Spray foam insulation is an insulation process in which air barrier material that seals walls, ceilings, and floors against air movement. It can be sprayed into open spaces such as new construction, attics, rim joists, and crawl spaces. Existing homes, pole barns, and commercial buildings can also insulate their properties using spray foam insulation which involves spraying into different positions and spaces to set them into an insulating layer.
They are mostly used on roofs, loft, walls floors, and many more. This insulation has been in existence for more than 30 years and it is now becoming popular because it is one of the best options of insulation that is used to stop air leakages. Closed-cell spray foam and open-cell spray foam are the two major types of spray foam insulation. These two types are typically made from polyurethane and filled with bubbles of gas or air.
Closed-cell Spray Foam
Closed-cell spray foam helps to support the structure of properties that are not in good condition. This type seems the best choice because it contains lots of separate pockets of gas which is responsible for the slow movement of haet through it. It is best used in a well-ventilated room or loft because it is a barrier to moisture that could build up condensation.
Open-cell Spray Foam
This type is not as good as the closed-cell spray foam because it is less dense once it is set and can be compressed with hand. It is commonly used as sound insulation as it usually blocks and reduces airflow. It gives room for moisture through it thereby preventing the building up of condensation. Spray foam has some unique advantages such as:
- It enhances sound dampening qualities
- It is responsible for mold growth
- It lowers the monthly energy bills
- It reduces airflow and stops drafts and cold.
- It impacts the conduction and the convection.
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