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Old 03-11-2007, 10:48 AM   #1
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Finishing Basement

I would like to know what is the best way to finish a Basement? I plan to Drywall it and would like to know if one needs to insulate the Walls? This a a concrete block basement, I plan to use 2X2 on the Walls or even if I have to go with 2X4, which is better? Do you need to put plastic on the walls " Warm Side "? I do not agree with that, but want to do it the the right way. I got into one basement and the had strofoam and plastic on the walls. I took it off and there was "MOLD behind it on the walls not good at all.

If you can please tell me the right way to do this job I would be very greatful for your help.
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Old 03-11-2007, 10:37 PM   #2
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Re: Finishing Basement

your local building dept can help guide ypu through the process.


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