basement wall build


Old 01-04-07, 08:37 PM
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basement wall build

I am about to finish my basement and after i drylock the cinderblock i was not sure what to do....i have gotten all different suggestions,do i just put up a insulation than a vapor barier and than the sheetrock (the green type)or do i just do the sheetrock or do i leave the vapor barrior out,everyone told me different ways,which one is correct...please help.if it helps i live in ny and it gets cold for about 5-6 months a yr.
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Old 01-04-07, 09:31 PM
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If you live in a cold climate, vapor retarder goes over insulation on heated side of room. This prevents warm, moist air from entering the wall cavity.
Old 01-05-07, 09:55 AM
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when you say cold climate do you mean all year round ?
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