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Expert Spray Foam Insulation Installation

Insulation is a vital part of any building. It provides protection from the outside world and keeps your home or office comfortable and warm. Insulation services are important for any building owner.

We understand that homeowners and business owners want to ensure that they are not spending too much on their energy bills, which is often the case when buildings lack proper insulation.

With the rise of energy efficiency and renewable energy, homeowners are looking for ways to save money and reduce expenses on energy bills.

This is where insulation comes in, the importance of insulation services is that they can help you save on your heating bill, protect your home from extreme temperatures, and even make it more comfortable.

Open Cell Foam vs Closed Cell Foam

If you’ve been trying to decide what type of spray foam to use for your house or business, it’s more complicated than it seems. Although open cell and closed cell foam both insulate a building, they do in different ways.

In this section, we will review open cell foam as opposed to closed cell foam and help you choose the best product for your project.

Open and closed cell foam are two different types of spray foam insulation. They have different strengths and weaknesses, and one is not necessarily a better one.

Every homeowner and business owner needs to understand the advantages of open cell vs closed cell foam insulation in order to choose the type of foam that fits their needs. Let’s start by looking at differences between each type of foam.

The Cells

The open-cell foam is filled with cells that are not entirely encapsulated. In other words, the cells are intentionally left open which makes the foam a more flexible and softer material.

Instead the closed-cell foam is made up of cells that are completely closed, so air and moisture cannot enter the foam because of this, closed-cell foam is far more rigid and stable than open-cell foam.


Closed cell foam is much higher in density than open cell foam. The density of open cell foam is about .5 pounds per cubic foot and closed cell foam density can be higher with a density of  1.75 pounds per cubic foot or more.


A foam R-value is referred to the resistance of heat flow, in other words how well they insulate.

Closed cell foam sprayed in place usually has an R value of 7 per inch, while open cell foam normally has an R value of about 3.5 to 4 per inch sprayed. The higher rating makes closed cell foam more effective in retaining heat inside or outside a structure.

At this point, if you are still trying to decide between open cell foam and closed cell foam, here’s a quick summary including the pros of each type.

Open Cell Foam

Closed Cell Foam


Whether you’re in need of open cell foam or closed cell foam, we’re the specialists you need to get in contact with.

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