One of the key advantages that spray foam has over other insulation materials is its ability to expand. You can achieve an airtight seal with foam, it fills nooks and crannies seamlessly, so air can’t escape through.You’ll feel the difference with spray foam insulation, the difference in your heating and cooling bills will be significant. Spray foam insulations come in two forms:
For generations, fiberglass has been an excellent option for insulating your home. It’s made of fine particles of glass that are spun into fibers. Fiberglass is affordable and easily installed; that’s why it is so popular and has been around for so long. It does have its cons though, it isn’t able to provide the same R-Value compared to spray foam options, and it certainly can’t create an air barrier because of it’s fluffy texture.
Both spray foam and fiberglass insulations will keep your home much more insulated and protected than if they weren’t insulated at all, but they certainly aren’t the same. Now that spray foam insulation is widely available; it’s clear that it’s a superior product that’s able to keep your home more efficient than fiberglass can. Spray foam lasts much longer than fiberglass options and isn’t prone to mold, pests, and moisture, which make fiberglass break down quickly.