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Can spray foam insulation be left exposed?

Always
9%
In most cases
21%
In some cases
48%
Never
15%
Not sure
5%
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Question: Can spray foam insulation be left exposed?
Top Answer (48% of 52 votes): In some cases.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: only if UV additive is present
Huskey Home Inspection, LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: In attic instalation not exposed to sunlight
Millyard Home Inspection
Answer: Always
Explanation: I see no reason why not.
Contractors Corp.
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: Spray foam insulation left exposed to the sun usually will break down and deteriorate. Any spray foam left exposed should at the least be covered by paint.
Morrow Inspection Services, PLLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on the manufacturers directions.
Best Choice Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on the specific product used but most often it should not be left exposed.
Home Inspection Solutions
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: Spray foam insulation exposed to sunlight will deteriorate.
Rightway Residential Home Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Most types of spray foam insulation are not designed to be exposed to sunlight or other elements, as the material may break down prematurely.
Nicholas Home Inspection & Maintenance, Inc.
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: As long as it is not exposed for a long period of time.
Your Home Property Consultants
ProMatcher
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: There are many types of spray foam in use today. Some are for interior use and some exterior. Some newer foams are rated for exposed use.
Corley Home Inspections, LLC
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: It can be left exposed in attic space, if used on interior walls then I would cover up with vapor barrier and drywall
JKM Home Inspections
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