Spray foam odors — time to pull the plug?
I did an RH test recently and found that the odor is significantly reduced at 40% vs 50-55%. But maintaining that RH would have a huge energy penalty, and it seems like SPF would have higher RH once behind drywall.
With SPF that appears to be mostly correctly installed, I’m struggling to figure out a path forward. Complete removal is obviously a lousy option. Plus, then what? On the other hand, I’m wary about installing and finishing drywall and just hoping there won’t be any odor problems. The best time to get it fixed is now. I have two young kids who don’t know how to talk about any symptoms they may be experiencing, and it’s clearly affecting me. My wife seems to be less sensitive to it.
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