Current Projects: ICF home

The wood window bucks are attached to the concrete walls with tapcon screws and the windows are screwed to the wood bucks.

Sheldon precision pouring the walls.

Mix truck and boom pump.

Michael pouring the walls, Sheldon consolidating the concrete below the window sill with a vibrator.

Ty installing the chases for the electrical, gas, and dryer vents.

Michael consolidating the concrete with a vibrator.

Pouring the garage door header.  We went with a 4" concrete header to allow room to recess the garage door hardware.

Ty running screws through the safe room ceiling decking to secure it to the concrete when it cures.

Ty and Norman pouring the safe room lid.  The safe room is the master closet and is capable of withstanding tornado force winds.

Tristan setting the truss anchor straps into the concrete.

Sheldon and crew laying up ICF blocks.

Micheal setting top course reabar on the garage wall.

ICF (insulated concrete foam) walls provide strength and sound superior sound isolation from traffic noise. 
Pouring the slab with a pump truck.

Cutting the block for the sliding glass door threshold recess.

Ty cutting the form for the sliding glass door threshold depression.

ICF home

Les White, Acorn Construction General Contractor, #RG0055853
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