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Old 01-30-2009, 06:48 PM   #1
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ICF Vs ZIP System Wall


Researching construction a house and trying to figure what way to go with the foundation and basement walls.

Was first looking at ICF but now looking at replacing basement walls with what I was going to do the rest of the house with: ZIP System Walls with spray foam insulation.

Any advantage one has over the other and what about cost difference.

I do know that if I were to make any changes in the future a "conventional" wall system is much easier to work with.

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Basement walls with ZIP system?

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Re: ICF Vs ZIP System Wall


yeah guess that came out funny, was trying to get question out before heading to dinner table.

It would be the ground floor walls, not basement. Second floor and roof would be ZIP System. They would also be 6" exterior walls

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