What is sufficient PSI for underslab insulation to accommodate a 7,000-pound truck and a 9,500-pound skid steer?
What is sufficient PSI for underslab insulation to accommodate a 7,000-pound truck and a 9,500-pound skid steer? The sufficient PSI for underslab insulation to accommodate a 7,000-pound truck or a 9,500 skid steer loader is 16 PSI. This value accounts for the point loads imposed by the truck and the skid loader as well as […]
Foam board insulation is an essential component in any wall assembly — it boosts R-values, helps manage moisture build up in the wall cavity and eliminates thermal bridging. But how thick should your layer of rigid insulation be? The answer hinges on nine general factors that determine the required thickness of foam board insulation on […]
3. Install Inspection Strips
Inspection strips allow you to visually inspect the home’s sill plate and rim joist for signs of termites or carpenter ants. This way, you can catch an infestation and call in pest control before excessive damage occurs.
Radon is a hazardous, radioactive gas that’s prevalent across much of North America. But while our building codes have a working solution, what if we told you that there’s a product that performs 7 times better at stopping Radon ingress? This post will examine the test results comparing the Radon-retarding properties of Halo’s Subterra Plus versus the current code requirement.
Why Halo’s 16 PSI Subterra Plus Is the Better Alternative for Your Project Whether you’re a builder or an architect, you know that some products have a way of making it into specs and turning up in project after project. Often this can happen with no code requirement or any actual edge over other products. […]