Spray Foam Insulation vs Fiberglass Insulation

Out of all the decisions that homeowners have to make, insulation is one that is often overlooked. But it is also one that affects the homeowners in the long run. Spray Foam and Fiberglass are the two types of insulation that are used most often. Fiberglass insulation slows the transfer of heat by trapping the air inside glass fibers. On the other hand, spray foam is a combination of two chemicals, a polymer, and a foaming agent. The advantage of spray foam is that it expands to about 100 times its volume and then hardens. Therefore, it can contract and expand with the building and can fill in air gaps. There are primarily two types of spray foam – open …