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  • Hemp Insulation for Homeowners 101
    January 19, 2024 Jake Goodwin

    Hemp Insulation for Homeowners 101

    In the ever-evolving world of construction materials, homeowners and contractors are increasingly turning to sustainable and eco-friendly options. One such innovation that has gained significant attention is hemp fiber insulation batting. In this article, we'll delve into the advantages of...

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  • Refractory Cement: What it Is, Plus 5 Things You NEED to Know
    January 2, 2023 Jake Goodwin

    Refractory Cement: What it Is, Plus 5 Things You NEED to Know

    Refractory Cement is a heat-resistant material designed to line fireboxes and withstand very hot environments (2,000-3,000*F) such as firebox linings, forges, kilns, ovens, incinerators, crematoriums, and other high temperature equipment. Refractory cement is commonly combined with other products like firebrick and other ceramics to further increase thermal resistance.  
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  • 9 Mistakes To Avoid When Using ICF Blocks
    January 15, 2022 Jake Goodwin

    9 Mistakes To Avoid When Using ICF Blocks

    The common mistakes to avoid when using ICF blocks are working without a guide, failing to do a thorough pre-pour inspection, using the wrong concrete mix, using too many cantilevers, poor choice of bracing and alignment systems, ignoring the roofline,...

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  • 5 Reasons Why ICF Construction is Better than Wood
    January 9, 2022 Jake Goodwin

    5 Reasons Why ICF Construction is Better than Wood

    ICF construction is excellent at insulating homes and reducing both acoustic noise and HVAC costs. ICF holds up against violent storms and natural disasters such as fires, earthquakes, and high winds. Structures that utilize ICF also last more than a...

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  • How do Insulated Concrete Forms Work?
    December 4, 2021 Jake Goodwin

    How do Insulated Concrete Forms Work?

    Commonly used in residential and commercial construction, insulated concrete forms (ICF) are permanent polystyrene blocks that are filled with concrete to create extremely durable and thermally efficient walls. Insulated concrete forms are what keep a home stable, durable, and warm, but how...

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  • Are Rubber Pavers Good for Driveways?
    February 6, 2021 Jake Goodwin

    Are Rubber Pavers Good for Driveways?

    Recycled pavers have gained traction as an alternative to concrete. Specifically, more people prefer installing rubber pavers for walkway surface and outdoor living spaces. For that reason, you might be wondering if rubber pavers are good for driveways.

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  • Can Rubber Pavers Be Used on Grass or Dirt?
    January 29, 2021 Jake Goodwin

    Can Rubber Pavers Be Used on Grass or Dirt?

    Rubber Pavers can be installed on grass or dirt, and they are simple to install. Place them over any existing grass or dirt to create a walkway between any two points in a property and even indoors. Recycled Rubber Pavers...

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  • Boral Foundry Vinyl Shake Siding
    January 16, 2021 Jake Goodwin

    Everything You Need to Know About Vinyl Shake Siding

     Vinyl shake siding is a synthetic exterior cladding designed for residential homes and small apartment buildings. Its indistinguishable from genuine wood and possesses synthetic fiber's advantages of low maintenance, customization, longevity, and curb appeal. 

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