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Earth Day 2014: Ways to Celebrate

Earth Day is coming up next week! In 1970 April 22nd was established by former Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Melson and has since been known as an annual holiday to celebrate our unique planet with environmentally conscious decisions. Next Tuesday we encourage everyone to find the time to get outside and appreciate the outdoors. While you’re
What a pleasure the EX panels are! Having finished basements with both wood and metal stud framing before, I tried InSoFast EX in the hopes of increased performance over traditional methods, but I wasn’t expecting the panels to be quite so fast to install. The system has been well thought out, and is a pleasure locking the panels together. Electrical and custom stereo wiring was as straightforward as all other aspects of the project — from ordering through drywall install. Thank you.

Homeowners Edition: A Majestic Mountain Home in Coeur d’Alene

The new Homeowners Edition of our blog will take a look at the inspiring interiors and exteriors of beautiful and innovative homes throughout the country. We’ll tour these charming places and speak with the homeowners directly. Why? Because insulating your home with InSoFast is only the first step in creating your dream home. The Homeowners

What to Know About Basement Insulation

Adding insulation to your basement is one of the most effective investments you can make for your home. The payback can begin in only 4.4 years! But in order to make the renovation worthwhile, there are a few factors to consider before you start insulating. The importance of addressing mold and moisture problems among other

Shipping Containers in Our Modern Framework

You’ve seen shipping containers on commercial freight trains, lugging anonymous cargo across the countryside. Their colorful stacked grid work overflows the landscape of seaside shipyards, filled with electronics and fabrics from across the Pacific Ocean. Shipping containers are an essential component of our modern day transportation system. Did you know that it’s actually more cost

DIY Sweat Equity: Tuck Under Family Room

Back in 2012 DIY Sweat Equity aired an episode called Tuck Under Family Room. The episode follows homeowners Mat & Leslie Edstrom who are on a mission to tackle a DIY remodel of their 1930’s home. Now that their young sons are ‘tweens’, they wish to remodel the tuck under garage into a huge family

EPS: the Extraordinary Product Solution

InSoFast panels wouldn’t be nearly as effective and moisture resistant if they were not made from Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Foam. This week on the blog the Insulation Corporation of America (ICA) will be taking us through the multi-step process of how EPS is manufactured, recycled and transformed into a variety of applications. Here’s your chance

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