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Spray foam insulation can help keep your home warmer and reduce your electricity bill. According to ReEnergizeCo, spray foam insulation is one of the most durable, effective, and reliable types of insulation you can get for your home. It has the potential to last a lifetime or longer. If you’ve been looking for a way to retain heat in your home, consider hiring a spray foam insulation contractor. This isn’t a job you can typically do on your own. To safely install spray foam insulation, you should leave the task to a professional. Here are a few tips for working with a spray foam insulation contractor.

Know Where You Want the Insulation

Before you hire a spray foam insulation contractor, you should be sure that you know exactly where you want the insulation to go. You need to be able to direct the technician and give them an idea of how much insulation you plan to have installed. They should have some recommendations, but ultimately the decision is up to you. Many people insulate their ductwork, attics, or crawl spaces. The more insulation you have installed, the more heat your home will retain.

Prepare to Be Out of the Home

A spray foam insulation installation takes at least a couple of hours, in our experience. The length of time a technician is in your home depends on how much insulation they install. However long it takes, you must prepare to have your family and pets out of the home for the entire duration. Ask the professional when it is safe to return to your home after they have completed their job.

Check Your Pilot Lights After

A spray foam insulation contractor will turn off all gas valves, pilot lights, and anything else that might be connected to a gas line. When it’s safe to return home, you should check all your pilot lights to ensure they are back on and working properly. You don’t want to go for a shower later that night and find that your hot water tank has no hot water for you.

There are many ways you can prepare for a visit from a spray foam insulation contractor. You can trust that they will be able to get the job done properly and efficiently. Just ensure you know where the insulation is installed, prepare to leave your home, and check your pilot lights when you’re back. If you require a contractor, reach out to Radiant Eagle LLC today!