Custom Homes LTD is fully committed to building environmentally friendly homes, which includes maintaining the air quality  indoors. We face environmental pollution every day we step outside our door. Emissions from industries, carbon monoxide emissions from cars, trucks and buses, and many other toxins affect the air we breathe. It's hard enough to deal with all of that, much of...

  A home built with insulating concrete forms (ICFs) is more affordable than you may think. Does building with ICFs cost a little more than traditional stick wall construction? Yes. Does that additional investment get quickly recouped by the tremendous savings in energy, interest, and insurance costs? Absolutely! Also, consider the reduced maintenance costs and higher resell value and you can see...

Of all construction materials, concrete is one of the most resistant to heat and fire. That fire resistance gives houses built with ICFs (insulating concrete forms) certain safety advantages. And those advantages give you yet another reason to consider using ICFs for your custom home.   How well do ICF walls hold up in a fire? Unlike wood, concrete does not burn. Unlike...