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Old 11-16-2016, 08:48 PM   #1
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Insulating basement stairway


I have a 37 inch wide basement stairway. The one side is the exterior concrete wall. What is the best way to insulate/finish this and still keep the needed 36 inches?

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If you can't only spare the 1", some 1/2" rigid foam and drywall overtop.
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Why keep the 36" minimum unless you are going under an inspection? I'd argue you can't tell much difference between your 37" and 34.5" (2" Rigid Foam for R-10 + 1/2" Drywall)
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