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Posted in thread: Basement renovation with a partially insulated exterior on 01-01-2012 at 09:09 PM
Appreciate the advise. Do you paint the concrete with any type of water sealant? How do you
insulate the interior? Foam board in the framing or insulation batts? YOu then mentioned a
vapor barrier, wh...
Posted in thread: Basement Tie Rod holes on 01-01-2012 at 09:01 PM
Yes there is a perimeter drain. I assume this then comes inside to my sump pump.
Posted in thread: Basement Tie Rod holes on 01-01-2012 at 07:31 PM
I agree with looking into what is causing the water to get in to the holes from the exterior.
Would you recommend popping out the holes and leaving them exposed during the spring rainy
season to see w...
Posted in thread: Basement renovation with a partially insulated exterior on 01-01-2012 at 07:23 PM
My concern about insulating in the inside also is I thought I would already have a vapor
barrier outside with the 2" foam. By insulating and adding a vapor barrier on the inside,
wouldn't I be creatin...
Posted in thread: Basement Tie Rod holes on 12-31-2011 at 07:04 AM
I am going to renovate my basement but first I plan to permanently seal all of the tie rods
holes (just skimmed over by builder). Was planning on knocking each hole out, pop a cork in
leaving 1" void ...
Posted in thread: Basement renovation with a partially insulated exterior on 12-30-2011 at 09:21 PM
Would like some advise on how to finish my basement interior with insulation. I live in South
East Michigan area.I have 2" foam board insulation on the exterior of the poured concrete wall.
The board ...
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