The three main types of foam rigid insulation boards are expanded polystyrene, extruded polystyrene and polyisocyanurate. Another type is rigid fiber insulation board made from fiberglass or mineral wool, which contracto... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

A sheet of foam insulation, also called rigid foam insulation or foam board insulation, is a polyurethane panel material typically used in home or commercial construction to shield a building from environmental variances... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

Foam board insulation is an affordable type of insulation board for a garage, work shed or any space that usually does not require interior finish or wall trim. To cut a rigid foam board insulation, prepare a tape measur... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

Styrofoam sheets, or extruded polystyrene foam, can be used for home insulation and as packing material for shipping and crafting, among its numerous uses. The Dow Chemical Company invented it in 1941 and owns the brand ... More »

The most popular materials for manufacturing rigid foam insulation panels are polyisocyanurate, extruded polystyrene and expanded polystyrene. Regardless of the material used in their construction, rigid foam insulation ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

Applications for thick insulation foam sheets include use as exterior insulation, either installed before backfilling a structure's foundation or over a structure's exterior sheathing, as well as an interior installation... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

Quonset huts are constructed from corrugated metal and can be insulated with spray foam or Prodex Total insulation products. Fiberglass insulation does not work well on steel buildings because fiberglass traps moisture a... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials