If you are looking to replace the insulation of your home, spray foam is a great option. This waterproof insulation is very durable and effective since it can get into all the nooks and crannies of your home to make sure that no air leaks. Additionally, this type of insulation allows you to save on your energy bills and you and your family can relax in a comfortable temperature.
What is Spray Foam Insulation?
Technically speaking, spray foam insulation is a mixture of liquid chemicals that react to create a foam-like substance that is used in insulation. The spray is applied, and the foams starts to expand quickly filling in all the cracks. Additionally, the foam hardens quickly, which is the reason why it is such a durable type of insulation. The most interesting aspect of this type is that it can be custom fit to any framing without too much of a hassle.
Types of Spray Foam Insulation
There are two types of spray foam insulations: open and closed cell. Open cell spray foam is not waterproof and does block air or vapor. Additionally, this insulation has a lower thermal resistance, which is represented by the R-value. The higher the R-value, the more thermal resistant the insulation will be. Which, in turn, will be better for you to save on energy bill costs. The closed cell spray foam insulation is used to improve energy efficiency. It has a higher R-value, it is waterproof, provides a barrier against air and vapor, and it is very durable.
Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation
This type of insulation is great because it is extremely effective since it thoroughly fills every crack. This means that it allows your home to continue to stay at a comfortable temperature. Additionally, it insulates your home so well that it will help you and your family by reducing allergens. Overall, the spray foam insulation does not allow any air draft into your home, reducing the cost of your energy bills. This type of insulation is a great investment because it is long-lasting, and you do not have to keep replacing it over the years. Not to mention that it is always good to save some money by having lower energy bills.
Where Can I Get Spray Foam Insulation?
Spray foam insulation may sound like a simple do-it-yourself project, but that is not the case. Ottawa Insulation’s team of experts can install high-quality spray foam insulation in your home. Additionally, our team can inspect your home for any potential repairs and take care of any problems with your roof, ventilation, air and water leaks, pests, and insulation. For a free quote on spray foam insulation for your home, contact us through our website.