Tag: Advantage

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.

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…

Bracing & Scaffolding for Advantage ICF Projects

What Types of bracing/scaffolding are available for my ICF project First of all what are bracing/scaffolding systems and what are they used for? These systems support the wall and allow people to work off the ground to reach higher up the walls. They also…

Pouring Concrete in Cold Weather with Advantage ICFs

Cold Weather pouring Written by Colin Showalter Follow Colin on Twitter: @Colin_PlastiFab Living in Canada, another 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…

Edmonton area builder relies on Plasti-Fab® insulating products to construct energy efficient homes

“I love working with energy-efficient products—there is really no other way to build,” said an Edmonton builder, who has been constructing increasingly energy-efficient homes in the Edmonton area over several years. This project is a 1,540 sq. ft. home in Gibbons, Alberta that uses…

How-to do electrical in my Advantage ICF Walls

Written by: Colin Showalter Follow Colin on Twitter @Colin_PlastiFab A frequently asked question I get is, “How do I do my electrical in my Advantage ICF walls?” I will explain how easy these few steps can be. Step 1 Standard electrical boxes which are 3” deep can be cut…

Bracing & Scaffolding for Advantage ICF Projects

What Types of bracing/scaffolding are available for my ICF project? Written by Colin Showalter Follow me on Twitter @Colin_PlastiFab First of all what are bracing/scaffolding systems and what are they used for? These systems support the wall and allow people to work off the…