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The Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation

We receive many questions about spray foam insulation and its benefits in your home. Many homeowners feel intimidated when it comes to building science and are especially wary of seemingly uncommon solutions like spray foam insulation.  For this issue’s Q & A, we will answer the questions you’re all asking. What is spray foam insulation? Spray foam insulation is a spray-applied cellular product created by two materials - isocyanate and polyurethane. When combined, these substances...

The Danger of VOCs in the Home

VOCs, or Volatile Organic Compounds, are organic materials which evaporate and diffuse easily at ambient temperature and are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids. For those of us that desire wellness centered living, VOCs in the home can drastically affect our health. VOCs are emitted by a wide array of building materials, paints, and common consumer products that are known to trigger nausea, headaches, asthma, respiratory irritation and allergies. These chemicals, if not...