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So where are the Foam Cans with the Straw?

Posted by Martin Z on Feb 17th 2021

Most of you are familiar with the Dow Great Stuff foam sealants you see in your local home center or hardware store. Each can has a short plastic straw strapped to it, you attach the straw to the top of the can and operate it like a can of spray paint. This is great if you only need a small amount. You use it once and throw it away. This dispensing method has several inherit prob […]

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 […]

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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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