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Becky Eades

Recent Posts

Make Certain Your Insulation Site is Well-Prepared

Posted by Becky Eades

Feb 10, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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Topics: Safety, Training & Support, NCFI

High Density Foam Has Many Molding Applications

Posted by Becky Eades

Feb 8, 2016 12:50:01 PM

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Topics: NCFI, High Density Foam

CPI Membership Comes with Many Benefits

Posted by Becky Eades

Feb 5, 2016 11:30:00 AM

The Center for the Polyurethane Industry, also known as CPI, is an industrial group that represents the polyurethane industry in North America. Member companies work together to ensure that the industry handles chemicals properly and in accordance with federal, state and local regulations. Membership in this organization, which NCFI holds, provides companies with many benefits.

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Topics: Training & Support

Adding Insulation to Your Home? Here's How to Make it Through the Remodel

Posted by Becky Eades

Feb 3, 2016 2:54:54 PM

Having your home remodeling is exciting, especially when that remodel involves applying polyurethane spray foam insulation. You can't wait to enjoy your new, beautiful, and warm home. However, making it through the remodel stage, when everything is askew and there are numerous workers building in your home, can be a challenge. Here are some tips to help you survive the remodel in one piece:

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Topics: Home Design, Spray Polyurethane, NCFI

Get Your Construction Costs Down with Spray Foam

Posted by Becky Eades

Jan 27, 2016 11:30:00 AM

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Topics: Low Costs, Spray Polyurethane, NCFI

How TerraThane Saved a Slab Foundation

Posted by Becky Eades

Jan 25, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Soil erosion under buildings with slab foundations presents a major structural challenge. Such was the case at the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center, a rock climbing destination in West Virginia. Soil was eroding away from beneath the building's foundation, leading to tripping hazards as the floor buckled. There were basically two options for dealing with this: replace the floor or repair it.

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Topics: TerraThane, NCFI

The Anatomy of a Wall: Insulation to Studs

Posted by Becky Eades

Jan 21, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Whether you're remodeling your home on your own or hiring a professional to build for you, understanding the basic anatomy of a wall will help ensure you choose the right materials and designs.

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Topics: Home Design, NCFI

Good Insulation Can Help Prevent Costly Frozen Pipes

Posted by Becky Eades

Jan 19, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Nothing puts the damper on a pleasant winter day like a burst pipe - especially when everyone in the neighborhood is experiencing burst pipes, and your plumber is working overtime to solve the problem. Burst pipes can cause a remarkable amount of water damage and leave homes nearly uninhabitable. They're a lot easier to prevent than to deal with after-the-fact, and the secret to prevention is good insulation.

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Topics: InsulStar, Spray Polyurethane, NCFI, Winter

Bracing for Extreme Weather?

Posted by Becky Eades

Jan 13, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Extreme weather can wreak havoc even on new buildings. Hurricane-force winds, heavy hail, and surprise snowstorms such as the one that struck western New York in late 2014, can lead to roof collapse in the worst case scenario, and even more often, corrosion and substantial roof damage. By choosing the right materials for your construction projects, you can create sturdy, weather-resistant buildings that won't succumb to the elements.

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Topics: NCFI, Winter, EnduraMetal

Avoid a Bad Experience with Spray Foam

Posted by Becky Eades

Jan 11, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Spray foam insulation is one of the best sustainable choices that homeowners make. It offers financial benefits as well as structural ones -- that is, if it is applied properly. NCFI is dedicated to helping you ensure that your contracting employees apply spray foam in the safest, most economical ways possible. Use these tips to avoid a bad spray foam experience.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, Training & Support, Low Costs, NCFI