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Old 01-08-2015, 11:06 AM   #1
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We moved into a foreclosure about 2 years ago and are finally ready to tackle the basement. I had plans on applying 2" rigid foam board to the foundation walls and building a 2x4 wall in front with fiberglass unfaced insulation. But the small above grade wall on top of the foundation has me stumped. Should I bring the 2" rigid foam all the way up and cover the partial framed wall? Open to suggestions. Thank you!

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Pull out that fiberglass, seal the backside of the sheathing so that there is no air loss, install unfaced insulation, and then you can bring your foam all the way up.
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Will do thank you! Would you do 2" or would that be overkill?
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