Efflorescence / Discussions

How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?

...efflorescence marks on the bottom of the walls in certain areas. At one point, I was thinking of installing roxul insulation in the floor joist in the basemen...

Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses

My basement is smelly and humid, what can I do about that?

...efflorescence (white stains) on your walls. That occurs when water around an unprotected foundation saturates the concrete (or cinder blocks if that’s what you ...

Posted by Jeff O. Feb. 8, 2017, 10:22 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

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

...efflorescence (moisture stains) on the walls? South Carolina can have a bit of a range of climate zones, so exactly which part are you in? You should also check...

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