Air Krete is bubble-rich cement, blown into your walls as insulation. It's more eco-friendly than other options, and it's long-lasting and durable. But can it actually help keep your home safe? Take this quiz to find out!
Independent tests show that Air Krete is as flame resistant as asbestos-cement board, which is the industry standard material for firewalls.
The deceased King of Pop did many unique things in his life, but never did they -- to anyone's knowledge -- include Air Krete.
The fact that it's derived from seawater, along with its durability, lack of toxicity and high insulating value, makes Air Krete a green choice for insulation.
As it's first applied, Air Krete froths into a foam with very much the same consistency as shaving cream. Later, it hardens to a pumice-like consistency.
This is actually a trick question -- Air Krete neither shrinks nor expands while drying, so only one application is required.
The fact that Air Krete can be sprayed through external as well as internal walls allows less disturbance of finished inside spaces.
Neither the components of Air Krete nor its finished form are toxic or hazardous in any way, unlike fiberglass microfibers or asbestos.
The chemical formula of milk of magnesia is Mg(OH)2, from which magnesium oxide -- MgO -- is created for use in Air Krete.
While slightly more expensive than rolls of fiberglass batting, Air Krete is cost competitive with other sprayed-in-place insulations, including polyurethane foam.
Like your house's foundation, Air Krete is likely to outlast the walls in which it's installed.