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Severe Weather Solution: Hurricane Proof Homes

Spray Polyurethane Foam Helps Keep Roofs In Place During Major Storms By Jen Kramer “You know the phrase, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help?’” asks Ed Skvarch, Extension Agent III, Commercial Horticulture with the University of Florida / IFAS Extension, with a chuckle. “Well, for once it is actually true. We really are here to help.” We ...

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After The Storm: An Investigation Into Roofing System Performance During A High-Wind Event

Hurricane Season is officially here, and leading up to its June 1 start, the National Hurricane Survival Initiative released its Top 10 Mistakes that U.S. coastal residents make during this time of year. The list touched on evacuations, insurance, and general safety, but most relevant to the SPF industry was Mistake #4: failing to protect the home. Home protection involves ...

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Spray Foam Man on a Mission

Imagine a hurricane-proof house – a building raised over 6 feet above the Base Flood Elevation (BFE) that is built with such structural fortitude that it withstands Category 5 winds whirling at over 150 miles-per-hour. This was the house that Eric Price, Spray Foam Inspector, had envisioned prior to the hurricane that devastated New Orleans in 2005: Katrina. When she ...

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