ICF on site: External finishes

How to finish for your external Insulating Concrete Formwork (ICF) wall.

In this article we cover:

  • Render types suitable for use with ICF: types and how they’re installed plus watchpoints
  • Other options including stone and timber
  • How to get the best result from your chosen finish
  • Top tips to make sure your ICF build goes to plan

Daithi McGourty

Written by Daithi McGourty

Daithí is an architectural technologist working for MMA Architects, a practice located in Co Westmeath. He has over 20 years’ experience working on large scale commercial and residential projects, schools, private health care clinics, and one-off private dwellings. This guide is for information purposes only; professional guidance must be sought for your own specific project.

ICF on site: Upper floors

Period holiday home in Co Donegal