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What is spray foam insulation and what is it made of?

Spray foam insulation is comprised of two chemicals that react when combined and cause the foam to expand when installed to fill cracks and crevices. Spray foam insulation both insulates and seals air leaks…

What is the best R-value for insulation?

R-value measures the insulation’s resistance to heat traveling through it according to ENERGY STAR a higher R-value means the insulation has more…

Expert Insulation for Educational Facilities

It is important to properly insulate educational facilities. Professional insulation and air sealing can help reduce annual operating costs and outside noise transfer.

Does Your Crawl Space Have Moisture Problems?

Along with the warmer weather comes rain showers and winter thawing. While most of us delight in…

IT IS SPRING AND TIME TO INSPECT YOUR CRAWL SPACE

Spring is already here, so we can expect sunnier and warmer days. We can also expect to see melting from the winter and spring…

Why Insulate Your Pole Barn

People insulate their pole barns to be more comfortable, regulate the temperature and cut down on noise. Pole barns have very thin, metal walls…

Good, Better and Best Options for Attic Insulation

The attic usually comes to mind first when considering home insulation. Since airflow in structures moves upward, it naturally pulls conditioned indoor air up through the attic and out of the home. Help keep conditioned air from escaping and keep your home at a comfortable temperature by making your attic energy efficient. We have rated … Continue reading “Good, Better and Best Options for Attic Insulation”

Why You Should Air Seal and How Spray Foam Can Help

Air sealing is the process of reducing the amount of air that leaks in and out of your home. It is an important step to reduce energy costs, reduce drafts and cold spots, help keep out pests and allergens, and increase the overall air quality in your home. Air leakage occurs when outside air enters … Continue reading “Why You Should Air Seal and How Spray Foam Can Help”

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief

Hurricane Harvey was the strongest storm to make landfall in the Texas Coastal Bend area since Hurricane Carla in September 1961. The flooding resulting from Harvey’s flooding is one of the worst weather disasters in U.S. history. It’s estimated the storm damage will amount to billions of dollars. Even though Hurricane Harvey is off the … Continue reading “Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief”

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT: Sidewall Spray Foam Poultry House

Delmarva Spray Foam and Delmarva Insulation were contracted to install sidewall spray foam insulation in three poultry houses. The customer was experiencing issues with three 50’ x 550’ poultry houses. The structures were below standard static pressure, a result of air leaking around plywood and fiberglass insulation in the sidewalls of the structures. Additionally, the … Continue reading “PROJECT HIGHLIGHT: Sidewall Spray Foam Poultry House”

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT: Full Spray Foam Residential Home

Delmarva Spray Foam and Delmarva Insulation were contracted by McGregor Custom Homes to install spray foam in a new home in Rehoboth Beach Yacht and Country Club. Throughout the building process, the buyer was focused on energy efficiency and comfort. With this home’s location off Rehoboth Bay, the buyer was concerned about the impact of … Continue reading “PROJECT HIGHLIGHT: Full Spray Foam Residential Home”

How to Check Your House for Wasted Energy

A home energy audit is done to determine methods for reducing energy use, saving money on utility bills, and improving overall comfort in a home. Some of the same methods used by professionals can be duplicated in your own home analysis. Here are some tips on what to look for and how to make any … Continue reading “How to Check Your House for Wasted Energy”

Ventilation: Why it Matters and What You Need to Know

As homes become more efficient, proper ventilation is increasingly important. Green building techniques and tighter building envelopes require proper air exchange to manage indoor air quality. Why the increase in air quality problems? Older homes were “naturally” ventilated through uncontrolled air leaks and building products were manufactured without flame retardants and other additives. Today’s building … Continue reading “Ventilation: Why it Matters and What You Need to Know”

Suffering from Allergies? Air Seal Your Home!

When winter begins to fade, thoughts of warm days and green grass are welcome. If you suffer from allergies, spring brings many symptoms that can make the season hard to bear. If you or someone in your home suffers from allergies, air sealing your home is one way to keep pollen, dust and other irritants … Continue reading “Suffering from Allergies? Air Seal Your Home!”

5 Energy-Saving Features Your Home Should Have

Looking to upgrade your home with energy-efficient features? These five ideas will contribute to energy savings in your home: #1 Exterior Doors    Choosing the right exterior door for a home should be a carefully thought-out decision. When choosing a door for your home, first consider the door’s energy-performance ratings. This rating scores how well each … Continue reading “5 Energy-Saving Features Your Home Should Have”

Let’s Talk R-Value

What’s this “R” thing all about when it comes to insulation? The “R” in R-value measures an insulation product’s resistance to heat flow. The higher the R-value, the greater resistance to heat flow and better thermal performance of the insulation. R-value is important in determining how much insulation is needed in each area of your … Continue reading “Let’s Talk R-Value”

Thinking Spring? Think About Your Crawl Space.

Spring means warmer weather and sunny days ahead. It’s also the time for winter melting and showers. Having your crawl space in proper condition will help keep water out of your crawl and help maintain the structural integrity of your home. Visit plunge san diego. Here are a few things to keep in mind when … Continue reading “Thinking Spring? Think About Your Crawl Space.”

Insulation for Poultry Houses

Protecting your crop or livestock from the elements and pests is an important part of any agricultural business. Properly insulating your agricultural building can mean the difference between profit and loss. Delmarva Spray Foam has vast experience installing spray foam insulation in a variety of agricultural buildings, including poultry houses. We recommend installing Quik-Shield 180 … Continue reading “Insulation for Poultry Houses”

Injection Foam

Existing homes can lose up to 35% of its energy efficiency through poorly insulated walls. This not only affects your home’s energy efficiency, it affects your home’s comfort. Most homeowners don’t know foam insulation can be added to the exterior walls of their existing home. Where historically spray foam insulation could only be applied in … Continue reading “Injection Foam”

Celebrating our Veterans and Thirty Years

We are proud to salute our partner company, Southland Insulators, and their celebration of 30 years in business. In celebration of this milestone, founder Gerald R. Palmer and his team chose to make a special donation to benefit the life of a wounded warrior. To read more about Southland Insulators and this donation, click here. 

Suffering from Allergies? Did you know…

Do you or someone you love suffer from asthma or asthma-related attacks? It’s estimated that 26 million Americans are affected by asthma or asthma-related conditions. It’s proven that these attacks have a direct link to air quality — and air sealing your home can help. In the lungs of asthma sufferers, swollen airways become extra … Continue reading “Suffering from Allergies? Did you know…”

Save Up To $500 By Adding Insulation to Your Home!

Adequate insulation is one of the most cost-effective ways a homeowner can save money on their annual energy bills! No matter the season, insulation helps to keep your heating or cooling bills in line. Thanks to the renewed energy tax credit, you can save both on your utility bill and your insulation investment! Here is … Continue reading “Save Up To $500 By Adding Insulation to Your Home!”

We Foam more than Homes!

It’s natural to think of spray foam insulation for a home. Did you know we foam more than homes? We recently completed a job for a pest control company. The were looking to find a way to control the temperature inside their vehicle to prevent their product from freezing during cold winter temps. Spray foam is the answer! By … Continue reading “We Foam more than Homes!”

We’re more than Spray Foam

We love spray foam! Spray foam insulation is a top choice for most insulation projects. With the evolution of building science and an increased focus on energy efficiency, spray foam is becoming more and more popular.  Why? Spray foam insulation has many benefits. In short, spray foam increases a building’s R-value and seals air leaks with one application, keeping conditioned … Continue reading “We’re more than Spray Foam”

A bit about us, and about spray foam insulation

Did you know insulating and air sealing are the most important ways to conserve energy and reduce your carbon footprint? Spray foam insulation air seals and insulates in one step, so you are getting both benefits in one product. If you are looking to install spray foam insulation, look no further than Delmarva Spray Foam. … Continue reading “A bit about us, and about spray foam insulation”

Delmarva Spray Foam Celebrates the Holidays

We believe a happy team results in happy customers. We took time out of our busy schedule to celebrate the holidays and a successful year with a holiday breakfast. Check out Up Town Jungle website.   In late December our team gathered at the Backyard Restaurant for good times and a few laughs. The installer … Continue reading “Delmarva Spray Foam Celebrates the Holidays”

Employee of the Quarter – Daniel Conaway

Daniel Conaway has been elected the employee of the quarter.    Daniel joined Delmarva Spray Foam on September 11, 2013 and has proven to be a vital part of our team. He brings great knowledge to repairing all the equipment on our trucks. He has put in many extra hours doing these tasks that, saving … Continue reading “Employee of the Quarter – Daniel Conaway”