Spray foam roofing is one very common form of commercial roofing technique. Benefits of this are much more and they are not limited to just shredding water. Owing to the durable nature and lightweight of the material used in Spray Foam Roofing, this method has become extremely popular. This is a very common technique used in commercial applications because it is so simple, easy and convenient to use. The roofing material is actually a liquid which is sprayed on the surface of the roof.


After the application is done by means of spraying, it can expand up to a maximum of 30 times its original state and become thick Phoenix_Spray_Foam_Roofingin nature, leaving its liquid form. After this, the foam hardens and becomes rock solid like a hard compound used for roofing. While its application, the spray foam is liquid in nature. Hence it can easily fill in all the cracks and gaps present on the roof so that a watertight seal is created. Commercial roofing repairs have been using Spray Foam Roofing since a long time because of its lightweight.


There are proper specifications given regarding the application of the spray foam on the roof. The roofing contractor would then decide on placing an additional surface over the foam which has now hardened. This surface is just like a normal layer of gravel on which walking is permitted for the normal maintenance. Spray Foam Roofing normally has a lot of cost cutting in the form of utility costs. This is why they are known as Energy Star, having additional benefits. This also implies that the material is excellent in radiating the heat and preventing it to get anywhere inside the building. The utility costs of buildings that have used Spray Foam Roofing have been reduced up to 50% because of this Energy Star Compliant roofing technique.


The whole process of Spray Foam Roofing has many different procedures and it depends on the roof substructures. Hence, to ensure that the job is well done and the output is perfect, you need to follow and keep a track of all the application procedures as required in the Spray Foam Roofing process. Why exactly should you go for Spray Foam Roofing? Here are some benefits:

  • Lowering the air conditioning costs because of the ability to reflect the UV rays and the heat waves, thus lowering the surface temperature and also maintaining that temperature.
  • There is tolerance to snow load, lightweight and there is also minimal risk of sagging.
  • Easy maintenance.
  • No risk of water leaks.
  • Seamless structure with no leaks, requiring no tape.
  • No risk of rusting.
  • A significantly high R-value.
  • Eliminates stack, vent, pocket leaks and pitch.
  • The sealing property of cracks and gaps is much better as compared to any other roofing technique because spray foam has a characteristic feature to expand.


Spray Foam Roofing is an excellent energy conservation technique which has become extremely popular because of the various benefits it provides. Spray Foam Roofing stands out from the crowd, the other roofing techniques!

10 Responses to “How Does Spray Foam Insulate My Roof”

  1. Reaver Skarrow September 10, 2012 at 7:07 am #

    should of used a closed-cell foam

  2. EcoConsultingNW January 21, 2013 at 7:42 am #

    What’s the R-value of that amount of spray foam.

  3. Gus Kilkenny January 22, 2013 at 10:59 pm #

    Looks like the Aillwee Cave!

  4. Hotpaper April 21, 2013 at 7:52 am #

    Nice video. Where Can i buy ,, those vent plates for the celing. ?

  5. bolter99 September 7, 2013 at 3:30 pm #

    essentially, they did.

  6. mikecat23 September 28, 2013 at 9:42 am #

    I got this done over a year ago and my heating is down big time. I use to
    use 4000 ltrs of oil heating my house in a year. I switched to gas and got
    this done. I just got my second fill of gas yesterday 27th sept and the gas
    tank was 43% full. It holds about 1000ltrs.

  7. mikecat23 September 28, 2013 at 9:44 am #

    Second fill this year . just to clarify

  8. dia480 February 12, 2014 at 9:21 pm #

    how much does that add to the weight of the roof?

  9. Mykle Bust August 20, 2014 at 4:25 am #


  10. Mykle Bust August 20, 2014 at 5:05 am #

    Why is spacer-sheets/ventilation-sheets necessary????????????????