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How To Insulate Basement Walls
November 25, 2012 – 11:20 am | 982 Comments
How To Insulate Basement Walls

How To Insulate Basement Walls
Insulating a basement properly is rather challenging in cold climates. In this article I’d like to discuss how to insulate basement walls in cold climates.
Insulating basement walls in cold climates is …

Basement Insulation
October 12, 2012 – 7:38 pm | 21 Comments
Basement Insulation

Basement Insulation – Walls
Basement insulation is far more complicated than insulating regular wood framed walls. In fact, improperly insulated basement walls are one of the biggest reasons for mold in homes. If you don’t do …

Basement Vapor Barrier For Basement Insulation
October 1, 2011 – 4:07 am | 607 Comments
Basement Vapor Barrier For Basement Insulation

Basement Vapor Barrier and Insulation
We’ve written several articles about basement insulation and a cost effective approach to basement insulation using foam board and fiberglass insulation. Since writing those articles we’ve received quite a few questions …

Basement Insulation Guide
September 10, 2011 – 8:45 am | 132 Comments
Basement Insulation Guide

Guide To Insulating Basements Properly
Over the last few years I’ve written many articles about different basement insulation topics. Readers have left hundreds of comments and questions about specific basement insulating topics. In an effort to …

Basement Sump Pumps
March 7, 2011 – 6:16 pm | 8 Comments
Basement Sump Pumps

Sump Pumps Keep Basements Dry
If you live here in New England you know that sump pumps are a necessity in quite a few homes especially when spring rains come. Currently we’re experiencing some historical flooding …

DIY Basement Insulation Video
January 30, 2011 – 4:30 pm | 135 Comments

Insulating Basement Walls with XPS Foam Board Insulation
I’ve written quite a few articles about basement insulation and showing folks how to use foam board products instead of fiberglass. I recently made a quick video highlighting …

Recessed Vs Surface Mounted – Basement Lighting
September 12, 2010 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments
Recessed Vs Surface Mounted – Basement Lighting

Last week one of my readers asked a question: Which is better? Recessed lights or surface mount ceiling lights for basement lighting?
Basement Lighting Options
For starters basements typically have a lower ceiling height than the main …

Armstrong Introduces Custom Creations™
July 21, 2010 – 7:44 pm | 2 Comments
Armstrong Introduces Custom Creations™

StyleStix Moldings
Suspended Ceilings Just Took A Leap Forward
Over the last couple of years we’ve written quite a few articles on finishing basements to increase the livable space in your home. The articles have ranged on …