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Old 02-16-2011, 03:47 PM   #1
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Stone Foundation...insulation Options


I am wondering what is the best way to insulate my basement. My basement is about 5 feet high with a stone foundation. The stone foundation extends about 18" above grade. Whenever the snow melts or it rains I get water in the basement.

Would I be better off putting insulation between the floor joists or using a spray foam insulation on the stone foundation.

If I use a spray foam insulation will I have problems with the water that comes into the basement?

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Old 02-16-2011, 04:09 PM   #2
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Sprayfoam is the way. But add a drain tile to have the water trickle down between the Closed cell to the edge of the foundation wrap. Sump takes it away.

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