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Build Tight, Ventilate Right: A Retrofit Story

Back in 2014 we started working with a customer in Pennsylvania who had already been renovating his home for 3 years. Bill initially used InSoFast in his basement, but the next important step was the exterior. Motivated by his interest in building science, Bill planned his retrofit thinking, “build tight, ventilate right”. The exterior retrofit

Perimeter Drainage Systems

Can I integrate InSoFast panels into a perimeter drainage system? The overall answer is yes. You can. However, there are many types of drainage systems and techniques for installing them. Therefore, this page is intended to familiarize you with the concepts of a perimeter drainage system and how they should work in conjunction with other

Guest Post: 5 Tips for Managing Basement Floods

Basement floods are one of the most depressing and frustrating emergencies a homeowner faces. Whether from an aging water heater or from fierce storms, inches of water in a basement can cause enormous psychological and material damage. Managing flood damage is just as much a process of healing the family as it is remediating the

10 Videos To Watch Before Installing InSoFast

When we founded our company back in 2006, one of our core goals was to make insulation simple. Soon after the launch we started our Youtube channel with informative videos about our product specifications and installation tips. Chances are if you have an InSoFast question, you can find a detailed video on our channel that

Preparing Your Basement for Insulation

There are several steps you must address and plan before you start stacking your InSoFast panels. Think of it as a game plan, charted specifically for your project space. To make the process easier to jump-start, we’ve mapped out all the Project Prep Steps you need to tackle: 1. Determine the Condition of Your Walls

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

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