Cinder block basement / Discussions

Can you Insulate a Cinder block basement foundation with Rockwool?

...basements. Basements and basement walls work differently in summer and winter than walls exposed to air . Basement walls are always cold but touching earth ...

Posted by Victor B June 19, 2019, 11:41 p.m. Basements improvements 5 Responses

What is your opinion on filling block foundations with concrete?

...cinderblock foundation walls in the basement. We’ve got a minor crack in the grout, and we were advised to fill the block with concrete for strength, in additio...

Posted by Nina Hartt March 21, 2019, 8:06 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

What insulation should I put on basement block walls that is resistant to mold?

...cinder block wall basement Removing radon gas from basements How to insulate a crawlspace How much insulation does a basement need? Thank you so much Mi...

Posted by Ken Gee July 31, 2019, 3:25 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

How do you apply vapor barrier and insulation to a CMU house?

...block for seismic resistance and attach the studs to the block. The block walls will basically become a veneer. Can I apply a paint vapor barrier, and which sid...

Posted by Scott Brekke Nov. 22, 2019, 9:37 a.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

I have many issues with my house where should I start?

...basements and crawlspaces How to insulate a CMU cinder block foundation The best way to insulate a basement to avoid mold How to insulate an a...

Posted by Bryan Squirrell Sept. 29, 2019, 3:08 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Should you put insulation on the outside of a cinder block wall in a desert?

...basement, being a cinderblock home with a 2 foot over hang. I studed my inner wall, I put R13 fiberglass and sheet rock, then on the outside I tared the out sid...

Posted by Michael Apodaca March 9, 2020, 3:10 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses