Let’s take a look at the more popular kits that the average person can buy online or at their local home improvement store. It is good to note that 1 board foot is equal to 1-square foot of coverage at 1-inch. In most cases, a minimum of 2- to 3-inches of spray foam is required to provide a proper air seal.
Touch ‘n Foam
The Touch ‘n Foam Pro System 600 is a completely self-contained two-component foam system that is portable and disposable, according to the company’s website.
The kit comes with color coded hoses, two cylinders, five conical and 5 fan nozzles, chemical resistant gloves, safety glasses, assembly wrench, and o-ring lubricant. The kit provides up to 600 board feet of polyurethane spray foam.
Here are some of the other features:
A high R-Value at 5.4 per inch.
Class A fire-rated formula.
Closed cell spray foam.
No ozone depleting chemicals.
Resists moisture that can lead to mold and mildew growth.
Bonds to a variety of materials.
The Dow Froth-Pak 650 Foam Insulation Kit is a complete and portable two-component, quick cure polyurethane spray foam kit.
The kit includes two cylinders, six cone spray nozzles, four fan spray nozzles, and a 9-foot gun hose assembly. The kit provides approximately 650 board feet of coverage.
Here are some more features:
Customizable dispensing system helps ensure a consistent flow rate, on-ratio application, and complete dispensing of product.
Blocks air infiltration.
One-hour re-entry after the product is applied.
Tack free in 30 to 40 seconds.
Class A fire-rated.
Reduces the potential for moisture, mold, mildew, allergens, and rot.
The Tiger Foam Open Cell Formula – 1350 Board Foot Spray Foam Insulation Kit is a multiple purpose open cell, low density polyurethane spray foam.
The kit includes two cylinders, a 15-foot hose, gun assembly, 10 cone nozzle tips, and kit preparation instructions. This kit provides around 1,350 board feet of coverage.
Here are some of the kit features:
Utilizes a non-flammable blowing agent.
Has excellent sound deadening qualities.
Conforms to the requirements of ASTM E84 as a “Class 2” material, tested at 4-inches of thickness.
Savings on monthly heating and cooling costs.
The spray foam kit is completely self-contained and 100 percent recyclable.
Choosing the Best DIY Spray Foam Insulation Kit for Your Home
Now you have read about the best DIY spray foam kits, you need to decide which one will work best for your project. While these manufacturers are rated as the top three, each one offers their own benefits.
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