Insulating basement frost wall?


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Old 10-18-04, 01:12 PM
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Insulating basement frost wall?

Im in process of pouring my basement foundation in central New Hampshire. The footings and walkout frost wall are completed. The full foundation walls will get a treatment of 2" Dow PS insulation on the outside walls. The floor will also get the same treatment. Should I insulate the frost wall foundation? I dont believe it will be much of a factor since the floor and walls will be insulated.
 
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Old 10-30-04, 03:09 PM
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By all means insulate the frost wall too. One of the concerns with a walkout is the exposure of your footings to freezing temperatures near the walkout.
 
 

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