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Basement Wall Finishing

Moisture: Old ideas • CBD#161 – 1974 • Drainage layer • Exterior moisture – Mold (musty basement smell) – Decay (especially rim joist) • Delay finishing internally

It expensive, diffi cult or impractical for you to change your attic, basement or garage into living space. In addition, zoning code requirements may affect your project. Firewall: If any exterior wall is less than three feet from a property line, a fi re-rated wall without openings

For more ideas on how to become more energy efficient, log onto our website at co2re.ca! Free Membership Why get a membership? Becoming a C0 2 Adding interior insulation and finishing to a basement wall with moisture problems or

Pap er my m o ld p rev ention ideas an d conc epts that app ly to finis h ing b a sem ents a nd o th e r In th e b a se m e n t, d o n o t e ve n th ink about finishing it until you get a han dle on the hu midity . 3. In s u la building the wall at least 18 inch es away

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