Video: Strategies For Managing Pressure In ICF Walls While Pouring

  Video Transcript Strategies For Managing Pressure On ICF Walls While Pouring   Pressure occurs at areas in the wall where you disrupt the flow of concrete such as short corners or large openings next to corners. It also occurs when you vibrate the walls between lifts to ensure proper consolidation. Vibration helps to get rid of air pockets and ensure there is no honeycombing in the wall. It also causes the concrete to return to a semi-liquid state, temporarily increasing the pressure in that area. In this video, we’ll show you how to combat pressure in these situations.  

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Videos: How to Construct ICF Pilasters

  Video Transcript In this video, we’re going to cover how to form pilasters in ICF construction. pilasters or pilasters are rectangular columns that project from within a wall. They are typically present where a structural load must be carried that exceeds the capabilities of the wall. The wall thickens to accommodate the structural requirements of the pilaster. In our example, we’re building an 8-foot basement with BuildLock KD blocks. The yellow bridges are 8 inches and the red bridges are 12 inches. We are building a 12 by 20-inch pilaster.   For our first course, we’ll need to cut

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Video: Digital Product Catalog: BuildDeck ICF Decking

  Video Transcript Welcome to BuildBlock’s Digital Product Catalog. BuildBlock provides a wide variety of insulating concrete form products and accessories. Our one-stop shopping experience helps to make every job simple, cohesive, and efficient. This video is part of our Digital Product Catalog, which is a series of videos that will cover our entire product line.   In this video, we’ll cover BuildDeck. The BuildDeck floor and roof decking system is a lightweight, stay-in-place, insulating concrete form and is used to construct a solid, monolithic, and insulated concrete floor or roof. BuildDeck provides structural integrity through reinforced concrete while providing

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