There are many insulation materials out there, including fiberglass, mineral wool, natural products such as cotton and sheep’s wool, and urea-formaldehyde foam insulation. Each material has its advantages and disadvantages, so how do you know which is best for you and your needs? We hope that you find some answers to your doubts in the frequently asked questions below, and if not, feel free to get in contact with us to clear up any questions you may have about the benefits of spray foam insulation over other materials.
Can I use the same insulation commercial spaces use in my home?
There are many different kinds of insulation that can protect your home from thermal loss. However, spray foam insulation is the best on the market since it insulates a space from any air infiltration, successfully preventing energy loss, noise pollution, and the risk of moisture, mold, and mildew getting in. The benefit of spray foam insulation is that it can be used in any space, whether it is a commercial building or your family home. At Wichita Falls Foam Insulation, we are experienced in installing spray foam insulation in commercial buildings as well as private houses and the peculiarities that each space presents.
What’s the difference between open cell and closed cell spray foam?
As spray foam installers, our team is trained to evaluate your home or commercial space and suggest the most appropriate spray foam according to your needs, so that you don’t have to worry about doing the research. We are also happy to explain the options and work in a team to insulate your space. The main difference between open and closed cell spry from lies in the density of the foam cells. Closed cell spray foam is most appropriate for cold climates, while open cell spray foam is most appropriate for warmer climates. You can find more detailed information on our tab “Open-Cell V Closed-Cell Spray Foam” in the Services section.
What are the advantages of spray foam insulation?
The advantages of spray foam insulation over other types of insulation are many and specific to the what you’re looking for. Spray foam insulation add structural strength to interior walls and roofs, a benefit not many other materials have. Spray foam insulation is also 100% air tight and will prevent any water from infiltrating into your home or commercial space, also reducing the risk of mold and mildew and increasing home energy savings. Spray foam insulation lasts longer than other materials and is easier to install, making it one of the first choices of many construction contractors and homeowners.
Is spray foam insulation toxic?
Once dry and installed, spray foam insulation is a safe material. However, during installation and its drying process, there is the risk of free radicals entering the respiratory system, which could cause health concerns. For this reason, our Wichita Falls Foam Insulation team is trained to install spray foam insulation properly and we do not recommend that you do this on your own. We are happy to provide the service and protect your family and friends from any risk.