What Is Around My Lower Basement Walls - General DIY Discussions - Page 2 - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > DIY Forum > General DIY Discussions


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-30-2011, 04:37 PM   #16
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Canada (s/w ON.)
Posts: 2,294
Rewards Points: 1,000

All the newer homes being built in my area are insulated in much the same manner.
In my 1948 home, I just finished installing what the manufacturer has labeled as 'Foundation Blanket'.

Mine came in a 100' roll and the insulation was 4' wide (high?) The vapor barrier has a 12" apron (skirt?) at the top that is stapled over the rim joist cavity.
At the bottom is a steel strap. I drilled holes in this and screwed it to the foundation.
In the area where I have my office/computer room, I framed up a stud wall in front of the blanket, to mount the drywall and mount the utility outlets.



Wildie is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fountains of Water Pouring Through Basement Walls dlr1200 Building & Construction 16 11-09-2010 07:15 PM
vapor barrier plus inside the basement when walls are sealed with a penetrable sealer concrete walls myhouse2010 Building & Construction 1 10-17-2010 11:35 PM
basement walls dorcutt General DIY Discussions 8 03-24-2010 02:43 PM
Insulating basement ceiling - your recommendations? jtmann HVAC 8 11-24-2009 04:44 PM
Painting Basement Floor and Foundation Walls meth Painting 5 09-26-2008 07:54 AM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1