As insulated concrete forms gain ground in the residential marketplace, contractors and installers are learning about the benefits of this building system.
The appeal of wood is its natural makeup and warm texture. But that which most attracts us to hardwood flooring is also the reason for most of the call backs flooring installers have to deal with.
Four insulated concrete form houses in a low-income housing project in Louisville are among the first built with home plans for affordable housing that could be game changer for residential construction.
A builder recently had a question about a project where the wall sheathing was allowed to get wet. They wanted to know what the maximum moisture content should be before closing the walls back up.
Homes in Britain are among the oldest in Europe, and the cost of heating properties that leak heat is leading to fuel poverty for many residents.
Attics heat up when the sun’s radiant energy heats the shingles and the heat is transferred to the interior attic space through the roofing materials via conduction.
GREENGUARD-certified SPF products are a more environmentally conscious option for insulating and air sealing the home.
An ICF building project that uses traditional lumber for door and window openings won't deliver all the benefits that it could.
One of the keys to a successful insulated concrete form project is to end up with straight and true walls, and one manufacturer has addressed that problem.
With severe storms becoming more common in many parts of the country, an easy-to-build concrete form storm shelter can provide peace of mind - and safety.