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Cold Floors, Open Cell vs Closed Cell Foam?

By |2018-11-16T06:28:56+06:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Every home is different and in some case climate plays a big factor in which product is best for the project at hand. We typically use closed cell about nine times out of ten since we service most of the southeast region of the untied states. Sub tropic regions such as mid or south Louisiana generally require closed cell due to average ground moisture content and humidity level typically ranging [...]

Applying Closed Cell Spray Foam Underside a Raised New Construction Home

By |2018-10-23T01:21:24+06:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Photos|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Closed cell spray foam is the number one product you should be using when insulating the underside of your home. In the picture you can see the foam is sprayed directly into the floor joint cavities by a spray foam installer. Once the foam is sprayed in place it will expand, dry and finally harden to the underside of the home. Once the foam has cured, usually over the course [...]

What are some benefits of Spray Foam Insulation?

By |2018-10-23T01:51:13+06:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Spray foam  insulation has gone mainstream and it is a preferred method of insulation which creates an air seal. Spray foam helps reduce the moisture loads that could enter your home or building. Spray Foam is a great thermal and moisture barrier which allows the indoor air to be much cleaner. Spray Foam will greatly reduce pollen and dust from entering your home or building which can improve allergies and [...]

New Construction with Open and Closed Cell Spray Foam

By |2018-10-23T01:51:41+06:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you building a new home, or are you in the market to build a new home?  First off, congratulations! While you have some work ahead of you, this is going to be truly exciting and memorable time.  If you’ve been here before, chances are, you’ve read why having an Insulation Contractor, rather than just having a General Contractor.  If you haven’t, you can find it here. Should you decide, [...]

Three Reasons to Insulate Your Home THIS Spring

By |2018-10-23T01:51:48+06:00March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Can you believe that 90% of homes in the United States are under-insulated?  Under-insulation causes your home to lose excessive heat in winter and gain excessive heat in summer.  The drastic temperature shifts add to energy costs and cause your HVAC system to work harder.  Spring is a great time to upgrade your home insulation, and THIS spring is the BEST time to do it!  Keep reading for three reasons [...]

Five Reasons to Choose an Insulation Contractor

By |2018-10-23T01:52:07+06:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  In our busy lives, convenience tends to be one of the greatest motivators in our decision-making process.  However, value and quality are also important.  For many homeowners, the convenience of hiring a general contractor can overshadow the expertise of job-specific contractors, like insulation contractors.  As great as your family doctor might be, you wouldn’t visit him or her if you had a broken bone. You would visit an orthopedist [...]

Decisions, Decisions

By |2018-10-23T01:52:27+06:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you remember, we are discussing the differences between open cell and closed cell spray foam insulation. Here’s a quick recap of yesterday’s post: R-value is the ability to prevent the transfer of heat. The higher the R-value number, the better the insulation works to prevent heat transfer. Open cell spray foam has a lower R-value per inch than closed cell spray foam. Open cell is an air barrier, while [...]

Only Produce Thrives in a Hothouse

By |2018-10-23T01:52:58+06:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

If you read yesterday’s post, you know that attic temperatures in these hot, Louisiana summers can get up to 160 degrees.  That’s even hotter than an ideal greenhouse temperature, which is still  pretty hot at about 85 degrees. The good thing is, it’s still relatively cool right now.  There’s still time to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Spray foam insulation can reduce your energy costs by 60% in the summer. [...]

Spray Foam Insulation – Saving New Orleans Residents Money

By |2018-10-23T01:53:13+06:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Is Spray Foam Insulation worth it and does it actually help you in saving money? Many residential homes in New Orleans are insulated using old techniques and even older materials.  You may feel like your getting a pretty good deal with some of these cheaper materials but in the long run, it’s costing you way more. In reality, outdated materials and old techniques of insulating your Residential Homes in New [...]

Residential Home – Zephyr Homes – New Orleans, La

By |2018-10-23T01:53:45+06:00February 8th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This New Orleans home was sprayed with 5 inches of closed cell spray foam insulation in the roof,  and 3 inches of open cell spray foam insulation in the walls. Along with 2 inches of  closed cell spray foam insulation applied to the underside of the sub-floor to assure a quality seal from top to bottom.