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Old 10-18-2011, 01:16 PM   #16
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Did use glue or screw the pretreated wood to the wall?

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Old 10-18-2011, 01:18 PM   #17
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I did not glue/screw the fire blocks to the wall. I notched them just enough so that the top and bottom plates would hold them in place. Then after the studs were attached to the top/bottom plates, I screwed the studs and the fire blocks together.
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Old 10-18-2011, 11:20 PM   #19
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Here is valuable info on fire-blocking by Termite: How to fireblock framing

Treated wood is required on concrete but not against it: “7. Wood furring strips or other wood framing members attached directly to the interior of exterior masonry walls or concrete walls below grade except where an approved vapor retarder is applied between the wall and the furring strips or framing members.”---- http://publicecodes.citation.com/ico...9_3_sec017.htm

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Old 10-20-2011, 08:29 AM   #20
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Can XPS be installed behind a electrical panel or are there safety regulations not to do so?

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My panel is in an unfinished room, and I left it alone.

Is your panel mounted directly on the wall? Can't really tell from the picture. Are you planning to finish that area and make an access window?
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Yes I plan on finishing that area. It is in the main room. I sent another picture to show how it is mounted. I plan on building walls around it with a door.
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I would leave that area alone and only put xps where there's a wall in front of it.

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