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Old 01-08-2013, 01:55 AM   #1
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Frame basement sidewalls with 2x6 for thicker insulation?


We are getting ready to finish our basement and the majority of the basement is not currently framed. I am starting to wonder if I should possibly frame the perimeter walls with 2x6 boards instead of 2x4 to allow thicker insulation around the perimeter. If anywhere I am thinking to at least do the wall that is shared with the drive in garage which is attached, / walk out from basement, and pretty much open air. The remainder of the basement only has the top foot - two feet above grade.

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More info will help. What is holding the walls up now? Are they just dirt? Heights? Where are you?

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