I want to save money on my build so I am considering slab on grade 2 story rather than the allowable 2 1/2 story with SIPS. Most of the builders I've talked are suggested the 2 1/2 (to maximize sq ft) and stick frame. What do you think?
Compared to pre-fab wall assemblies - how does ICF Construction fare?
Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019 Wall assemblies - new construction 2 responses
Can I use straw bale sips on the exterior of a shipping container home?
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How do you prevent walls from rotting in humid climates?
Posted by Rose Alderson Nov. 5, 2018 Wall assemblies - new construction 3 responses
What are your thoughts on using large flax straw bales (4x4) to build in Saskatchewan?
Posted by Al Birchard Nov. 11, 2019 Wall assemblies - new construction 3 responses
I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?
Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017 Wall assemblies - renovation 13 responses
Are Insulated Concrete Forms and Gigacrete panels good?
Posted by Dallin Sumpter Feb. 21, 2019 Wall assemblies - new construction 5 responses
What are the pros and cons of building a house on a slab on grade foundation?
Posted by Debra Kroening Jan. 5, 2022 New foundations and slab-on-grade 6 responses
What infloor radiant heating would you use in a corewood home design?
Posted by John Yoho Feb. 6, 2020 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
How do you replace windows in a double stud wall house?
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How do you design and build a green home on a very small budget?
Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018 Concept and design 1 response
What is your opinion about building a garage on posts (screw piles)?
Posted by Les P Dec. 11, 2017 Foundations and Basements 1 response
What type of insulation should I put on the exterior of my new home?
Posted by Alex Kesheshian April 23, 2020 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
What is the best way to do interior and exterior insulation in a cold climate?
Posted by Joshua Eckhaus Nov. 17, 2022 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
What type of insulation under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?
Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020 Wall assemblies - renovation 4 responses
How do you do a vapor barrier in a dense pack cellulose wall?
Posted by Ian MacKay July 26, 2018 Wall assemblies - renovation 4 responses
What is the best REMOTE wall assembly detail for airtightness?
Posted by David Perreault Nov. 10, 2022 Wall assemblies - new construction 6 responses
What are the best practices for a pier foundation on sloped bedrock?
Posted by s w July 12, 2022 New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 response
Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?
Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019 Concept and design 2 responses
What is the best heating system for new home build?
Posted by Maureen Thompson Oct. 28, 2021 Heating and cooling 5 responses
How do you re-do the insulation on a old cabin from the outside?
Posted by Raphael Couture Sept. 14, 2020 Wall assemblies - renovation 3 responses