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by lariviere
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Rim Joist Insulation With Different Method Using Rigid Board
Replies: 11
Views: 393

Re: Rim Joist Insulation With Different Method Using Rigid Board

Thanks again Shannon One last question about the foam. Does it need to lay perfectly flat against the concrete? There are of small ridges and bumps from the forms, it will be impossible to have the foam board be tight to the wall. And just a FYI for readers if you live near the US border you get Owe...
by lariviere
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: re use builders insulation blanket or not?
Replies: 2
Views: 148

Re: Rim Joist Insulation With Different Method Using Rigid Board

Forgot to mention I’m in Windsor, so milder winters and humid summers. Would it be appropriate to not go all the way to the floor in case of basement flooding? I see a lot of people stopping about foot off the floor.
Thanks again.
by lariviere
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: re use builders insulation blanket or not?
Replies: 2
Views: 148

re use builders insulation blanket or not?

Hi Shannon, Just found your site, thank you for all the great information. I’m currently finishing my basement and have some questions about insulating. I currently have builder installed blanket insulation four feet down, then bare concrete. My plan was to remove the blanket and use 2” rigid foam f...