Category Archives: Durisol

Durisol Home in Cross Section

Durisol Home in Cross Section

How cool is this?   It’s a core from the house drilled for utilities.  Left to right, it’s cement bonded wood fiber-concrete-rockwool-cement bonded wood fiber-3 layers of stucco. I’m going to have to put this up on the wall as a piece of art.     READ MORE

Trusses, Twinkies, and Rock and Roll

Trusses, Twinkies, and Rock and Roll

Tuesdays at the pit are crazy. We have to leave Pentwater early enough for 9am piano lessons in GR, 10:30 allergy shots in Forest Hills, then lunch at the pit, 12:00 cello lessons in Easttown, patients start at 1:10 in Wyoming for me.  The kids hang out at the pit all day with Ryan until… READ MORE

First Floor Done, No Blow Outs

First Floor Done, No Blow Outs

So our builder, Jake, is the go-to guy around here when it comes to ICFs. He built his own house with them recently. But this is his first project using Durisol. And he was giving me palpitations with his plan to do the entire house in two concrete pours. I was certain he was going to… READ MORE

The Durisol Has Arrived

The Durisol Has Arrived

Two semi-trucks full of Durisol have arrived. They traveled from Canada, successfully passing through customs check on their way. Now the entire property is packed with block.  READ MORE