Tag: renovating

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

How-to do Plumbing in my ICF Walls

Written by: Colin Showalter A frequently asked question I get is, “How do I do my plumbing in my Advantage ICF walls?” The Advantage ICF system is typically used for construction of exterior walls of a building. Plumbing is rarely placed in exterior walls….