“I should just remove the plastic barrier and let the walls dry then adhease the board insulation to the walls, and not keep plastic there ,correct?” --- correct.
“and should I use 1 inch thick or bigger?” ----- bigger, 2” closed-cell for more savings- Table 5; http://www.buildingfoundation.umn.ed...timum-main.htm
And page #9: http://www.eere.energy.gov/buildings...s/db/35017.pdf
“Im assuming there is codes for insulating near a stove but dont know what they are.” – check with your local Building Department when you get the permit to finish the basement.
“And i want to put laminate flooring down when its all said and done, Ive seen sites where it says i can insulate the floor with board as well, any suggestions? “----- yes, use foam board; http://www.buildingscience.com/docum...lation-systems
End of article for alternative; http://www.buildingscience.com/docum...ms?full_view=1
Foam board and canned foam the rim joists, ADA the drywall, sill sealer under the p.t. bottom plate for capillary/thermal/air break, hold drywall 1/2" up above slab, s.s. nails in p.t. wood, etc.....
Clothes taking longer to dry?
Clean the dryer screen in HOT water if using fabric softener sheets.
They leave a residue that impedes air-flow, costing you money.
Clean the ducting in the last six months? 17,000 dryer fires annually!