New Training for the Fox Block Interlock
We have found it to be a waste of time and ener­gy to attempt to off­set or stag­ger the block as in the pho­to to the left. By cre­at­ing a ver­ti­cal stacked seam you will be more accu­rate with the job dimen­sions and will increase your prof­it by gain­ing effi­cien­cy.
5 disadvantages to diy concrete foundation forms
5 Disadvantages to DIY Concrete Foundation Forms
Before you begin your con­crete foun­da­tion forms DIY project, con­sid­er these five dis­ad­van­tages of DIY con­crete form con­struc­tion.
Exterior Wall Thickness How Thick Should Your Walls Be
Exterior Wall Thickness: How Thick Should Your Walls Be?
The exte­ri­or wall thick­ness of a home sig­nif­i­cant­ly impacts the house’s ener­gy effi­cien­cy, dis­as­ter resis­tance, and IEQ. Learn how thick exte­ri­or walls should be.
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Designing a Modern Home with Insulated Concrete Form Construction
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ICF Home Plans are Versatile and Limitless in Design Options
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The Superior Thermal Performance of ICF Lintels over Wood Lintels
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5 Alternative Building Methods that Can Improve Profits and Productivity
Improv­ing prof­its with­out sac­ri­fic­ing qual­i­ty — the ulti­mate goal of all home­builders. Here are five alter­na­tive build­ing meth­ods that can improve your net prof­it mar­gin by sav­ing time and mon­ey.
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5 Common Misconceptions About ICF Construction
ICF con­struc­tion cre­ates mod­ern struc­tures that are ener­gy-effi­cient, durable, dis­as­ter-resis­tant, and have good indoor envi­ron­men­tal qual­i­ty (IEQ). ICF con­struc­tion is also strong, flex­i­ble, fast and easy to install. Unfor­tu­nate­ly, even with these many ben­e­fits, some archi­tects and con­trac­tors are reluc­tant to uti­lize it due to mis­con­cep­tions about ICF con­struc­tion.
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8 Tips for Contractors Installing ICF on Commercial Projects
Com­mer­cial ICF instal­la­tion can seem com­pli­cat­ed and over­whelm­ing if you don’t go in prepped and pre­pared. Keep read­ing to learn eight of our best tips for installing ICF on com­mer­cial projects.
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Vertical vs. Horizontal ICF: Pros and Cons
Both ver­ti­cal and hor­i­zon­tal ICFs con­struc­tion cre­ate mois­ture- and dis­as­ter-resis­tant walls with excel­lent R‑values. But which is the bet­ter ICF wall?