When it comes to hidden nasties inside your home or its construction, you are probably inclined to think firstly of highly dangerous asbestos and contaminating lead based paints. Some people are unaware, however, that there could be foam insulation health risks lurking behind their walls.
Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation, or UFFI is a common cause of unhealthy environments inside people’s homes. The quality of the air can be diminished when the foam ages inside the wall cavities and emits urea formaldehyde gases, certainly not beneficial to lungs.
What is UFFI?