The Benefits of Formaldehyde Free Mineral Wool Insulation

As we strive to build healthier buildings, one of the main chemicals we have tried to eliminate from construction products has been formaldehyde. Green builders have certainly expressed their concerns with it. They have advocated for using high performance products such as mineral wool, but its long standing inclusion of formaldehyde-based resins (used to bind […]

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How Safety Code AC456 Protects Consumers and Contractors

Testing and verification of products plays a critical role in consumer safety. From vehicles, to medicine, to spray foam, everyone wants to be confident that the product they get is the same as the one that met all of the safety and performance testing when the product was approved for use. To ensure this, compliance […]

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Equipment Shopping: A Buyer’s’ Guide to the Best Spray Foam Equipment Suppliers

There have been many changes in SPF suppliers and equipment in the last few years; many manufacturers are surfacing with different options, colors, functionalities, services, and more. As IDI’s Spray Foam Equipment Manager, I’ve helped several people find the right rig and equipment for their businesses. As business owners and purchasers, I understand it’s in […]

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Show Me the Payback on Energy Efficient Homes

Almost 40% of new homes constructed in 2016 had a HERS rating; according to RESNET, that totaled a record breaking 206,583 homes. HERS ratings and ERI scores are gaining popularity with consumers, and rightfully so. When purchasing a car, consumers consider such factors as their MPG (miles per gallon) stickers, reviews online, and more to […]

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DC315 Tips: Cold Weather and Beyond

When installing intumescent coatings, it is important to do them effectively and accurately. With the help of Paint to Protect we put together this handy guide to help you with the application basics along with some cold weather DC315 tips to get you through the winter months. Compliance Is Your Number 1 Priority DC315 is […]

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How Rebate Programs Can Help Boost Your Sales

When was the last time you checked the rebate programs available locally? If you’re a contractor, doing a little research to get familiar with the offers and programs available is well worth the effort. Knowing about a money-saving rebate your customer can take advantage of can be a great way to close a deal. A […]

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Are You Prepared for a Spray Foam Chemical Spill?

Spray foam chemical spills are not fun to think about, but they are a legitimate concern. What happens if you have a spill at your job site or in your warehouse? Are you prepared? Are your employees prepared? Have you prepared your new hires? You have monthly safety meetings, don’t you? (If not, we’ll discuss […]

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New Graco Product Distribution, Spray Foam Rigs, and Product Brochures

Our mission at IDI has always been to provide our customers with the service, support, and products they need to succeed. We’re thrilled to kick off the new year with some exciting announcements for our spray foam customers that will allow us to carry out that mission in new and improved ways. Announcing IDI as […]

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IDI Distributors’ Newest Addition

We are thrilled to announce that we have recently joined forces with Kevin Distributing Inc. (KDI) as of January 2017. KDI is a full line distributor of spray polyurethane foam insulation (SPF) and equipment, parts, and supporting services based out of Montana. This partnership will expand our reach and allow us to serve more customers […]

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The Basics of Spray Foam Certification

The spray foam industry is rapidly expanding, which means the importance of certification for you and your employees is more important than ever. The minute you step onto the jobsite, you become the manufacturer. Unlike other types of insulation, spray foam is not a pre-manufactured good. You are taking raw chemicals and making the actual […]

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