Let Professionals Do It: Why You Should Never DIY Spray Foam Insulation

Spray Foam InsulationDIY websites and online video hubs such as YouTube are extremely helpful to homeowners who wish to save money on some home improvements. You can easily find step-by-step instructions on how to do practically everything on your own. While getting creative and learning how to become your own handyman could be great, there are some things you should leave to professionals. We’ve seen it happen — spray foam insulation gone bad in homes just because it wasn’t done properly.

Spray foam insulation, simply put, is a mixture of chemicals that create a layer of foam for a more energy efficient home. Usually installed in attics, this works on most if not all architectural designs. It creates a barrier between your home and the outside environment so it remains warm in the winter and cool during the summer indoors.

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