How to Insulating Basement Walls

Jun 9th

The houses are located in areas with cold lose a lot of heat through the basement walls. Basement that is energy efficient will help prevent heat loss. If you know how to insulating basement walls you can complete some tasks relatively easy to make energy-efficient basement. All you have to do is keep warmer and drier through isolation.

Insulating Basement Walls Before Framing
Insulating Basement Walls Before Framing

The first steps to insulating basement walls is install vapor barrier. You can install extruded polystyrene insulation between concrete walls and wooden frame for the project will build isolation. You can use multipurpose adhesive to glue the boards to the wall and then you can use construction adhesive tape to seal the joints.

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Then, prepare wooden framing. For added protection against moisture can use composite decking to cover the basement floor. The next step is isolated cavities. There are many types of insulation that you can use for the basement. Three of the most commonly used types are isolation or blanket roll, loose insulation filled and injected foam insulation.

The last step to insulating basement walls is insulation covers sections with some kind of wall surface. You can use drywall to cover the insulation, but if aesthetics is not something you worry can cover working with plywood or other surface that you feel appropriate.