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Rebar Explained – A Comprehensive Guide to Rebar in ICFs

Compared to conventional foundation walls, ICFs require more rebar.  However you can have a 6” thick concrete wall with ICF opposed to an 8” conventional foundation wall in most cases.  Therefore the extra rebar can save you 2” of concrete throughout your foundation walls….

How to Make your Basement Cozy & Inviting with Plasti-Fab Insulation

How to Make Your Basement Feel Cozier with Plasti-Fab Insulation Having a basement in your home always tends to be a bittersweet affair. It’s exciting and beneficial to have an underground space for cool activities, such as hosting guests, having a playroom for your…

Plasti-Fab Launches Graphite-Enhanced EPS Product Solutions

EnerSpan™ Insulation: Boosting your R-value with premium insulation With a lot of EPS products available on the market today, Plasti-Fab decided to develop a product that uses graphite in the EPS bead to enhance the performance of the EPS, and pass the benefit on to…

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…

BONUS Feature: Holiday Decorations Made Easy with Plasti-Fab EPS

Yesterday we talked about making a winter wonderland with Plasti-Fab EPS, and as a follow up to that, today we will cover how to make some of the smaller decorations for the holidays. To save us time, reference How to Make a Winter Wonderland…

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…

Halloween Decorations made easy with Plasti-Fab’s Handi-pac

It’s that time of year again when holiday decorations begin appearing everywhere from offices to schools to your home. Did you know you can make you OWN Halloween decorations with our handi-pac insulation? If you are setting out to create your spooky themed pieces,…