Tag: advantage ICF

Bracing & Scaffolding for Residential & Commercial ICF Projects

What Types of bracing/scaffolding are available for my ICF project? Whether you are building a home on a crawl space, or a large commercial project with multi-stories, scaffolding and bracing is required for your ICF project. First of all what are bracing/scaffolding systems and…

Advantage ICF home stands up to hurricane weather in South Carolina

Advantage ICF System®  – Seabrook Island, South Carolina, USA As hurricanes are becoming more of a regular expectation along the southern coastline, homes are being built to withstand these forces of nature.  This southern Carolina homeowner turned to the Advantage ICF System to provide…

Plasti-Fab EPS Product Solutions Commercial Construction Series Wrap Up

For those of you who have been following along with our blog series, you know that we have covered insulation solutions and insulated building components for Commercial Construction. The end result provides a fully insulated, high performing, energy efficient commercial structure. Not only is…

How to Stay on Schedule Whatever the Weather with Advantage ICFs from Plasti-Fab

Don’t let the weather dictate your construction schedule. Stay on track with the Advantage ICF System.

How to attach Drywall (Gypsum board) to your Advantage ICF Walls

Watch the video or read below to learn how to easily apply drywall (gypsum board) to your Advantage ICF Walls After the electrical details have been inspected and wire runs have been filled with low expansion foam, the Advantage ICF Wall is ready for…

Upscale Living with Superior Soundproofing at a Competitive Price with Advantage ICF

Villagio, Kensington – Calgary, Alberta That the Villagio multi-family condominiums in Calgary were constructed with bricks salvaged from a former heritage building is only part of its appeal. The mansard roofs and 10ft. high ceilings, reminiscent of beautiful designs found in Old Montreal or…

Pouring Concrete in Cold Weather with Advantage ICFs

Living in Canada, a question I frequently get asked is “how cold of temperatures can I pour concrete into ICF blocks?” Concrete construction during cold weather conditions requires special consideration to ensure that the concrete achieves the desired strength prior to freezing. Conventional concrete…