Spray foam, also known as expanding foam or spray insulation, is a polyurethane based product made from a combination of two liquid chemicals: isocyanate and polyol resin. When put together, they rapidly expand to greater than 30 times the original volume.
Once fully cured, which takes minutes, every crack and crevasse becomes filled, outside infiltration is eliminated, and the compound adds rigidity and strength to the area.
Spray foam has been in use for over thirty years and continues to gain traction among contractors and customers worldwide. Despite its costliness, spray foam insulation for Ottawa residents is a solid investment. Its benefits can be plainly seen, both in the short and long terms.
Not only can Spraytech Insulation impeccably apply top-quality spray foam, thereby reducing heat exchange, stopping air leaks, and increasing you property’s energy efficiency, they can also help keep moisture, pests, and gaseous agents out.
A recent analysis showed that homes with spray foam can reduce energy usage up to 5,638 kWh per year compared to the same home insulated and air sealed with other insulation. This amounts a greenhouse gas reduction of 1,556 kg of CO2 per year or, a 33% reduction in the annual emissions of a car.