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bobbyo8

08:21AM | 11/11/03
Member Since: 02/02/03
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House = 12 years old, no moisture problems.
Basement = unfinished, except the perimeter is framed with unfaced insulation installed.

I'm finishing it now. I had to remove insulation for electrical/plumbing, then replace it. It doesn't fit as good as it does when it's new and it is not being held in place by friction with the studs: most of the existing insulation is now contacting the drylocked concrete exterior walls. There is a .5" gap between the studs and concrete, but the insulation negates that.

Is that bad? I didn't plan on replacing the existing insulation.

If so, what brand/type/R value do you recommend? (budget and ease of installation is a big concern!)

Thanks in advance!

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