Functions of SPF For Commercial and Residential Buildings
SPF insulation serves more purposes than one might think. Here is just some of the functions that Spray polyurethane foam performs:
Provides an air barrier keeping air from entering or exiting your home and reducing your energy bills. Assists in Moisture Control depending on the type of SPF insulation you choose. Closed cell SPF can help form a moisture barrier that keeps dampness from entering your home, thus preventing the growth of mold and mildew. When Used in Roofing SPF insulates and eliminates thermal bridging through such things as gaps in the decking or various types of fasteners. Helps to Reduce Sound in various rooms of the home.
- Eliminate internal wall condensation problems
- Adhere to any surface
- Reduce the likelihood of mold growth
- Not be use as food source or nesting material for rodents
Wide Variety of Applications
SPF insulation is so versatile that it used in a wide variety of applications. Not only will you find it being used as insulation in walls, ceilings, basements and crawlspaces of homes and commercial buildings, this insulation is also used in trucks, for cold storage, walk-in-coolers, climate controlled buildings and warehouses, boats and ships and much for.
Who Should Install SPF
While there are spray foam installation kits available for sale for those people looking to do their own insulation work, however, installing foam insulation is best left to the experts who are trained and certified in installing this type of insulation. Keep in mind that this insulation is made up of chemicals that you should never breathe in when applying. Professional insulation installers are trained in how to handle these chemicals and the proper gear and safety equipment to use when installing foam insulation. In addition, they can also advise you when it is safe to re-enter your home after the insulation has been applied. We will then discuss with you, what our company can do help reduce your energy loss and give you an estimate of what the insulation will cost you.
Foam Insulation Solution
SPF also known as Spray Polyurethane foam is made up of a combination of chemicals that when combined becomes a plastic insulation that is applied in liquid foam, expands and then hardens. This foam can expand many times it's volume. In addition, this insulation is so versatile that it can be tweaked in numerous ways in order to create insulation that has many different properties allowing it to meet a multitude of insulation needs. No other type of insulation has this versatility.
Who Should Install SPF
SPF costs are figured by the board foot rather than the square foot. Also closed cell SPF is more expensive than open cell, but the actual cost of SPF insulation will depend on the individual properties the insulation has as well as the size of the space that needs to be insulated.
To learn more about SPF insulation, please spend some time checking out our website here at Foam Insulation Solution or give us a call at 888-616-8704 to schedule an appointment and we will be happy to discuss with you the benefits of SPF insulation or schedule a time when we can look over your insulation needs and tell you how we can best serve you.