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Blue Board vs Thermax. What you need to know.

Blue Board vs Thermax. What you need to know.

Posted by Martin Z on Jan 25th 2017

A common question we receive is what is the difference between Blue Board and Thermax™? Blue Board Officially Styrofoam™ Brand Extruded Polystyrene Foam Insulation, No wonder it’s commonly known as Blue Board Blue Board is an Extruded Polystyrene (XPS), its blue color is a trademark of the Dow Chemical Company. Other manufacturers make similar products bu […]

Not your Grandpa’s batt insulation. Roxul Stone Wool

Not your Grandpa’s batt insulation. Roxul Stone Wool

Posted by Martin Z on Jan 12th 2017

I’ve been reading a lot about Roxul Stone Wool and mineral wool insulation in general. You’ll actually find a wealth of information with a simple search with your favorite search engine. Some of the benefits of Rock Wool over Fiberglass include higher R value, Water Repellence (limits water absorption and mold growth), better sound absorption, better dimensional stability and increased […]

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How much Spray Foam do I need? Determining Area

How much Spray Foam do I need? Determining Area

Posted by Martin Z on Dec 1st 2016

Question: My house is 1500 square feet, how much spray foam insulation do I need to buy? Answer: We haven’t a clue. Why can’t we answer this? Because the square footage of the living area (usually the area of the floor) doesn’t tell us the area of the walls, floors and ceiling that need to be covered. So we need to do some calculations to figure out the area to be covered.First some def […]

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Choosing the Right Spill Kit.

Posted by Martin Z on Jul 20th 2016

Why bother? Because whether we like it or not accidents will happen. If you handle chemicals, oils or other liquids then you need to have a plan in place to deal with a spill.So where to start.Make a good assessment of your workplace or facility. You need to determine what kind(s) of spill kits you’ll need, what sizes and how many. Identify your problem areas. Where are liquids store […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Spill Kits: Materials and Response Procedure

Everything You Need To Know About Spill Kits: Materials and Response Procedure

Posted by Dan from AWarehouseFull on Feb 1st 2016

Spill kits give you the tools to deal with the initial treatment and accident cleanup before things get out of hand. The first thing you're going to want to know about our spill kits is the sorbents that go into making them, so… Our Sorbents... Our spill kits contain high quality durable Polypropylene sorbent materials designed to keep spills from spreading. These sorbents […]

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