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Imperfect Ceiling Heights
8ft-high ceilings make for a very easy InSoFast installation. Because each panel is 2ft high, you won’t need any modifications at the top of the wall. In fact, this is the case for any ceiling height evenly divisible by two. 6ft ceilings, 10ft ceilings, 24ft ceilings: no modification. But what do you do with an…
Designing Food-Safe Refrigerated Containers
Just outside of a small town in Southern Oregon’s wine country Shane has been diligently working on his farm, planning for next season’s crop. He’s using InSoFast to insulate several shipping containers that will serve as climate controlled coolers to dry his produce after harvest. Since Shane grows an edible product, the environment in the…
Dings, Dents and DIY: What to do with Damaged Panels
Olga is our favorite kind of customer; smart, levelheaded and ready to take on a DIY challenge. She maintained this rationality even when facing some panic-worthy hiccups. For Olga finishing her chilly Michigan basement was a must. She needed the extra space to build out a room for her teenage daughter. Her basement is huge,…
A DIY Shipping Container Home
Back in 2014 we discussed the debt free sustainable lifestyle associated with The Tiny House Movement and Shipping Container Architecture. Throughout the past several years the movement seems to have moved along even further. HGTV has released several “Tiny House” shows and our Container Home customer base has grown from tiny to not so tiny.…
You were so helpful to me when I needed to finish my basement floor. I could not believe how easy and effective this product is. I’m sixty-three years old and I was able to install InSoFast throughout my entire basement, large room, bathroom, hallway and mud room by myself in one day.Ed worked out the layout and emailed me the hand-drawn plan and away I went. Every one of the workers from electrician to drywaller and plumber could not get over the product and the service that went with it. Thank you again for all your help.
A Basement Cost Comparison
How does InSoFast measure up when it comes to cost and labor? This page shows three typical basement remodeling situations and draws a comparison between the “Big Box” method and the InSoFast method for handling those situations. 440 sq-ft 840 sq-ft 1,640 sq-ft We check out factors like the cost, weight, and delivery of materials…
Interior Rehab with InSoFast over Masonry Walls
In a recent This Old House Q & A, a homeowner was looking for answers on how to insulate his 1950s brick colonial home. The concrete block walls were completely void of insulation. In response to his question, Tom Silva bluntly states that concrete block walls are “the perfect application for InSoFast foam panels”.
How Strong is the InSoFast Stud?
We understand the initial concerns people have in learning our panels’ structural framing is made of plastic…and that it’s designed to be glued. It’s no small matter, which is why we’ve worked like mad scientists to perfect the multiple engineered features that make our panels so dependable, including the stud load capacity.
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