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  • The Spray Foam Industry Remains Strong as We Enter 2024

    • By Simon Baker: Global President of Huntsman Building Solutions
    • Added on Jan 17, 2024

    As we kick off 2024, I’m happy to report that the spray foam industry is thriving. While it is true that construction projects and contractors are still feeling the impacts of inflation and high interest rates, demand for spray foam continues to grow. Additionally, inflation has slowed considerably and many expect interest rate cuts will begin this year. These factors bode well for contractors, installers, manufacturers and suppliers of spray foam. read more

  • One of Their Own

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Imagine just buying and moving into your first house, only to have that excitement torn away as a hurricane blows through and floods the home’s lower level one week later. That’s exactly what happened to Profoam’s Noelle Krevetski and her partner Mike Byrnes. The place was a mess, with many of their unpacked possessions ruined. Just as they thought all was lost, the phone rang! read more

  • A Pinch of Good Fortune

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Spray polyurethane foam is highly regarded in the U.S. for its versatile insulating capabilities. But it’s less well-known in other areas around the world, like the Australian island of Tasmania. Roofing expert-turned insulation professional Ryan Worn founded Spray Foam Insulation Tasmania with the goal of making Tasmania more energy-efficient, one structure at a time. read more

  • What’s in That Stuff?

    • By The Foamgineer
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Have you ever wondered what’s in those A and B-side drums that makes the liquid turn into the rigid, airtight and highly insulative materials you can apply to just about anything? What causes it to turn from liquid to foam? Have you noticed that roofing foam takes longer to expand than wall foam or even open-cell foam? How and why? In this article, we’re going to ask the dumb questions you’ve always wanted to know but didn’t want to ask. read more

  • Spill the Beans

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Love them or hate them, golf carts have been popular in the U.S. since the 1950s. However, it was a few decades earlier when the first golf cart was made in 1932 by disabled golfer Lyman Beecher, in his home state of Florida. Beecher improved upon his initial design by adding six car batteries and two more wheels to make it independently operated, but it was only suitable for short distances. read more

  • Revolutionizing Home Insulation

    • By DAP
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Traditionally, spray foam applications have involved complex, two-part systems that can be challenging to set up and use effectively. Recognizing the need for a more user-friendly alternative, DAP has created a convenient one-part solution that offers the spray performance of a 2-Component foam system. read more

  • Spraying Success

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Jennifer Hristovski is the Marketing Director and partner at SprayWorks Equipment in Brimsfield Ohio, and the author of the children’s book My Dad is a Foamer, published in October 2023.* To write the book, she drew inspiration from her own childhood as the daughter of a spray foam professional. read more

  • SprayFoam 2024 is Right Around the Corner

    • By Rick Duncan
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Spray foamers across the country are anxiously anticipating traveling to Las Vegas in early March for the world’s largest convention dedicated to all things spray foam – SprayFoam 2024 Convention & Expo. This year’s event is being held March 3rd through the 6th at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, the official conference and hotel venue, which boasts easy access to the Strip (and all it offers) via a monorail stop just steps outside. read more

  • The Crane Game

    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Contractors are used to weighing up the pros and cons of bidding on projects. However, a job occasionally comes along where a contractor’s intuition pushes them to bid on it. It’s not because of the size and scope of the job, but it’s the challenge and importance of helping a client in need. Such a venture happened to Titan Applicators, LLC in Denver, Colorado. read more

  • Touchdown or Foam Touch

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    The impressive structure of the Kyle Field American football stadium sits on the campus of Texas A&M University (TAMU) in College Station, Texas. It has been home to the Texas A&M Aggies football team since Spring 1905, with a permanent concrete stadium being constructed in 1927. TAMU has updated their stadium several times over the past 96 years and in two recent projects, SPF was applied to both Kyle Field’s new suites and their metal framed indoor training facility (ITF). read more