• Guarding the Flame

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jul 15, 2024

    The modern-day Olympic torches are built to withstand any weather conditions, but what about the vessel that helps transport the torch to its destination? The 2024 Olympic flame was lit on April 16th in Athens marking the start of its 1,242-mile journey from the port of Piraeus in Greece to its arrival in Marseille, France on May 8th. 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

  • Simply Marv-Ellis

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Feb 27, 2024

    The holiday decorations were placed back in their boxes and everyone had returned to work. It’s also at that moment when the Spray Foam Magazine team (SFMT) got excited to make their final decision for their Contractor of the Year (COTY) contest. With applications all printed out, the team sat around a large boardroom table and the discussions began. 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

  • A Gig at the Hard Rock

    • By William Bale & Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Nov 30, 2023

    Jeremy Klein was on his way home to South Florida. As the plane made its final approach to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport from New York, he looked out the cabin window and was able to take in the spectacle of lights below. Even at a great height, the giant guitar of the Hard Rock Hotel was visible, with its flashing melodic colors shooting into the sky. Jeremy felt a special connection with the structure and building below, knowing that he played a part in bringing it to life. read more

  • Faith, Trust, and a Little Bit of... Spray Foam

    • By Ashley Brooks
    • Added on Sep 27, 2023

    Peter Pan and Wendy, released on Disney+ earlier this year, is a modern live-action remake of the classic fairy tale, Peter Pan. The film features beautiful, scenic backdrops in its depiction of Neverland, most of which was filmed on site in British Columbia, Canada. But other larger-than-life set pieces required more than just a gorgeous location and good lighting to achieve. read more

  • Nothing to Sphere

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jul 30, 2023

    The impressive column-free interior bowled roof, otherwise known as the MSG Sphere, dominates the horizon on the Las Vegas Strip. Weighing just over 13,000 tons, the mighty steel framed, dome-shaped roof trusses?were welded and bolted together, which also presented the challenge of ensuring it was all watertight. What kind of roofing company could deal with such a vast and unusual shaped roofing system; an iconic project that has never been completed before? The Spray Foam Magazine team (SFMT) s read more

  • The Rig

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    One of the many great things about the spray foam industry is some of the great people it attracts. Not only do these standout characters bring light and entertainment to what can be a tough business, they bring creativity too. The Spray Foam Magazine team (SFMT) wanted to see how this ingenuity was incorporated into the rigs. Therefore, we decided to hold a competition to feature one contractor’s winning rig design on Spray Foam Magazine’s Summer Issue 2023 cover. read more

  • Stop & Smell the Roses

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Feb 01, 2023

    When spraying a building or partaking in something a little more creative, all contractors appreciate that SPF is serious business. This was also the case when entering a float into the historic Pasadena Tournament of Roses, famous ‘Rose Parade.’ The pressure was on for SPF to perform at its best while millions of spectators watched the spectacle. read more

  • Simplify to Magnify

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Nov 30, 2022

    During the last few months, the Spray Foam Magazine Team (SFMT) has been inundated with submissions for 2022 Contractor of the Year. Every year the SFMT goes through these submissions and asks the most crucial question, What makes someone a winner? This year, the competition was intense and, not to sound cliché, but from the entries we read, everyone’s a winner to some degree. read more

  • Holding Out for a Hero

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Sep 29, 2022

    Michael Delfino Jr. is part owner of Delfino Insulation, a family owned and operated business since 1955. The company started with a small pickup truck and garage, with Michael Delfino Sr. at the helm. Together with his sons and grandchildren, Delfino Insulation has since grown into a multi-faceted, insulation company with a reputation of going beyond the responsibilities of a typical subcontractor. read more