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Is foam insulation right for you?

When it comes to insulation for your home, most people probably think of pink conventional insulation commonly seen in attics and garages. (Source: JillK61 via Flickr) When it comes to insulation for your home, most people probably think of pink conventional insulation commonly seen in attics and garages. (Source: JillK61 via Flickr)
Polyurethane spray foam could be the right choice for keeping heat out and reducing energy costs. (Source: Georgia Foam Solutions) Polyurethane spray foam could be the right choice for keeping heat out and reducing energy costs. (Source: Georgia Foam Solutions)

When it comes to insulation for your home, most people probably think of pink conventional insulation commonly seen in attics and garages.

But other solutions, like polyurethane spray foam could be the right choice for keeping heat out and reducing energy costs by up to 50 percent.

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Take a look at this insulation comparison for new homes, remodels, and rebuilds.

Conventional fiberglass insulation

  • 3 types available: faced, unfaced, and blown
  • Can be attached to any wall cavity or new construction project
  • Lower up-front cost
  • Moderate to high insulating ability

Spray foam insulation

  • 2 types available: closed cell and open cell
  • Can be applied to almost any surface in a project
  • Higher up-front cost
  • Very high insulating ability
  • Creates moisture and vapor barrier
  • Increased energy savings

Georgia Foam Solutions provides fiberglass and foam installation services to help keep your home insulated and keep your energy costs low.

Learn more about the benefits of polyurethane foam insulation from Georgia Foam Solutions at www.gafoamsolutions.com.

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