Our marine flotation foam blog contains a variety of helpful resources and articles about flotation foam, marine foam installation, spray foam machines, and more! Get access to industry insight from the experts at Empire Foam Solutions and find answers to common questions you’ll come across when shopping for flotation foam or looking for a marine foam installer.

Know The Signs That Your Boat’s Floatation Foam Needs Replacing

Marine foam isn’t as fun for boaters to talk about as their new inboard motor or the high-tech, floating VHF/GPS they just picked up. But when boat flotation foam is compromised, replacing it needs to be a priority. Without it, none of the other fun stuff works because bad foam has a big impact on…

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Considerations When Buying Marine Foam

Whether you’re a recreational boater who enjoys fishing on Indiana’s White River, a river pilot on a tugboat that pushes barges through Missouri on the mighty Mississippi or work for one of the 200 companies at the massive Port of Houston, marine foam is working to keep your assets safe, sustainable, and afloat. But all…

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Addressing the Myths & Misconceptions of Flotation Foam

Empire Foam Solutions is proud to announce that our CTO, Tom Eletto, recently published an article with the Marine News E-Magazine. The piece was originally titled “Flotation Foam to the Rescue”. He discussed the myths and misconceptions behind flotation foam, and how EFS is changing the game. Read on to learn more!  Flotation Foam to…

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M-Power Portable Spray Foam System Offers Contractors Savings

Spray foam is an excellent way to provide energy savings to homeowners, as well as improve the overall quality of a home build. Spray foam products, whether from Empire Foam Solutions or other brands, create an effective air and moisture barrier, forming a continuous insulation system that limits drafts and keeps the home at a…

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3 Reasons to Add Flotation Foam to a Boat

Frequently used on docks and in barge repair, flotation foam is also an important solution for boaters. In fact, flotation foam can be beneficial on vessels of all sizes, from sailboats, luxury yachts and cargo ships to aluminum v-hull fishing boats, canoes, jon boats, speed boats, kayaks and pontoon boats. Adding boat flotation foam will…

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Professional Flotation Foam Installation vs. Do-It-Yourself

When it comes time to install flotation foam for your barge, boat, or dock, it may be difficult to determine whether to do the job yourself or to hire a professional flotation foam installer. Flotation foam installation may seem simple at first glance, but there are many factors to take into consideration to achieve the…

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Factors to Consider When Choosing Flotation Foam

Shopping for marine flotation foam for your barge, boat, or dock? You may be overwhelmed by your options. If there’s one thing we’ve learned while developing our own flotation foam, it’s that there’s tons of flotation foam on the market and not all flotation foam is created equal. The range of marine flotation foam varies…

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