As I've covered extensively in my waterproofing section, basements are cool, damp places. You can't just throw any ole insulation up. You need to be aware of your options, and have a game plan going into your finishing project.
Is Rigid Foam Insulation the Right Insulation for your Basement?
Your choice really comes down to blanket insulation (aka fiberglass) or XPS. Most homes use fiberglass, but rigid foam insulation, although more costly offers a few extra features. Let's take a look. [Read more...]