10 Pros and Cons of EPS and XPS Insulation

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11.) Insulation (2)

CON: Polystyrene is flammable, requiring proper placement in any assembly

EPS and XPS boards are flammable and must be placed securely away from hazards. There are flame-retardant additives on the market that can prevent accidental fires, but without them, insulation left near combustive conditions can be dangerous.

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