This technique completely fills gaps in the wall and provides a more complete thermal barrier than installing standard batt insulation in exterior walls. This method ensures that even odd-sized wall cavities and spaces are filled with densely-packed insulation, creating a more thermally efficient barrier than standard batt insulation.
The blown-in wall system is done by specially trained installers who have extensive knowledge of the process. We use only blown-in wall system-approved material on our job sites.

Want to learn more about the blown-in wall system? Contact us, we can help answer your questions.

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Injection Foam

Injection Foam

Injection foam installation
Foam insulation is most often thought of for use in new homes. Foam insulation can also be used in attics in existing homes, and can be used in walls and other closed cavities in existing buildings.

The comfort of your home is impacted by both the insulation and the air leakage.
Insulation’s primary role is to prevent heat loss and gain within your home. Insulation is most effective when air is not moving through or around it.

Preventing this air movement is called air sealing. Much like a heavy winter coat provides good insulation on a cold day, the coat does not effectively do its job until it has been properly zipped. Consider the zipper to be the air seal.

Handi-Fill Wall Seal has been specifically designed with High Flow Technology to go where no foam has gone before. Wall Seal effectively fills blind wall cavities while providing an effective insulation and stopping air leakage within the cavity. Click here for more information about Handi-Fill.

Contact us to find out if injection foam is right for your next project!

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Monday, March 7, 2016
Residential Insulation

Residential Insulation

Residential Insulation
As home owners become more concerned about energy costs, indoor air quality and green building techniques, making sure your house is properly insulated is critical.

We install residential spray foam insulation in attics, crawl spaces, basements and walls. Our team has the expertise to install the right insulation for your project. You can rest easy knowing we are qualified contractors with the attention to detail.

Homes that are properly insulated and air sealed have energy bills that are up to 30% lower than before insulating and higher indoor air quality resulting from sealing out pollutants and other contaminants.

spray foam insulation
In addition to installing spray foam insulation, our team installs fiberglass insulation and cellulose insulation in existing homes. When properly installed, each type of insulation can deliver comfort and lower energy bills, especially during the hottest and coldest times of the year.

Contact us for your free estimate today!

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Thursday, March 3, 2016
Foam Insulation

Foam Insulation

Foam Insulation
Spray Foam Insulation is the right choice for any application!

If you’re not familiar with spray foam insulation, think of a foam coffee cup or a foam ice chest. Both products keep heat or cold in, while protecting the exterior from transferring temperature. Spray foam insulation does exactly the same thing.

Spray foam insulation doesn’t just insulate your home like fiberglass, cellulose or other insulation products – it also seals air leaks. Why does this matter? Air sealing prevents air from inside your home from escaping through the cracks and crevices in your home. These exist around recessed (can) lights, plumbing stacks, electrical wires, attic hatches or doors, around chimneys or flues, and duct chases. This means conditioned air you’ve already paid for stays in your home.

There are two types of spray foam insulation: open cell spray foam and closed cell spray foam.

Open Cell Spray Foam 
spray foam insulation
Open cell spray foam insulation works as an insulator and air barrier. The typical R value of open cell foam is 3.7 per inch. Other features of open cell spray foam insulation are:
  • it is vapor permeable
  • is able to accommodate seasonal movement
  • is not a food source for mold
  • dampens sound

Closed Cell Spray Foam 
spray foam insulation
As with open cell spray foam insulation, closed cell spray foam works as an insulator and air barrier. An additional feature of closed cell spray foam is that it is solid. The cells of the bubbles remain intact (closed), which makes the product rigid. The closed cell composition and increased density contributes to a higher R-value than that of open cell foam. This can contribute to building stability during storms and high winds.

Foam InSEALators installs open cell and closed cell spray foam insulation from the following companies:

  • SWD
    • SWD was founded by spray foam insulation contractors who were seeking roofing and insulation solutions that traditional polyurethane suppliers could not provide. SWD's Quick-Shield Spray Foam insulation and roofing products are specifically engineered to meet the toughest building code standards. All Quick-Shield products, including roofing, insulation, and coating solutions, are ICC and/or CCMC approved and are technically superior for traditional building needs.
    • Icynene® is a sprayed foam insulation from Canada introduced in 1988 that continues to receive rave reviews, and it has gained national attention with its frequent appearances on the popular PBS television program, "This Old House." It is also widely used in many of the American Lung Association's "Health Homes" being built around the country.
  • JM Corbond
    • JM Corbond is a closed-cell spray foam insulation. JM acquired the Corbond line in 2009, adding this product to their line of fiberglass insulation. JM Corbond III can be used alone or in hybrid systems with JM fiberglass to create a custom insulation application for any use.
  • Fomo
    • Fomo's products range includes low pressure spray foam insulation in both refillable and disposable systems, sealants, a line of polyurethane-based spray adhesive products, pour-in-place insulation systems, and specialty products recognized for outstanding performance where fire, smoke and toxicity issues are critical concerns.

Ready to talk spray foam? Contact us for a free estimate.

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