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Old 03-22-2009, 09:05 PM   #1
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I have a unfinished basement , i am going to frame the walls (2x4) and i,m wieghing my options for insulating i know about the rigid foam and batt insulation method - i want some input on the enviro spray foam method -seems like it would be the easiest but most costly(we,ll say money is no object- especially when you got none) - was wondering anyones expirence doing this and the cost is I live in nova scotia


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Old 03-24-2009, 04:53 PM   #2
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Check out the brands thouroughly. CDN Government just put a hold on Retrofoam, distributed here and across Canada


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Old 03-24-2009, 06:15 PM   #3
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spray foam is better in every way for basements. Closed-cell has twice the R-Value as Open-Cell. But Open cell will allow the walls to still transfer moisture without trapping it in the wall.
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