Tag: basement

Using DuroFoam to Insulate your Basement Floor

Written by: Melissa Carruthers Many of you are familiar with our DuroFoam insulation product and the types of applications you can use it for. Essentially DuroFoam is PlastiSpan insulation but DuroFoam is laminated with a green side and a silver side. This allows for flexibility…

How to Insulate Interior Basement Walls using PlastiSpan

Written By: Melissa So, you need more space? And your undeveloped, cold basement is the only place that you can go? In order to use this space it needs to be livable. Below I have listed step by step instructions to get you started on…

What to use for damp-proofing on my ICF foundation

Written By: Colin Showalter A frequently asked question I get is, “what-to use for damp-proofing on my Advantage ICF foundation walls?” Many types of damp-proofing products are suitable for use with the Advantage ICF system. From traditional spray on ones (water based) to the…

What does an Advantage ICF basement look like?

Foundations come in all shapes and sizes. Here you can see some samples of insulating concrete forming system basements from our recent projects. In addition, watch how how an ICF foundation is built in ou YouTube videos on the Plasti-Fab Channel

Interior Insulation for Foundation/Basement Walls

Written by: Melissa Carruthers Follow Melissa on Twitter @MelissaC_PFB Last week I talked about how to insulate exterior foundation walls to improve the energy efficiency of the Plasti-Fab Home. The next step in insulating the Plasti-Fab Solutions Home is to insulate the interior basement…

Calgary Family Transforms Chilly Basement with DuroFoam Retrofit

When the Sayers family walked into the basement of their Calgary, Alberta home, they immediately felt coldness seeping through the carpet. With winter temperatures in Calgary reaching -30° C, the cold basement was far from the ideal family room space. “When we went downstairs…

Product Information Bulletin for PlastiSpan HD Hydronic Insulation for Floor Radiant Heating Systems

Conventional forced air heating systems rely upon convection to force hot air towards the ceiling resulting in non-uniform heat distribution throughout he room area.  With radiant floor heating systems, there are no vents blowing air into specific areas. The hydronic tubing cast into the…

What to use for damp-proofing on my ICF foundation

Written By: Colin Showalter A frequently asked question I get is, “what-to use for damp-proofing on my Advantage ICF foundation walls?” Many types of damp-proofing products are suitable for use with the Advantage ICF system. From traditional spray on ones (water based) to the…

General Contractor Relies on PlastiSpan HD for Residential Remodeling

For contractor Yves Voyer, Plasti-Fab EPS products have become a go-to solution for energy-efficient retrofits. Voyer owns YVEX Construction, a Gatineau, Quebec-based general contracting firm specializing in residential and commercial remodeling. On residential remodels, Voyer is able to increase the energy efficiency of nearly…

Using DuroFoam to Insulate your Basement Floor

Written by: Melissa Carruthers Last week I covered how to insulate your basement floor using PlastiSpan insulation. Plasti-Fab has another insulation product called DuroFoam, that can be used in this application as well. Essentially DuroFoam is PlastiSpan but DuroFoam is laminated with a green…