Polystyrene foamboard can be glued to concrete or to other foamboard panels with special low-volatile organic compound foamboard adhesive. If special foamboard adhesive is not available, general-use construction polystyr... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

Styrofoam keeps things cold because it is made from polystyrene, a substance known for its low thermal conductivity, which is its ability to transfer heat. Styrofoam also uses millions of microscopic air bubbles as insul... More »

Small-scale model houses can be made out of Styrofoam, using glue or pins and a utility knife. Alternatively, houses that are large enough to live in can be constructed out of Styrofoam using plastic ribbing and concrete... More » Hobbies & Games
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