Insulating Concrete Forms

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A 5000-sf House That Can Be Heated With a Hairdryer

Watch as Matt Risinger explores the construction details used to slash the heating and cooling bills for a large Canadian home. More

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Insulating Foundations

Regardless of climate, an insulated foundation is key to a more energy-efficient... More

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Tornado-Struck Oklahoma Couple Rebuilds With Concrete

The Moore, Oklahome tornado of May 20, 2013 destroyed their house. Now, Jasper and Amanda Warden are rebuilding with concrete. More

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Super-Insulated Slab Foundations

Compacted drainage stone and a thick layer of foam prevent frost damage and keep... More

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Beyond the Basics With ICFs

Curved walls and arch-topped openings are possible with standard blocks. More

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On the Job: ICF Retaining Wall

ICF retaining wall; no-sweat plumbing; overhead lift trailer More

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Insulated Swimming Pool, Anyone?

When builder Todd LaBarge wanted to install a vinyl-lined swimming pool at his... More

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Installing Manufactured Stone Over ICFs

To ensure good adhesion, use an acrylic mortar admix and make sure the faux stones... More

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Pouring a Structural Slab

An East Coast builder describes how to form and pour a structural garage slab... More

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