Jennifer Wilson Jennifer Wilson is brand manager for Rhino Linings Corporation, a privately-held corporation and world leader in protective sprayed and/or rolled polyurethane, polyaspartic, epoxy coatings and linings and polyurethane foam systems for vehicle, industrial, municipal, commercial and residential applications. www
We get this question all of the time when we talk to people about their insulation choices. Both open cell and closed cell spray foam insulations stop the movement of air and slow down the transfer of heat. Both are...
First, youve got to understand that your house is a system with multiple parts working together. If you use single pane windows and spray foam insulation, your home is not going to perform well. You cant skimp in one area...
I know granite countertops can add to the value of my home, but can energy-efficient products also help when it comes to resale?
Having an energy-efficient home can make it more valuable when it comes time to sell it, and thats a trend that is not likely to change. According to the Appraisal Journal, every $1 decreased from a homes utility bills, increases its market value by approximately $40.
Yes, but youre not exactly comparing apples to apples with that question. When compared to traditional insulations like fiberglass or cellulose, spray foam insulations like DuraTite or BioBased Insulation® by Rhino Linings do cost more upfront, but their are important factors to keep in mind.
In an extremely tight home, the air inside your home becomes stale and unhealthy. But in most homes, theres a fair amount of ventilation, however its usually due to outside air entering and conditioned air leaving your house uncontrollably through cracks and openings.
All spray foam insulations install as a liquid that instantly expands to fill between the studs in a wall cavity or ceiling joists. You can retrofit your home with spray foam insulation in a couple of different ways.
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