Basement Insulation Services in Your Area

Depending on the age of your home, you may have some interior basement insulation or maybe none. You may have exterior damp-proofing spray-on foundation walls but likely not a proper drainage mat and perimeter drain or basement flood prevention measures. Contact My Basement Repair Pros for basement insulation services by the most efficient professionals in your area.

The Right Insulation for the Basement Type

Before delving into the specifics of how to detail an insulated basement system for moisture control, let’s quickly discuss some of the common insulating materials and approaches to various basement types. Industry experts describe the following 5 insulating scenarios:

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  • Monolithic concrete: Extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam board can be used on interior walls to insulate, with SPF also applied to air seal and insulate the rim joists. A less costly option could be taped foam board. Another alternative is a “hybrid” combination of taped foam board and batt insulation.
  • Finished basement: Ideally, exterior insulation should be installed before backfilling walls. However, if permanent features such as walks, driveways or patios make excavating the basement wall too costly, then foam board should run down several feet along the foundation’s outside wall. This board should then continue horizontally out from the vertical walls for 3’ to 5’. Incidentally, this is the same approach for frost-protected shallow foundations.
  • Unfinished basement: Similar to monolithic concrete, a combination of foam board and spray foam is recommended, or taped foam board to air seal and insulate the basement walls.
  • Double brick wall with rubble fill or concrete block: Closed-cell SPF is the easiest way to provide interior insulation and air sealing.
  • Laid-up stone foundation: The same approach as the double brick, rubble-filled wall is recommended here too; while some other experts suggest waterproofing & insulating from the exterior with a vapor-retarding membrane placed throughout the floor.

Why Choose My Basement Repair Pros

My Basement Repair Pros screens and provides professionals who specialize in basement waterproofing, crawl space repair, crack repair, finishing, sump pumps, and other basement issues. These are local companies who have shown a track record of helping homeowners like you, make the basements dry and safe. Whether you have a finished or unfinished basement, we can provide the appropriate professional help in your area, to solve your basement issues. Contact us today or call us at 844-406-0501 to know further details.