Insulate Your Basement, Part 1
The process of making a home more comfortable and energy efficient starts by managing water infiltration at the foundation walls and basement floor.
In this episode, Justin Fink does a walkthrough of an unfinished basement looking for signs of water entry through the slab, walls, and windows and outlines a plan to deal with each issue to get the basement dry before moving on with the rest of the insulation work.
Watch the entire Fine Homebuilding Insulate Your Basement video series:
Insulate Your Basement, Part 1 – The process starts by addressing water.
Insulate Your Basement, Part 2 – Control airflow and you control heat loss and condensation
Insulate Your Basement, Part 3 – Insulate the walls and rim joists.