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I'm just curious. What do the pro's think is the best way to attach rigid foam insulation boards to a concrete foundation wall?

TIA and TTFN,
Jimmy
 

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I'm not a pro, but around where I live, they use stick clips. A stick clip has a base that you bond to the foundation wall and a pin that sticks out. You impale the insulation onto those pins and then push the washers onto those pins to hold the insulation in place.
 

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actually the best way is to hire someone to hold it in palce forever
 

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If you just want ad space pay for it and don't waste our time. This site is for constructive advise. Yours wasn't
 

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They make special adhesive for foam board that I have seen magazine articles recommend it. They say to use horizontal lines of glue the width of the boards.

I like the idea of stick clips. If you ever had mice or bugs get behind the foam, you could pull off the foam board.
 

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Use the proper adhesive. I've experienced stripping foamboard off foundation walls that was attached with adhesive and I can verify it works very well.
 
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