Tag: home improvement

A Step-by-Step Guide to Using DuroSpan™ to Insulate your Basement Floor

As the weather begins to turn towards spring, many get the urge to begin home renovations. One of the easiest ways to make a space usable is to insulate it. So today, we are going to discuss how to insulate your basement floor with…

What to use for damp-proofing on my 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….

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…

Building BIG Walls, bracing & consolidation tips from ICF Builder Magazine

So what do you do when you are building really big walls? Here is an article that covers such an occasion.BUILDING BIG WALLS – WALL BRACING AND CONSOLIDATION TIPS By Clark Ricks When wall heights reach more than 20 feet, bracing and consolidation become more critical—and…

Insulate Cathedral Ceilings with PlastiSpan or DuroFoam

Written By: Melissa Carruthers Let’s talk about your roof… The roof area can be the area of highest heat loss in buildings. In order to conserve energy and to make buildings more comfortable, building codes stipulate higher R-value  for the roof area compared to…