ICF foundations (insulated concrete foundations)

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1/29/2008 at 1:09:43 AM

What is your opinion about installing (or personal experiences with) these kinds of foundations?

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Date/Time2/20/2008 at 9:40:43 PM

I honestly cannot imagine why anyone would do any other. It's just benefit after benefit, can't lose. In fact ( the framers are gonna hate me) I cannot imagine not building the entire house this way. Look into it, get info from ICF manufacturers...can't lose. The best way to go. My personal preference for manufactures is Arxx. (If I can say that.) Do some research and you'll understand my opinion. Good luck.

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Date/Time3/19/2008 at 10:50:17 AM

Hi Mr Gemmell, I have personally built half a dozen ICF buildings, NUDURA'S Type ( viewable on our website) and there is nothing in this world that even comes close to comparing. I've actually stopped buying, building and selling homes because i dread the day i have to hand over the keys once there completed. ( I currently live in a conventional home, and i think my thoughts of buying, building and selling custom homes will return once i have one of my own). The homes are typically more expensive 15%, and more challenging to build because they require more attention to detail. Which isn't a challenge for us since we are custom home builders, but is a great challenge for tract builders.

Please contact us with any questions you may have, thanks


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