I read in one of your articles when putting up rigid fome to Install two inches of rigid insulation board directly against concrete. A mold expert told me to put the board on top of the framing, not directly onto the concrete wall so the house can breath. What is the right course of action? Thank you
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Can you use Foam boards on basement walls to stop condensation?
Posted by Chad Johnson Dec. 21, 2019, 7:59 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses
Can you Insulate a Cinder block basement foundation with Rockwool?
Posted by Victor B June 19, 2019, 11:41 p.m. Basements improvements 5 Responses
What do I in my basement where new insulation meets old?
Posted by Steve J July 20, 2019, 10:01 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses
How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?
Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses
How do you fix a moisture problem in a finished basement?
Posted by Margo MACFARLANE Oct. 28, 2019, 10:24 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses
What is the best way to insulate a crawlspace to keep humidity down and stop odors?
Posted by Dave Bell Oct. 24, 2019, 3:57 p.m. Crawl spaces 3 Responses
What insulation should I put on basement block walls that is resistant to mold?
Posted by Ken Gee July 31, 2019, 3:25 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses
What is the best foam board insulation under drywall
Posted by Wesley Pracht Jan. 11, 2020, 8:10 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
How should I insulate basement Walls in climate zone 5?
Posted by Chad Johnson March 25, 2019, 8:33 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses
Is EPS or XPS better for use in basement rim joists? Should faced or unfaced foam boards be used?
Posted by Thomas Dispenza Sept. 8, 2019, 12:43 a.m. Basements improvements 6 Responses
What is the best way to insulate rim joists with EPS and batts?
Posted by Steve J July 18, 2019, 3:53 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses
Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?
Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses
How do you remove moisture and condensation from basement walls?
Posted by Aaron Keating July 27, 2019, 4:51 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses
What is the best way to reduce humidity in a basement?
Posted by Frank Cooper Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses
What type of Insulation can I use on the exterior of my home?
Posted by Scott Muller April 18, 2019, 2:19 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 6 Responses
What is the best way to insulate a home from the outside?
Posted by Sylvie Gagnon Dec. 12, 2017, 11:58 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?
Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses
What is the best way to insulate embedded joists in a basement Montreal Home?
Posted by Emil Idf Jan. 7, 2020, 8:34 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses
My basement is smelly and humid, what can I do about that?
Posted by Jeff O. Feb. 8, 2017, 10:22 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses
What is the best way to insulate the basement of an old house?
Posted by Bryan Squirrell Jan. 14, 2020, 7:59 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses
I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?
Posted by Joe F Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses
Is a vapor barrier necessary under a concrete slab with foam insulation and if so, where does go?
Posted by Grady 22 Aug. 17, 2019, 12:19 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses