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Finishing Foundation Walls: Insulated Stud Walls Best for: Avid DIYers on tight budgets How it's done: It's the tried-and-true traditional method: A vapor barrier and rigid-foam insulation are laid over foundation walls, followed by a stud frame and drywall. Watch a video of Tom Silva using this method to finish foundation walls. thisoldhouse.com

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How to Finish a Basement: Framing and Insulating

With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home

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How to Finish a Basement: Framing and Insulating

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Wahoo Walls is a basement finishing paneling system. It is water and fire resistant, supposedly has an insulation value of R13, and takes care of 4 of the most brutal steps of DIY basement finishing (framing, insulation, drywall hanging and mudding) in one step. It's paintable and doesn't have the ugly seams that many basement finishing systems do.

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How to Finish a Basement Wall

Framing around basement window - use treated wood and ensure enough space for emergency removal of window as egress

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How to Finish a Basement: Framing and Insulating

Turn your unfinished basement into beautiful, functional living space. Framing basement walls and ceilings is the core of any basement finishing project. Learn how to insulate and frame the walls and ceilings, build soffits, frame partition walls and frame around obstructions.

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How to frame basement poles: To help when framing basement support poles, use quick clamps to hold the bottom plates in place while you secure them

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