Don’t Throw Away That Mixing Chamber.

Mixing chambers can last forever… okay that’s a stretch, but the truth is too many get thrown away when new life can be given to them. As a spray foam tech, I always recommend keeping spare parts for your foam gun (new chambers, new seals, new o-rings, etc.) and resurfacing your mixing chambers. Through trial […]

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Tips to Apply Spray Foam Insulation in Cold Temperatures + Winter Weather

Baby, It’s Cold Outside! Tips for Applying Spray Foam Insulation in Cold Weather With temperatures dipping down below freezing for weeks at a time through most of the country, spraying foam insulation in winter is a lot tougher than in the warmer months. Jobs take longer, foam starts popping and shrinking, and breakdowns seem to […]

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Dollars

Everyone’s been told a picture’s worth a thousand words, but for those of us working on building envelopes, a picture can be worth thousands of dollars. According to Sam Rashkin and the department of energy, showing a customer infrared images of specific problems in their  home or building is very motivating. In fact, it makes […]

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SAVING MONEY IS AS SIMPLE AS CHANGING OUT YOUR INSULATION BLOW HOSE

Often, blowing hoses are the most overlooked piece in a fiberglass insulation blower system.  When starting in insulation, you may see a blower hose as a means of taking material from the fiberglass blowing machine and delivering it to the attic or wall. Over the years, you’ll realize that the hose actually plays a big […]

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MUST-HAVE SPRAY FOAM PRODUCTS OF 2020

Discover the spray foam products that have taken the insulation market by storm in 2020. IDI has insights into the most innovative, user-friendly, long-lasting and efficient products of the year. Featuring well-known brands across the industry, find the must-have product for your next insulation job.  DECREASE DOWNTIME WITH THESE 6 EASY-TO-USE SPRAY FOAM PRODUCTS Sick […]

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Easy SPF Gun Cleaning Tech Tips from Aaron Meissner

Over the last 8.5 years as a Technical Service Rep for IDI, Aaron Meissner has seen hundreds of fluid heads with small scratches in them. This causes countless hours of downtime and only happens when scraping foam out with sharp picks or tools. Well, the good news is, there is a faster, easier, and safer […]

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Doing the Right Thing and Making Good Money Doing It

IDI Distributors just produced the most in-depth video on intumescent coating systems and installing DC315.  Why?  Because it’s far more than a code compliance issue, it is one of the most often missed profit centers and that is why we wanted to make a video filled with tips and tricks on how to increase compliance […]

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Section 25C Stimulus: Advocating for an Insulation Tax Credit in Stimulus Package

ICAA Needs Your Participation.  The following information comes directly from, Michael Kwart. The Executive Director of the Insulation Contractors Association of America. Congress is about to consider legislation to help restart the U.S. economy. The energy efficiency industry is advocating for a super-charged 25C tax credit of $2,400 to spur homeowner investment in energy efficiency. […]

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The Benefits of Using Global Specialty Products

One of the biggest investments of your spray foam company is the equipment you operate with. Your equipment running efficiently will reduce downtime and increase your profits — solvents and cleaning solutions will make these accomplishments easier. With a variety of solvents available, deciding on the right product can be a very overwhelming decision for […]

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