John & Melanie Richard

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Basement Walls

Construction of the basement and garage walls began on September 14th. Our builder, David Miller, convinced us to use Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF), and they are really very interesting. You can read more about them on the Nudura home page at http://www.nudura.com/.
 
The walls were completed in 3 days!!

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Nudura ICF blocks

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Building the walls

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View of how the rebar and wall stiffeners are added.

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Nudura rep Brian builds the scaffold braces.

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Ready for the concrete

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Pouring the walls

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Its like a big pastry tube.

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Completed walls.

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Plates are recessed in the top of the wall