If you follow the right steps, use the best tools, and build with a wiring-friendly ICF system (spoiler alert – it’s Logix ICF!), cutting [...]
Parging is a popular strategy for protecting an ICF home’s exposed perimeter at grade — right where the waterproofing ends and the exterior veneer begins.Yet [...]
What is the proper depth of window and door placement in an ICF wall? The proper depth of window and door placement in an ICF [...]
Do you need to build ICF T-walls on site and not have the preformed Logix ICF T-wall blocks on site?Worry not — all you need [...]
R1 and R2 are the two classes of concrete typically used in ICF walls in Canada. But there’s more to it if you want to [...]
When you order Logix ICFs from your local dealer, you’re getting blocks that were produced in a plant that is an owner of the Logix ICF brand. As such, when you order Logix ICFs, you should count on great service, fewer delays, shorter lead times and a consistently high level of quality.
To adapt to climate change and adverse weather events, we need to use climate resiliency strategies in construction. Climate resiliency methods can both contribute to slowing the pace of climate change and make our buildings more resilient and less susceptible to damage.
ICFs make a suitable building material for gable walls, especially if the gable section is heated or the gable walls require high wind resistance. For example, a high vaulted ceiling in a great room is bound to accumulate rising heat, so blocking heat transfer with highly efficient ICFs is an excellent idea.
Recent years have seen plenty of research into fire-resistant construction, with some outstanding results. In this post, we will walk you through 2 essential strategies for designing and building homes in areas prone to wildfire.
Discover the many advantages of building school safe rooms with ICFs and share some recent statistics about safe rooms built with insulated concrete forms for hard-hit regions of the US.