Insulating The Basement - A Few Tips

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Real Estate Agent with Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones"


All Airdrie Real Estate HomesbyJones.ca  INSULATING THE BASEMENT  - A Few Tips

 

Deal with dampness first – Most experts agree that you should deal with any dampness issues before insulating the basement from the interior.

 

Seek out knowledgeable contractors – Do not simply follow traditional conventions.   Significant advances in the best techniques for insulating basements mean better results.  

 

Fix basement windows – One of the most effective strategies for improving the thermal efficiency of your home is to seal air leaks. Seal and weather strip basement windows, which are often neglected.

 

Looking for someone to do a really good inspection in the Calgary to Red Deer corridor, I'd recommend  Pillar to Post

 

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Vic Steele
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I clicked on this blog entry for two reasons;

I wanted to see if you mentioned the importance of addressing moisture issues...you did!

I wanted to compliment you on your creative profile picture!

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Jan 29, 2010 05:14 PM #1
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Bill Jones
Discovery Real Estate Ltd. - "Homes By Jones" - Airdrie, AB
Realtor (403-701-1739) Airdrie & Calgary Area Homes and Condos

Vic: Thanks for commenting yep had to address moisture 

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Leander McClain
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Cecil & Harford County Realtor

Bill,

This is great information.

Thanks for sharing

Leander

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