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Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation

When thinking about the best kind of insulation for your home, it is possible you have thought about spray foam insulation. Even though it is efficient, the cost of spray foam insulation can be intimidating to the average property owner. Due to its expansiveness, a lot of people tend to overlook the option of spray foam insulation for their homes without looking into the facts about it and the benefits of having it in their house.

Spray foam insulation often supersedes all the other types of insulation and will last longer than other insulations.

Definition of Spray Foam Insulation

Spray foam derives its name from two types of composite materials known as polyurethane and isocyanate. When the two are combined, they chemically react and cause a foamy material to expand and harden.

During spray foam insulation, the foam is sprayed while using a gun on the intended area and is sprayed until the foam materials expand and fill the gaps and crevices to which it is applied to. There are two types of spray foam insulation. One is known as open-cell spray foam and the other is closed-cell spray foam. The closed-cell spray foam is the type that is widely used and is endorsed for use. It is more expensive than open-cell spray foam and has amazing qualities.