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  • One for the Books

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Spray polyurethane foam’s versatility as a product means that some savvy business owners choose to segment their service markets to reach a wider customer base. Chris Lenchyshyn is one such owner. Together with his family, he owns and operates two spray foam companies in Niverville, Manitoba; Cold Country Spray Foam and Slab-Jack Kings, under the corporation name Prairie Wide Spray Foam (PWSF). read more

  • Riding High

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    The city of Spring Creek is a rural community situated in a rugged valley close to the Ruby Mountains in central Elko County, Nevada. Starting out as a planned community in the 1970s, The Spring Creek Association (HOA) is one of the largest in the country and has a lot to offer its residents. With a 32-acre stocked lake, a private marina, an 18-hole golf course, skeet range, as well as a pistol and rifle range, this community is impressive. read more

  • Foam is Where the Heart Is

    • By Ashley brooks
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Nick Racioppo experienced every homeowner’s nightmare– his family’s New Jersey home caught fire after a barbeque grill unexpectedly ignited while he slept. Though no one in his family was hurt, the Racioppo’s had no choice but to entirely rebuild their home due to the extensive fire damage. read more

  • Feeling Chile

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on May 14, 2024

    Aguas Magallanes is a water treatment plant, responsible for the water supply to the city of Punta Arenas, Chile. Due to its geographical position and extreme winter temperatures, the plant’s indoor water pools often freeze in the colder months. Therefore, they desperately needed superior insulation to help retain a steady temperature in the premises especially during the winter season. read more

  • Making Waves

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Feb 27, 2024

    Life aboard a houseboat evokes images of endless sun tanning, cold beverages, and floating leisurely from one beach to the next as the captain of one’s own ship. In modern houseboats, there’s endless relaxation potential—with massive, luxurious, custom-built vessels available with all the comforts of an on-land home, such as multiple rooms, stories, solar panels, and interior living quarters impeccably sealed, insulated, and sound-proofed with spray polyurethane foam. read more

  • Touchdown or Foam Touch

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    The impressive structure of the Kyle Field American football stadium sits on the campus of Texas A&M University (TAMU) in College Station, Texas. It has been home to the Texas A&M Aggies football team since Spring 1905, with a permanent concrete stadium being constructed in 1927. TAMU has updated their stadium several times over the past 96 years and in two recent projects, SPF was applied to both Kyle Field’s new suites and their metal framed indoor training facility (ITF). read more

  • Spill the Beans

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Love them or hate them, golf carts have been popular in the U.S. since the 1950s. However, it was a few decades earlier when the first golf cart was made in 1932 by disabled golfer Lyman Beecher, in his home state of Florida. Beecher improved upon his initial design by adding six car batteries and two more wheels to make it independently operated, but it was only suitable for short distances. read more

  • Puttin' on the Ritz

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    On the Mark Spray Foam, LLC. are based in Tampa, Florida, and they have won some impressive jobs as a preferred vendor of the city. They recently completed a commercial project utilizing their experience, logistics and patience. read more

  • A Pinch of Good Fortune

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Spray polyurethane foam is highly regarded in the U.S. for its versatile insulating capabilities. But it’s less well-known in other areas around the world, like the Australian island of Tasmania. Roofing expert-turned insulation professional Ryan Worn founded Spray Foam Insulation Tasmania with the goal of making Tasmania more energy-efficient, one structure at a time. read more

  • The Crane Game

    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Contractors are used to weighing up the pros and cons of bidding on projects. However, a job occasionally comes along where a contractor’s intuition pushes them to bid on it. It’s not because of the size and scope of the job, but it’s the challenge and importance of helping a client in need. Such a venture happened to Titan Applicators, LLC in Denver, Colorado. read more

  • Rising Strong

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and no one knows that better than firefighters and city planners. So, when a construction crew located cracks in the concrete floor of the Ottawa Fire Hall’s Station 56 during a remodel, the City of Ottawa acted fast. An engineering report determined that the cracking had not yet affected the building’s structural integrity, but indicated it was only a matter of time. read more

  • What’s in That Stuff?

    • By The Foamgineer
    • Added on Jan 16, 2024

    Have you ever wondered what’s in those A and B-side drums that makes the liquid turn into the rigid, airtight and highly insulative materials you can apply to just about anything? What causes it to turn from liquid to foam? Have you noticed that roofing foam takes longer to expand than wall foam or even open-cell foam? How and why? In this article, we’re going to ask the dumb questions you’ve always wanted to know but didn’t want to ask. read more