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Old 10-22-2018, 01:53 PM   #1
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paint interior ceiling & walls before foam?

We're about to insulate with spray foam. I'm hesitating for a moment in hopes of an experienced thought or two. Is it worth a coat of paint on the walls and ceiling prior to foam? Seems like it couldn't hurt & may help seal and add a bit of insulation & extra vapor barrier. I've noticed some converters have done it, others have not.

Our bus is well sealed as it came. No rust or leaks from the ceiling. Is it overkill? I'm leaning toward doing it.

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Old 10-23-2018, 06:46 PM   #2
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Im painting mine before i insulate, im not going with spray insulation. if thats what you think you need to do, then do it!
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Old 10-23-2018, 07:37 PM   #3
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Is the metal bare? If so would be inclined to paint it first
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Old 10-24-2018, 09:37 PM   #4
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The shop I used said it didnít matter. Foam would make airtight bond. Might want corroboration, but thatís what they said.
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