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When it comes to insulating the basement, do it right the first time so you won’t have to spend time and money doing it over.

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Learn How To Insulate Basement Walls Properly. Basement Insulation is very difficult to under. Learn how to insulate basement walls from industry pro Todd Fratzel.

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from The Family Handyman

Basement Finishing Tips

Seal the Rim Joists - 14 Basement Finishing Tips: http://www.familyhandyman.com/basement/basement-finishing-tips

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Are you undergoing a DIY basement renovation project? Look no further than InSoFast for insulation purposes. Our engineered panels combine moisture control channels, interlocking grooves, and embedded studs to provide continuous insulation that is safe, mold resistant, and USER friendly. http://www.insofast.com/

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from The Family Handyman

Basement Finishing Tips

Install Drainage Mats for a Warmer, Drier Floor - Plastic drainage mats, or dimple mats, allow air to circulate under the flooring and provide a moisture barrier. They also provide an insulating layer of air that separates the floor from cold concrete, reducing the potential for moisture damage from condensation or water vapor migrating through the concrete.

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from This Old House

Read This Before You Finish Your Basement

Insulate Pipes Before Boxing Them In - While they're exposed, slip foam insulation sleeves over hot-water pipes to prevent heat loss and over cold-water ones to prevent condensation from dripping on the inside of the drywall or ceiling.

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Affordable Ways to Dry Up Your Wet Basement For Good!

Insulate Walls - Insulate exterior walls to prevent condensation. In cold climates, insulating basement walls also saves energy and reduces your heating bill. But don't cover the walls with insulation if water is leaking in from outside; you'll just create a potential mold problem.

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