Understanding the differences between open cell and closed cell spray foam

March 17, 2017 Anthony Naimo

Heard of spray foam insulation, but unsure which type is right for your home? There are typically two main types of spray foam insulation used in residential (and commercial) construction - open-cell and closed-cell. Open cell foam insulation has a sponge-like texture while the closed cell foam insulation is rigid and able to reject bulk water. Which spray foam insulation material is right for your project and do they differ in performance? This infographic helps you understand the differences between the two types.

Open cell vs. closed cell spray foam - understand the differences

Previous Article
Reduce the risk of ice dam formation this winter!
Reduce the risk of ice dam formation this winter!

This infographic shows you how ice dams form, the potential damage they can cause and how an upgrade to spr...

Next Flipbook
Icynene in New Homes
Icynene in New Homes

Turn your house into a home. Insulating your new home with Icynene spray foam insulation.


Get your free copy of The Money Pit's Guide to Insulation!

First Name
Last Name
Thank you!
Error - something went wrong!