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Foundations & Floors -
Basements

The guides on this page have information about basements. Guides are presented in alphabetical order. Use the filters to the right of the page to further focus your search based on construction type or keywords.

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Guide describing how to insulate a basement to improve the overall thermal performance of the building and provide more dry, usable conditioned space for home occupants and for HVAC equipment.
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Guide describing how to help drain water away from the perimeter footing.
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Information guide describing how to apply a whole-house approach to home improvement with energy efficiency upgrades, improved indoor air quality, and increased comfort.
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Guide describing ways builders can block off entry points and otherwise make homes inhospitable to all manner of pests.
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Guide describing how to insulate slabs on grade in climate zones 3 and higher.
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Guide describing the need for covers on sump pumps in the basement or crawlspace of a home.
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Guide describing methods for insulating an unvented crawlspace or conditioned basement with rigid foam on the interior side of the walls to provide an insulated space for HVAC equipment.