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  • Posted in thread: Basement Framing for HVAC on 01-13-2017 at 10:59 PM
    I have a ramset. do people usually do a nail in between every other stud space?

  • Posted in thread: Basement Framing for HVAC on 01-13-2017 at 10:34 AM
    Sorry, another question, if I'm doing a double top plate, can I nail the first top plate to the
    top floor joists, build the rest of the wall on the ground, lift it up, then nail that to the
    upper top ...

  • Posted in thread: Basement Framing for HVAC on 01-13-2017 at 08:03 AM
    If the house is built with an unfinished basement, the comfort heat is designed for that
    configuration, because only a fool would design for maybe.Unless they were asked by the home
    owner doing the bu...

  • Posted in thread: Basement Framing for HVAC on 01-12-2017 at 04:41 PM
    Yes, when I first started looking into this, I asked the original installer, and he said that
    the current one was sized big enough for finishing the basement.

  • Posted in thread: Basement Framing for HVAC on 01-12-2017 at 02:05 PM
    OH, is 1/2" XPS insulation ok for the walls as a vapor barrier? or do you all think I'm better
    off skiping all together? when I go to the basement it is definately MUCH colder than the
    upstairs even w...

  • Posted in thread: Basement Framing for HVAC on 01-12-2017 at 01:43 PM
    Thanks Everyone!I know every place has different codes, but the information I have been given
    in this forum has given me HUGE help, and without it, I think the 4 questions I had for the
    inspector woul...

  • Posted in thread: Basement Framing for HVAC on 01-12-2017 at 10:47 AM
    Agreed! I did find that I can get an R-5 for less, but Home Depot is out of stock :( I like
    Home depot for it because I have a 10% off coupon lol

  • Posted in thread: Basement Framing for HVAC on 01-12-2017 at 08:09 AM
    I heard back from the inspector. Here is what he says in regards to the R-5...The code has
    changed for foundation insulation over the years. More is not always better. Too much
    insulation restricts he...

  • Posted in thread: Basement Framing for HVAC on 01-11-2017 at 07:03 PM
    Ok, he kinda lost me a bit. Below is what he saud.Exterior meets code with exposure and air
    changes per hour. You can insulate on interior Max. R-5 seal with tape and at edges with 2x4
    wall in front. ...

  • Posted in thread: Basement Framing for HVAC on 01-11-2017 at 06:24 PM
    This is weird. The inspector got back to me and said r-5 insulation on inside wall max since
    builder did r-10 outside. I replied back asking if he meant min, but haven't heard. Have any of
    you heard a...

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