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How to Make a Winter Wonderland out of EPS Foam

Tis the season to break out the decorations and adorn our homes and businesses with holiday decor. While there is always the option of purchasing decorations, did you know you can completely customize them with some simple DIY materials? EPS foam is amazingly versatile,…

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…

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,…

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….

How to make a Photo Board using Plasti-Fab HandiPac

Written by: Melissa Carruthers   @MelissaC_PFB Spring is on its way; graduations are around the corner, and photo opportunities are inevitable.  I don’t know about you, but I always have certain photos that I want to display at different times. Problem is I don’t want to…

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…

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….