Ridgid foam vapor barrier

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Ridgid foam vapor barrier

Post by Nick280 » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:47 am

New to the forum . Had a question regarding insulating basement with ridgid foam insulation. Do i overlap the wood that is in the framed window or go short
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Also how far up to the top do i go . See picture below
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Re: Ridgid foam vapor barrier

Post by Shannon » Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:47 pm

It depends on the window but usually you can go right to the opening. You can then insulate the gap with window and door sprayfoam after the window jambs are installed.

Insulate right to the top.
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