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Tips To Utilizing Social Media To Expand Your Brand And Increase Your Customer Base

Must-Dos For Social Media Marketing Tips to utilizing social media to expand your brand and increase your customer base By: Jourdan Porter In this day and age, most people have social media profiles to stay connected with family and friends. When creating your profile, you carefully pick the information you put on your page in order to create the image you want others to see. ...

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Coatings Saves the Subs

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Coatings Technology Preserves Amusement Park History By Jen Kramer The year was 1958 and the first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, traveled below the polar ice cap. The following year, a popular amusement park debuted a submarine voyage “to the bottom of the sea,” complete with a vessel named after the famed Nautilus, in honor of that technological and patriotic ...

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Insulating the Chocolate Factory

Bissingers' Spray Polyurethane Foam Application

By Jen Kramer Have you ever heard the cliché, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”? Well, for the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) contractors involved in this commercial air barrier project, it was both who they knew, as well as what they knew that made all the difference. In this case, when it came to saving a historic ...

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Co-Opting

Co-Opting SprayFoam.com Spray Foam Suppliers and Contractors

How SPF suppliers can grow their brand through a strategic co-op promotional program. By Juan Sagarbarria So, you’re a high-ranked, national brand spray polyurethane foam supplier with an impressive track record and an even more impressive national/regional contractor base. You want to not only maintain your position in the industry; you want to keep promoting your brand. While there are ...

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A Conversation with Bonnie Stickler

Bonnie Strickler of Puff Inc. talks to Spray Foam Magazine

Both behind a desk and on a roof pulling hose, Bonnie Stickler, Puff Inc.’s Owner and President, has seen the spray polyurethane industry evolve from a specialty niche to a major player in the construction market. She recently spoke with Spray Foam Magazine about her role as a leader in a changing, and challenging, industry. BY JEN KRAMER Spray Foam ...

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Help Homeowners And Be “Baeumler-Approved”

A "Bryan Baeumler Approved" SPF contractor is one who has been thoroughly vetted and found to perform to the highest quality standards.

BY BRYAN BAEUMLER I get thousands of emails asking me for advice like what to tackle first and where to find reliable companies. Finding the right tradesperson isn’t so simple. Hiring a tradesperson is a bit like choosing a partner and getting married — it’s a very subjective commitment and individual results may vary. Common sense tells us that we ...

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R-Value Is Not The Whole Story

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By Robert Naini The insulation you use does not have a higher “effective R-value” than its tested R-value, stop saying that it does. R-value is R-value; it is derived and documented based on a tested value, K-factor, and does not magically have a higher resistance than the value listed on its technical data sheet just because you think it is ...

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High-Flying Safety: Protecting Yourself On Aerial Lifts

According to OSHA, aerial lifts are among the most dangerous pieces of equipment on any job site.

If you spray foam on large commercial roofs, chances are good that at some point in your career you will work on an aerial lift. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines an aerial lift as any vehicle-mounted device used to elevate personnel, including: Extendable boom platforms, aerial ladders, articulating (jointed) boom platforms, vertical towers, and any combination of ...

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Promote Yourself, Promote Success

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How promotional offers can bring you the business you’ve been missing out on. By Juan Sagarbarria As a spray foam supplier, a little extra business is always welcomed. That is why suppliers often visualize themselves in the shoes of potential customers and try to think like a customer thinks. Within this line, it’s not hard to deduce that the customer ...

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SPF Roofing Applications Create Unique Hazards

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By Harry Dietz, Director of Risk Management, NRCA Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) is a roof system installation with unique chemical components, application techniques, and worker protection requirements that vary from other roof system installations. Although edge, skylight, ladder, and roof opening hazards are also found in SPF installations, a roofing contractor faces unique challenges when implementing controls to minimize other ...

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