Unwanted moisture can easily find its way into a house. Learn problems that water can cause and ways to avoid water damage catastrophes in your home.Continue reading
Crawl Space Insulation- Does Your Home Need It?
Crawl spaces can affect both the air quality, efficiency, comfort, and integrity of your home. Learn how to ensure that the crawl space in your home is operating at its best.Continue reading
5 Tips for HVAC Maintenance
Every day your HVAC system goes to work for you. Learn find a few simple HVAC maintenance tips to help you know how to take care of your HVAC system so it can continue taking care of you for many years to come.Continue reading
Advantages of Foam Insulation – It’s More Versatile than You Think
Insulation is more versatile than you may realize. Providing an air seal, creating a moisture barrier and dampening sound are just a few of the advantages of foam insulation. Read on and learn more.Continue reading
Insulation for Mobile and Modular Homes
What is the best insulation for mobile and modular homes? Learn about 3 types of mobile home insulation: fiberglass, foam board, and foam.Continue reading
What are Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)?
You can find volatile organic compounds in all sorts of products. There are literally thousands of chemicals that produce VOCs. So, how do you avoid filling your home with VOCs?Continue reading
The History of Insulation
Just like the structure of the physical building has progressed, so has the way humans have kept the climate of those structures comfortable with thermal insulation. Learn more about how insulation has advanced over time.Continue reading
Fun Facts About Home Insulation
The insulation in your home is one of the most important things keeping you happy and comfortable in your home. Here are some interesting facts you may not have known about insulation.Continue reading
How Can RetroFoam of the Carolinas Help Me Limit My Environmental Footprint?
The bigger your environmental footprint, the more of an impact you have on the world around you. Learn how RetroFoam’s injection foam is helping homeowners reduce their environmental footprint.Continue reading
Is Foam Insulation Safe?
Are there any harmful chemicals in the foam that will affect the well-being of your home and those living in your household?Continue reading
Insulation: How to Become the Coolest Version of Yourself
How can you stay cool during the summer? First, understand how head and air flow, conduction, convection, and the stack effect. Second, make sure you have the right insulation.Continue reading
Insulation and Allergies: What’s the Relationship?
The quality of the air you breathe can be the key to the quality of life you are able to lead. The injection foam and spray foam used by RetroFoam of the Carolinas is an excellent option for those looking for environmentally safe insulation that will also decrease the number of allergens in the home.Continue reading
How Does The RetroFoam Injection Foam Installation Process Affect The Exterior Of My Home?
Unlike replacing traditional insulation, which requires removing drywall from the interior of your home, RetroFoam injection foam can be injected into the exterior walls from the outside of your home. Learn how injection foam insulation is installed into the cavities of walls without damaging the aesthetic of the exterior of the home.Continue reading
Don’t Put All of Your Eggs in One Basket: The Truth About R-Values
R-value is not the end all be all when it comes to determining what insulation is best for you. Educate yourself and know your options, as the insulation in your home helps regulate your comfort level and how much money you will be spending on heating and cooling.Continue reading
Open Cell vs. Closed Cell Spray Foam: What is the Best Choice For You?
Both open and closed cell spray foams work and do a great job at insulating a building. They both have strengths and weaknesses. It is important to understand those strengths and weaknesses to decide which type of spray foam will work best to meet your needs.Continue reading
The Stack Effect: What Is It and What Does It Have To Do With Your Homes Insulation?
Most people will say that you should address the area of your home where the air is escaping. Is this true? Learn about the stack effect and how to stop the air leakage in your home.Continue reading
Unlike your Jeans, Your House Can Not Be Too Tight
While it is true that good indoor air quality requires fresh outdoor air, letting your home decide where that air enters your home instead of you making that decision is not the way to go about things. An airtight home and proper ventilation work together to create a healthy home.Continue reading
Foam Insulation for New Construction: An Investment in Your Future
One of the most important decisions to make with a new construction home is how it will be insulated. It is a decision that affects your finances in both the present and the future.Continue reading
Are You Getting the Right Value From Your R-Values?
Insulation is rated on its ability to slow conduction. The “R” in R-value stands for resistance to conductive heat flow. The number that is attached to the R-value is how resistant the insulation is.Continue reading
Spray foam and Injection Foam; Why You Need It and What’s The Difference?
At RetroFoam of the Carolinas, we specialize in injection foam and spray foam. They are two very different products. Read on to learn how they can work together to make your home a healthier, more comfortable place to be.Continue reading