Improved Indoor Environment

shutterstock_62427862Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) can improve the indoor environment, which makes your home or building more comfortable in many ways.

Sealing a building’s air leaks prevents drafts from windows, doors, attics and floor boards, creating a more comfortable indoor environment and providing better indoor temperature control. Especially in areas with extreme climates, good indoor temperature control can have a dramatic effect on household comfort.

Using spray foam to seal gaps and air leaks can help manage moisture and humidity in a building.  By controlling moisture, spray foam can limit one of the key variables that can lead to mold and mildew growth.1

Sealing gaps with spray foam can provide a barrier against pollen, dust and insects2,3. Reducing the entrance of external allergens can be especially helpful in households with allergy sufferers.

Spray foam helps minimize air-borne sound transmission. Open-cell foam can reduce high frequency noise, and closed-cell foam can reduce low-frequency noise. A combination of open- and closed-cell foams can help maximize noise reduction.

When having SPF insulation installed in your home or building, work with a professional contractor who can educate you on the installation process.


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