Cold corner basement room


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Old 02-28-03, 06:36 PM
klaurad
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Cold corner basement room

Got a finished basement with a colder room in one corner this winter. This room is adjacent to, and shares a rather cold crawl space with a side of the basement wall that houses the circuit breaker. The ankle-level register in this room is relatively farthest from the funace and I'm sure I'm losing heat to the space above the drop ceiling. Furthermore, air pressure to the register is relatively much lower than others in the house. This room is frequently occupied and has been a bit too uncomfortable on subzero afternoons, far more noticable than last year at this time.
 
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Old 03-01-03, 05:42 AM
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klaurad:

Basements are sometimes difficult to heat because they often loose heat faster than the location of the thermostat.
In order to get even temperatures, the basement would have to be well insulated and in some cases even the floor.

A way around this is with a separate heating system.
In your case an electric baseboard heater could be a simple solution.
 
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Old 03-01-03, 08:00 AM
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?????????????????????? "Crawl Way how is this insulated and the wall there at the crawl way?????Is the joist space on the sill plate above the drop ceiling have insulation in it all around the home?????? ED
 
 

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