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Insulate bottom 6' of external wall?

Posted by clayfarmer (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 24, 08 at 23:16

My interior basement walls are 8' 6" high, so after I installed 1" XPS, the bottom 6" is still exposed. My question: Is it necessary that I "fill in" this bottom 6"? I'm thinking since it's 8' below ground, maybe its not necessary?

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RE: Insulate bottom 6' of external wall?

Don't know, but it's easy enough to do. (I use a serrated bread knife to cut that stuff.)

RE: Insulate bottom 6' of external wall?

I score it with a sharp knife along a straight edge then snap it.

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