50s bedroom remodeling

Old 03-18-22, 03:26 PM
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50s bedroom remodeling

Hello from Texas. I am new to forum. I recently purchased a 50s home. I loved the architecture of home. However after moving in and winter start I figured we don't have insulation in the exterior walls. So my daughter's room is the first I am working on since it is small in size. To my surprise I found bottom 1/3rd of wall is cinder blocks. I assume this was done because house is on a slope and back side of room is 1/3 is below ground. However now I am not sure how can I insulate this bottom part. Top is regular framing that I can easily insulate.
Old 03-18-22, 11:36 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

There should be furring strips and hopefully a vapor barrier between the sheetrock/rock lathe and the block. If not you may need to add furring to the wall to add foam panels. Construction is different in every area.

A picture or two of what you're working on would be helpful..... How to insert pictures.

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