Sprayed Foam Insulation: Why Homeowners MUST Proceed with Caution

I’ve been following this interesting article and wanted to share a portion of it with you here. Please read it fully by going to the following link. If you have any thoughts or ideas you wish to share, please post your feed back on our web site at www.carahs.org or on our LinkedIn group. Thanks you, Alec Caldwell

Sprayed Foam Insulation: Why Homeowners MUST Proceed with Caution

by Trish Holder, Jan 08, 2012

“I remember being surprised that the fumes were relatively low – not really bothersome to me even during the application.  I was surprised because a few months earlier I was at another under-construction home during a spray foam installation, also closed-cell and the fumes were so overwhelming that to this day I worry if what I inhaled that day may one day manifest itself as cancer”

Read the full article at:  www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5562266130539618312&gid=1792378&type=member&item=88489043&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.greenspirationhome.com%2F%3Fp%3D1501&urlhash=guJn&goback=.gde_1792378_member_88489043

In reply: LYDIA on January 11, 2012 recent experience with spray foam leads me to conclude that, though it is very effective, this is neither a green nor always a safe technology. A recent disaster” (Read fully at above link)

In reply: Tom on January 13, 2012

“As a small A/C contractor I have been preaching – Do your homework first!
Most contractors belong to a professional organization that offers “best practices”. A few minutes on the web could save them money and stress. They should ask their contractor for contact referrals for recent customers” (Read fully at above link)




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