A Strong Roof Over Your Head!
Well, who doesn’t want that? If you take a survey, you would realize that people expect the roof to be the strongest of all portions of their buildings or houses. That is so because any form of leakage from the top would necessitate extensive repairs and repairs do not come cheap.
The sturdiness of the roof guarantees that your home or your business is secure. It is therefore crucial that you do not compromise when it comes to roof insulation. When it comes to roof insulation, your insulation contractor can help you with several options to insulate and maintain a strong roof.
So, ensure you get yourselves well covered!
Hassle Free Application
The process of spray foam insulation installation is relatively quick and simple as compared to other insulation methods with minimum disruption of daily routine. It is a hassle free process that requires fewer people, and can easily be used on roofs of different shapes, sizes and types including asphalt, clay tile, concrete, built-up roofs, metal, wood or shingles.
Our Work Speaks Through Our Happy Clients
We had been getting our ceilings and walls repaired unknowingly and time and again. We called on Foam Insulation Company to help us determine the reasons for dampness on the walls of the house. Little that we knew that the problem lay in the roof or rather a weak roof. All thanks to their professional help we were able to sort the issue permanently.
Foam Insulation Company is highly dependable and solutions-oriented. Their approach to finding a problem and fixing it is worthy of every penny I have paid for the installation process. Our roof and walls are secure and strong, and with that my family too is keeping healthy.
My daughter is suffering from asthma. When our family doctor visited us last he felt the presence of pollen and allergens in the house. Foam Insulation Company not only spent ample time to locate the gaps but also dealt with it in a swift and sure manner. I thank them for their timely help and support.
TYPES OF SPRAY FOAM INSULATION
The best thing you could do for your family and your home is getting your house insulated. From lowering the energy usage to enhancing the structural integrity of your walls and roofs, insulation will make your home energy efficient, comfortable and a healthy space conducive to your wellbeing.
When it comes to SPF or spray foam insulation, there are essentially two types- Open Cell Foam and Closed Cell Foam. Understanding the difference between the two will help you understand which type of SPF will suit your needs better.
The emission of volatile organic compounds from spray foam is very low. It is also known to be CFC free. Thanks to its superior energy efficiency and its durability, it reduces the need for constant repairs, roof tear-off etc. reducing the load on landfills.
Spray foam roofing provides strong adhesion to roofs making them resistant to wind uplift. If applied right, they last for deceased and provide higher insulation value than other roofing materials.
Depending on the kind of application, the properties of spray foam vary from soft to rigid. This depends on whether your roof needs to endure the pressure of extreme weather, heavy equipment, etc.
Benefits of Spray Foam Roofing
- Weather Resistant
Polyurethane spray foam or SPF is known to withstand extreme weather conditions, making it a great choice for your roofing insulation needs.
- Seamless and Secure
Your home or business can either gain or lose significant amounts of heat because of air leaks. A spray foam roof insulation system creates a seamless and unmatched air barrier. It also helps even out any surface, preventing water from collecting. It is also immune to leaks and highly resistant to chemical damage.
If that’s not enough it adds additional protection against air and moisture infiltration through HVAC vents, skylights etc.
The repairs and maintenance of a roofing system can add up to a significant amount over the years. Repairing leaks and maintenance of roofs are common issues. Spray foam roofs require minimal maintenance and upkeep and help you save significantly through reduced repair and maintenance costs.
Why Spray Foam Insulation for Roof
Spray foam insulation for roofs is gaining popularity by the day for both homes and businesses.
A spray foam roofing system not only insulates but seals as well. When done right, it creates a leak-free barrier over the whole roof, offering better protection and insulation compared to other roofing systems with an estimated R-value of almost 7 per inch. Spray foam systems are generally seamless, watertight and almost always maintenance free. It is a great way to repair hold or damaged roofs, creating a clean, well-sealed, long-lasting surface.
What’s more is that spray foam roofing systems are durable. They are able to withstand heavy weather conditions and have reflective surfaces that help conserve energy efficiently while adding insulation value. More and more homeowners as well as business owners are choosing spray foam for their roofing insulation considering that it is the best option to save you energy while protecting you from the extreme weather outside.
Why Care for the Roof
You may be amazed to know that roof insulation ensures that your house or business is ‘green’ and eco-friendly. Isn’t that amazing?
If you’re wondering how, it reduces energy consumption manifold, which means that your home or building can have more or natural conditioning along with the support of HVAC or any other means. An unhealthy roof is the primary cause of several infections at home. It is one of the biggest sources of mildew, mold, and fungi.
And guess what? Insulating a roof requires lesser materials, effort and money than insulating walls or other areas of your home or business. Did you know that despite installing insulation on the roof, your house or business can still be well ventilated?
Yes. The insulation is placed under the roof deck. As against the normal temperature of 150°, it falls within the range of 80°-90°. It elevates the plane from the ceiling to the roof deck, which caters for well conditioned space in the attic.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wouldn’t roof insulation suffocate the environment?
No! In fact it will provide for a healthier disease free environment. Roof insulation caters to ventilation too as insulation is placed under the roof deck. It elevates the plane from the ceiling to the roof deck, which provides a conditioned space in the attic. As against the normal temperature of 150°, it falls within the range of 80°-90°.
What kind of problems can occur because of a weak roof?
There are many that can be listed. Damming and water leakage invite growth of mold and fungi which is extremely unhealthy. The water trickles down the cracks and leads to dampness and further damages, for which the repairs could be costly. Seepage from the roofs can also cause damages in the wiring or lead to short circuits. The insulation prevents fire and other accidents.
Fiberglass is the traditional form of roof insulation. It can never be a permanent solution to maintaining the desired air conditioning inside because it will always have space for air to pass through. Roof insulation on the other hand seals completely, protecting the roof from elements outside.