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ryanmcl 02-04-2013 08:17 PM

Does this change my insulation plans?
My foundation is covered with this waterproofing wrap.

Does this change any of the normal insulation procedures for the basement? 2" XPS, taped, caulked, ect ect.

Or is this more or less a safe guard to try and keep water away?

Ameri-Dry Guy 02-21-2013 11:12 AM

No if your foundation is waterproofed you should be able to install your insulation per manufacturers specs.

-Ameri-Dry Guy

Gary in WA 02-24-2013 06:32 PM

That product takes care of the moisture coming through the concrete wall. You could still get foundation to wall moisture wicking. Fig. 8:
Also keep in mind foamboard on the cold concrete wall (air-sealed) prevents condensation from moist interior air, causing mildew/mold to susceptible wood frame walls, drywall paper, etc. The whole idea of foam is to raise the dew-point, preventing condensation in the cavity, compare f.g. wall with f.b. + f.g. wall in the Index here:


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