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DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 01-01-2012, 09:09 PM
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Appreciate the advise. Do you paint the...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-01-2012, 09:01 PM
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Yes there is a perimeter drain. I assume this...

Yes there is a perimeter drain. I assume this then comes inside to my sump pump.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-01-2012, 07:31 PM
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I agree with looking into what is causing the...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 01-01-2012, 07:23 PM
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Posted By dekerbrian
My concern about insulating in the inside also is...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 12-31-2011, 07:04 AM
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Basement Tie Rod holes

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"...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 12-30-2011, 09:21 PM
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Basement renovation with a partially insulated exterior

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...
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