SucraSeal Open Cell vs. Nexseal 2.0 Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation
Knowing where to use SES SucraSeal Open Cell or Nexseal 2.0 Closed Cell in a project is key to optimal insulation performance. SucraSeal Open Cell and Nexseal 2.0 Closed Cell Spray Foams have equal r-value, create complete air seals, and are both cutting edge insulations. SucraSeal is better at sound abatement, and Nexseal 2.0 excels at keeping out moisture. Mouse over the hotspots the find the best solution for your insulation project, and click the hotspots for more detailed information on a specific part of the house.
Roofline – SucraSeal Open or Nexseal 2.0 Closed Cell Spray Foam can be used with equal R-Value and Air Sealing Qualities. Applying Nexseal 2.0 Closed Cell Foam will give the added benefit of strengthening the roof up to 3 times.
Between Floors – SucraSeal Open Cell Foam will give the added benefit of sound abatement, though both Open and Closed Cell Spray Foam can be used.
Exterior Walls – SucraSeal Open or Nexseal 2.0 Closed Cell Spray Foam can be used with equal R-Value and Air Sealing Qualities, though SucraSeal Open Cell is the most value driven exterior wall solution, adding sound abatement at a lower cost.
Subfloor – Nexseal 2.0 Closed Cell Spray Foam is the only way to go here, as it has the added benefit of creating a moisture barrier.
Movie Theater – Surround your theater with SucraSeal Open Cell Spray Foam, keeping your surround sound in the theater, and out of the rest of the house.