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  • Foaming the American Dream

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    Many people have chosen to carve their future out of foam, but some journeys have been a tougher road to walk. The Spray Foam Magazine team (SFMT) spoke with Uriel Rodriguez, owner of New Generation Spray Foam, LLC, about his journey into foam and how it’s making his dreams, and others, come true. read more

  • Your Guide To SprayFoam 2023 Convention & Expo

    • By SPFA
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    The world’s largest convention dedicated to all things spray foam returns to sunny Daytona Beach, Florida February 12 through 15. SprayFoam 2023 Convention & Expo promises to be another action-packed event with many returning fan favorite features, as well as all-new attractions. Here is a guide to this year’s show. read more

  • Invested in Success

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    Starting any new business can be a logistical nightmare. However, logistics can sometimes play to an owner’s advantage. The Spray Foam Magazine Team (SFMT) spoke with one company owner whose logistics have kept competition from his front door. read more

  • Train to Gain

    • By Robert Naini
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    Time and time again, when I ask SPF Contractors about their biggest challenges, by far the number one response I get is LABOR. This has been an ongoing challenge for the SPF industry for many years and as we continue to grow it will continue to become more and more of a problem. read more

  • Getting Started in Polyurea

    • By Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    So, you want to be in the polyurea spray elastomer coating and lining application business? Maybe you already are, or are in the spray-foam business, or have other coating technology application experience. That’s great! Are you obtaining and using the proper equipment to ensure a successful application? Hopefully so, but there are some issues that most people take for granted that usually end up costing time or money before the project is complete. read more

  • High Performance with a New Look

    • By James Shevlino
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    Polyurethane Machinery Corporation (PMC) recently released two innovative machines, the PK-25 and the Premier machine. Both newly engineered machines are exciting news for contractors as they have the potential to make applications increasingly efficient and functional. PMC also introduces its exciting new branding – with a newly designed logo and a sleeker powder coated finish, which incorporates a new black and red color scheme. read more

  • Attic Rain

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Staff
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    To help homeowners safeguard against problems such as attic rain, spray foam installers first need to understand their mindset and how to push prevention as well as solving attic rain hazards after they occur. read more

  • Stop & Smell the Roses

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    When spraying a building or partaking in something a little more creative, all contractors appreciate that SPF is serious business. This was also the case when entering a float into the historic Pasadena Tournament of Roses, famous ‘Rose Parade.’ The pressure was on for SPF to perform at its best while millions of spectators watched the spectacle. read more

  • The Second Act

    • By Noelle Krevetski
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    Tom Decker, owner and operator of Chicago Green Insulation has made it his personal mission to replace crime with employment. While this sounds like a daunting task, he has been deeply affected by crimes that could have been avoided, given the person who committed the crime had better access to employment and resources to better their life. read more

  • It’s Rocket Science

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    During 2020, the Spray Foam Magazine team spoke with NASA about the pending Artemis l launch. Discussing the SLS Rocket core stage, and the backbone of the rocket, we investigated how SPF would be playing its part in this historic event. read more

  • Indirect Heaters

    • By Ken Anderson
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    Spray foamers, here is a quick tech tip for you! Spray foam likes heat, but I’m not talking about air temperature. The temperature of the substrate is what’s important. The warmer the substrate, the better the adhesion, the better the yield, especially in the colder weather. read more

  • SPF is on Target

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    The Spray Foam Magazine team (SFMT) loves hearing how people in the industry have used SPF for their extracurricular activities. read more