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  • Does Spray Foam Shorten Shingle Life?
    Does Spray Foam Shorten Shingle Life?

    For years I’ve been asked by homeowners, “Bob, I’ve heard that spray foam will disqualify my shingle warranty, and reduce the life of my shingle roof, because of higher shingle temperatures. Is that ...

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  • Which Is Better For Me? Cellulose Or Spray Foam Insulation?
    Which Is Better For Me? Cellulose Or Spray Foam Insulation?

    Here at Bird Family Insulation , Savannah (my daughter who manages our office) gets these questions from homeowners, all the time. Which Insulation Is Better? Our answer to this question is … “ It ...

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  • How we Remedy Spray Foam Odor for Homeowners
    How we Remedy Spray Foam Odor for Homeowners

    Bird Family Insulation has been installing spray foam insulation in retrofit (existing) homes around Atlanta for about 12 years now. We’ve probably sprayed foam in 2,000 homes by now. If there is one ...

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  • Pictures Don’t Lie: Why We ONLY Install Spray Foam Insulation in Floors
    Pictures Don’t Lie: Why We ONLY Install Spray Foam Insulation in Floors

    Do yourself a BIG favor… and never install fiberglass batts as floor insulation! Last week, I was invited back to the home of a client we had served several years ago. We had removed his old ...

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  • Bob’s TOP 11 WAYS to Keep Your Cool
    Bob’s TOP 11 WAYS to Keep Your Cool

    Georgia Humidity Makes it Tough to Stay Cool Yes, the girls are beautiful in the south, and a big reason is our humid environment! So, while we have beautiful southern belles, we over-work our air ...

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  • Why Do We Apply Spray Foam Insulation in Roof Decks at only 5.5” deep?
    Why Do We Apply Spray Foam Insulation in Roof Decks at only 5.5” deep?

    If the code states that attic insulation should be R-30, why are we spraying the roof decks of attics to R-20, (5.5”)? Are we short-changing or deceiving our clients? New Construction Trade-Offs Well, ...

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