Tag: insulating concrete forming system

Advantage ICF home stands up to hurricane weather in South Carolina

Advantage ICF System®  – Seabrook Island, South Carolina, USA As hurricanes are becoming more of a regular expectation along the southern coastline, homes are being built to withstand these forces of nature.  This southern Carolina homeowner turned to the Advantage ICF System to provide…

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….

Homeowner creates hurricane-resistant home with Advantage ICF System®

Advantage ICF System®  – Seabrook Island, South Carolina, USA A little over a year ago we published this article on a homeowner who used our Advantage ICF System to build their home for not just the energy efficiency aspect, but also the strength and…

How-to attach finishes to my ICF Walls

So you have your Advantage  ICF foundation or above grade walls installed and poured, now the question is how to finish it? Below one of our Advantage team members discusses how to apply finishes to your ICF walls…. Interior drywall Drywall is fastened to…

South Carolina homeowner creates hurricane-resistant home with Advantage ICF System®

Advantage ICF System®  – Seabrook Island, South Carolina, USA Architect Bruce Eason of New South Design specializes in classic, old world, custom home design. Many of his designs are also sold as house plans through his company New South Classics. Eason was contacted by a homeowner interested…

South Carolina homeowner creates hurricane-resistant home with Advantage ICF System®

Advantage ICF System®  – Seabrook Island, South Carolina, USA Architect Bruce Eason of New South Design specializes in classic, old world, custom home design. Many of his designs are also sold as house plans through his company New South Classics. Eason was contacted by a homeowner interested…

South Carolina homeowner creates hurricane-resistant home with Advantage ICF System®

Advantage ICF System®  – Seabrook Island, South Carolina, USA Architect Bruce Eason of New South Design specializes in classic, old world, custom home design. Many of his designs are also sold as house plans through his company New South Classics. Eason was contacted by a homeowner interested…

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

Energy Efficiency Begins with Plasti-Fab Insulation

Energy Efficiency Begins with Plasti-Fab Insulation Written by Temira Kafer Follow me on twitter @dmarketinggirl It’s no secret that trends in housing touch on concepts such as energy efficiency, (come on, who doesn’t want energy efficient homes, appliances, & more?) sustainability, green, and the…