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    Re: Frost on basement walls

    So I guess there is no way getting around not having to have heat on in the basement in winter months. Its a big area to have to heat,especially with the walls not being insulated.
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    Re: Frost on basement walls

    Hi, We have removed all the insulation from the rim joists, to find the wall on the north side and east side of the basement had condensation and frost.Rest of the walls were dry under the...
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    Re: Frost on basement walls

    My question was about winter months, will it be necessary to heat the basement in winter, I am sure it will cost a lot to keep heat on in an uninsulated basement for the winter,
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    Frost on basement walls

    Hi, we have a new home with an unfinished basement since we dont use the space we dont heat it, We have noticed frost in the corners about a foot down, and also frost behind the insulation at the rim...
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    Re: Insulation

    Thanks for the info, I tried to use my dehumififier to lower the humidity, but it wont even run,the coils just ice up.We really dont want to install a air exchanger, so will have to find a way to...
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    Re: Insulation

    Hi there, the humidity level is showing 50% most of the time, I was told anything between 30 & 60 was ok. In the basement there is insulation all around the rim joists, how would I find out if there...
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    Insulation

    Our home is now 2 yrs old, In cold temperatures we find that the baseboards in our bedroom become moist with dusty green mould forming, The basement is not insulated at all, would it help to insulate...
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