07:13AM | 01/18/99
I am re-doing my basment and moving the heat duct work from the ceiling to down the wall cavity and out at the floor. Can I use rolled craft face insulation around the heat pipes?


01:28PM | 01/18/99
I assume you have a forced air furnace. In that case go ahead. The air is not hot enough to do any damage, plus it does help eliminate heat dissipation.


02:43AM | 01/19/99
I would ask why you want to do this. I left my vent in the ceiling and my basement is as warm as the rest of the house.


07:33AM | 01/19/99
The reason I want to do this is because as of now the heat remains on the ceiling. The room is not as comfortablew as the upstairs. I beleive that as the heat rises I will make better use of the warmth.


04:57AM | 12/27/01
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I am also finishing the basement. Have you insulated the outside walls yet ? That is why the room generally feels cold , not the position of the registers. Once the walls are insulated the room will remain warm and become part of the heated area of the house.


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