The Science of Experience



R-Value is Only the Beginning of Spray Foam Benefits

Posted by Emillie Lee

Mar 18, 2016 11:30:00 AM

There are so many choices when it comes to home insulation,, and no one choice is truly fit for all situations. However, closed-cell spray foam is an effective and sustainable choice for many construction projects. Its benefits go far beyond an increased resale value. If you're building a home or considering adding additional insulation, we highly suggest spray foam as a sustainable option.

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Topics: R-Value, Soundproofing, Air Quality, NCFI

Why You Need Great Foam Padding Beneath Your Carpet

Posted by Becky Eades

Sep 25, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Have you ever walked across a carpeted room and thought "wow, that's really comfortable carpet?" Although carpet quality is certainly variable, it's more often the padding beneath the carpet that determines whether it feels soft and comfortable or firm and stiff. Carpet padding serves a number of important functions, and thus it's important to choose the best padding you can afford.

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Topics: Soundproofing, Carpet Padding

Create Healthier Homes by Insulating from Noise

Posted by Becky Eades

Sep 11, 2015 11:00:00 AM

When most people think of insulation, they think of creating a heat barrier. But there's another important reason to insulate your home well: to provide a noise barrier. Noise is more of a concern than you might imagine. In fact, noise pollution can lead to a number of health consequences. Therefore, it's best to use the best insulating materials for your construction projects so you can create as healthy of a home as possible.

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Topics: Home Design, Safety, Soundproofing

Did You Hear that Polyurethane Foam Can Help With Soundproofing?

Posted by Becky Eades

Aug 10, 2015 3:38:01 PM

Soundproofing is often a consideration that falls by the wayside in planning construction. However, a soundproof home is a more comfortable one, since it shields its occupants from the distractions of the outside world. Soundproofing is also an indication of high quality construction and effective insulation.

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Topics: Home Design, Soundproofing