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Basement Insulation. Waterproofing Contractor
The thermal resistance (or RSI) value is a measure of a material's ability to resists heat flow. The higher the R value, the better the material insulates.
The RSI value of the insulation is set by local codes and varies from area to area. Before starting any repairs, remodeling or retrofitting involving insulation check with your local building department. Aany moist, damp or wet insulation, has to be replaced as water damaged insulation is no longer effective.
Wet or damp basement. If there is a severe water problem in the basement the exterior may have to be escavated by a water proofing or excavation contractor. Foundation repairs
2. Rigid board insulation
3. Replace the old weeping or drainage pipes
4. Protective coating to prevent exposure to sunlight
The insulation can be capped, as illustrated below, with J-channel, metal flashing or wood flashing to prevent water damage.