Tag: home improvement

Who Uses Exterior Insulating Sheathing & Why is it Important?

The correct answer is, people who are looking to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and save on energy costs, and truly, who DOESN’T want that? People are continually looking at different ways to increase their energy efficiency and decrease their energy costs….

Insulate Cathedral Ceilings with PlastiSpan® or DuroFoam® by Plasti-Fab

Insulation is important in a variety of areas in your home. It is what helps create the all important thermal envelope. This month we have really been focusing on roof insulation, and how it helps your home. A lot of insulation solutions are well…

Keeping the Cold out Part II: How to Insulate your Basement Walls

Yesterday we looked at how to begin insulating your basement by using PlastiSpan insulation on the floor. Walls can be just as important as the floor when insulating, especially if you have a walkout basement or exposed foundation walls. Our goal is energy efficiency,…

Using DuroFoam/DuroSpan to Insulate your Basement Floor

Today is December 1. For those of us in the Northern regions, December represents that colder weather is here to stay for a few months. Aside from bundling up in sweaters and thick socks to feel comfortable in your home, there are other ways…

Who Really Uses Exterior Insulating Sheathing?

The correct answer is, people who are looking to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and save on energy costs, and truly, who DOESN’T want that? People are continually looking at different ways to increase their energy efficiency and decrease their energy costs….

What to use for damp-proofing on my Advantage ICF foundation

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 various types of wraps….

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…