CAN I PLACE A WINDOW OR DOOR OPENING WITHIN 4 FEET OF A CORNER IN AN ICF WALL? There is no such restriction in [...]
Will the Wet Concrete in an ICF Wall Release Moisture Into the Home or Building as It Cures and Affect the Interior Humidity Levels?
Does the portion of the water that evaporates from an ICF wall affect the humidity inside the home or building? The answer is no! The foam panels of the ICF block are vapor barriers, so unless there are large gaps in the joints between the ICF blocks (Which is not normal at all) The evaporating moisture would not enter the home or building.
An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is a secondary suite built on the same lot as the primary home that gives owners a chance to generate rental income and boost property value.
In most regions, ICFs construction is addressed in the applicable codes. In essence, ICF is simply an improved conventional cast-in-place concrete wall - with all the strength of concrete plus a myriad of additional energy efficiency and comfort benefits.
How to find the ICF’s furring strips behind the drywall that’s already been installed? For lighter items you have two primary options:A magnet type stud [...]
Discover how an ICF foundation can increase the overall performance of a modular home and, if you add egress windows, it can add very comfortable and usable living space to a modular home.
There are 2 main choices when it comes to peel and stick membranes. If waiting until the weather warms up is not an option, then switching to a dimple board for winter installations may be the best bet.
How to Attach Wooden Shingles to an Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) Wall? Shingle Assembly Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) offer an embedded furring strip every [...]
How should I protect my ICF job site from an overnight snowfall? Your first priority is to keep snow out of the forms you [...]
How Thick are ICF Walls? Logix ICF foam panels are each 2.75” thick for a total of 5.5” of EPS (or GPS) foam insulation [...]