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Top 10 Questions To Ask Your Spray Foam Contractor.


Questions

Maritime Insulators Ltd

What kind of spray foam do you use, where is it manufactured, and can I have a copy of the technical date sheet? Technical date sheets are available for almost every type of spray foam on the web. This makes it easy to compare different foams

Yes

Do I need to leave the area you are spraying? All closed cell spray foam requires a 24 hour vacancy. This is stated on the technical data sheet.

Yes

Is your spray foam rig heated? This is important because if it doesn’t have the proper heating system the foam will not get warm enough to be installed properly.

Yes

Does your spray foam rig have a generator to run your equipment. If they do not have a generator they will have to hook up through your electrical panel to run their equipment and use your power. This should be done by a certified electrician.

Yes

Do you protect the area from over spray from the spray foam? Do you cover studs with tape to leave a clean finish when done spray foaming so drywall can be installed easily? Do you cover items and windows with plastic to avoid them from getting spray foam on them?

Yes

Does the price include seal double studs, top plates and other areas like this with acoustical sealant?

Yes

Does the price include sealing around windows and doors with foam? This process is done with can foam that has a lower pressure.

Yes

Do you clean up and take your mess with you when you leave?

Yes

Are your workers trained and certified for the work they will be preforming? Ask to see their certification card when they arrive. They should have them on them.

Yes

Do you practice safe work procedures? Do you wear proper PPE like, full face mask, forced air for the sprayer, protective clothing, etc.

Yes


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