Protect Pipes From Freezing

Protecting Pipes from Freezing   One of the most significant concerns for homeowners especially during the winter months should be how well their pipes are protected. When using metal or PVC pipes for the water supply, it’s important that you are aware of...

Heating Loss in Homes

Heating loss in homes Where our heat escapes, and how to prevent loss   It’s still warm out in most of the midwest and the rest of the US, but with winter fast approaching, Ozark Foam InSEALators knows that people start thinking about budgeting for upcoming...

Spray Foam Insulation and Indoor Air Quality

Spray Foam Insulation and Indoor Air Quality Indoor air quality is an overlooked aspect of the health of ourselves and our families.  Studies have shown that poor indoor air quality can lead to short-term effects like aggravating asthma, or even just causing mild...

Closed Cell Spray Foam

Closed Cell Spray Foam Closed cell spray foam (also known as 2 pound foam) has a density of about 2 pounds per cubic foot and an R-value of 6 to 6.5 per inch.  Because it is a denser material, closed cell spray foam not only provides a vapor and water barrier to a...

Open Cell Spray Foam

Open Cell Spray Foam Insulation Open-cell foam is a relatively vapor-permeable compared to closed cell spray foam.  It weighs ½ pound per cubic foot, with an R-value of 3.5 or 3.6 per inch. Open cell foam is designed for indoor use only, and it’s semi-permeable...

Moisture Problems Reduced by Spray Foam Insulation

Moisture Problems in your Home or Building How spray foam insulation can save you a lot of future headache Going far beyond the benefits of energy efficiency, spray foam insulation can help reduce moisture, mold, and rot.   These common issues are one of the main...

Summer and Spray Foam Insulation

It’s heating up, are you ready for summer? Ozark Foam InSEALators covered why spray foam insulation is beneficial in the winter months, and of course now that the weather is getting warmer, we need to talk about why it works wonders against the summer heat.  We...

Spray Foam Insulation and Tiny Homes

Tiny Houses and Spray Foam Insulation   The Tiny House Movement While smaller homes have always been around, Americans have always wanted bigger homes to have more space.  This trend has produced not only bigger homes, but bigger utility bills, taxes, and...

Spray Foam Insulation and Solar Homes

Spray Foam Insulation and Solar Homes With the cost of solar power dropping dramatically in the past decade, it is becoming an increasingly popular option for people looking to save money on their utility bills with clean, renewable energy.   According to Fortune...