Foam insulation is one of the types of insulation for the home that has the highest insulation rating. There are several reasons why it’s that way. Here I will not brief you the reasons why, instead I’ll show you the more interesting topic which is about diy foam insulation. Typically, the foam insulation will be installed by a professional, but still you can consider trying the more economical way. Just consider to rent the professional equipment and install it on your own. It will be a great option, especially if you want to safe your money economically.
Diy foam insulation is actually not a very hard job that you can easily doing it as long as you follow the instructions below carefully. First, I’ll brief you the materials and preparation that you should prepare to do such kind of diy project. What you should prepare are breathing apparatus, gloves and long pants and sleeves. They are important as the spray foam has toxic chemicals in it prior to it drying. So, all of those things will be much helpful to keep you safe during the insulation process. Another thing that you should do is obtaining the closed cell foam and a professional spray machine. Then consider also removing all of the fiberglass sheets from the existing insulation in your home. Ensure that you’ve properly disposed them. Furthermore, according to sprayfoamdirect.com, typically a home built prior to 1990 may have asbestos in the fiberglass, so just remove them by either doing it yourself or asking for the professional help. Remove also the mold, if you have any. You can proceed with the installation once you have removed the existing insulation.
Another thing that you need to recognize once having a diy foam insulation is the technique and tips. There are some technique and tips, yet unluckily I’ll brief you much further about it later.