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How to Insulate a New Home's Foundations

The foundations are an important part of your home, for the obvious reason that they support everything else. But they are also a major source of energy loss unless they are properly insulated, since Read more »

How to Keep Foundations Dry

Whatever type of foundation you lay for your home, and regardless of whether you're building a passive solar design or a traditional house, it is very important (especially for passive homes) to keep Read more »

How to Lay a Shallow Frost-Protected Foundation

A shallow, frost-protected foundation uses both horizontal and vertical insulation to retain extra heat around the building, reducing the depth of the frost line. This, in turn, allows a building to Read more »

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