Spray foam insulation is an air barrier material that seals walls, floors, and ceiling cavities against air movement. It includes spaces around electrical outlets and lightweight fixtures and where walls meet windows and doors. In new construction, you can spray it into an open cavity, like attics, crawl spaces, and rim joists.
Here are practical ways and helpful guides on spray foam insulation installation.
You must use proper gear. The wearing of proper gears is necessary for every spray foam installer.
It would be best if you protect your lungs using a respirator. Also, wear chemical-resistant gloves and protective goggles.
Don’t spray a wet surface. The installer should know that spraying a wet surface can put the project in trouble. Ensure to test the moisture level before you spray.
Ensure to have a plan before doing the job. It is best to have a plan before you pull out the trigger. Ensure that you have a clean room before starting the job and plan on what areas you need to spray first. Ensure to have your ladder is ready for high spots. Set up a vent outdoors. You can also test the gun spray by pointing at a garbage object.
Watch the video and learn how pros do effective spray foam insulation installation.