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DIY ICF perimeter foundation

joenorm | Posted in General Questions on

I will be taking on a new build for myself and am wondering if using ICF for the perimeter foundation would be a good option.

I can rent forms from a builder for $800 

It got me wondering how much ICF might cost. I could put that same money toward ICF and and they become my forms.

This is a very basic rectangular crawlspace foundation.

Walls would be in the 3 feet tall range.

Has anyone DIY’d these? If so is there a brand you recommend?

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Here is a link to a relevant article: "A Fast Foundation for an Addition."

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