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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.

What Lies Beneath: A Basement Transformation

When Carla sent us project photos from her recently completed basement project, it was initially difficult to even process the transformation. The walls went from rough to incredibly sleek. Her pre-InSoFast basement certainly brought back a few specific youthful memories. Did you ever fearfully tip toe down your childhood home’s creaky basement steps to the

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.

Guest Post: Top 3 Places to Check for Escaping Heat in a Home

Maintaining climate-controlled interiors is essential for many homeowners this time of year. While heat is considered a necessity, some individuals might be surprised to learn how much of it leaks from the home – even through closed doors. In fact, a third of a home’s total heat loss is typically through the windows and doors,

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