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Resilience In Action: Get Severe Weather Protection From Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation
When people think of severe weather disaster mitigation they often think of roof systems and shutters. Well, also let’s not forget impact resistant glass. However, what is behind the walls? That’s because it can have an enormous impact. Impact on what happens to a home in a weather event.
Closed-cell spray polyurethane foam insulation (ccSPF) is the ideal insulation for hurricane and severe weather zones.
1. Adds structural strength
2. Provides wind uplift resistance
3. Offers water resistance
4. Is cost-effective
5. Is easy to install
6. Provides durability and energy efficiency
7. Could qualify for rebates, tax credits, and reduced insurance premiums.
A lot of old homes aren’t properly insulated, or the insulation simply doesn’t match the current standards. This results in your home leaking hot air during winter and cold air during summer. You can call in a professional to perform a complete energy audit and tell you exactly where you need to strengthen or completely replace the insulation. Your home’s insulation is probably the last thing you’d want to skimp out on, so make sure to invest in high-quality insulation. If you happened to notice asbestos, avoid removing it by yourself at all costs and hire a professional to deal with it.
Check out this short ebook on the facts about ccSPF performance in severe weather. It includes a comparison chart with traditional materials and stats on the impact of some of the harshest hurricanes to hit the United States in the last 15 years.