Is it worth insulating a basement ceiling?

Answer On One Hand: Insulating a Basement Ceiling Can Save EnergyYour basement can lose heat energy and air can leak through the ceiling and walls, causing heat from your home to leak to the outside. Insu... Read More »

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When insulating a basement with aluminum-covered insulation, which side does the foil go on?

The aluminum reflective covering on insulation reflects heat back toward the source. When insulating basement floors and walls, the foil side should face toward the room. When insulating the baseme... Read More »

How do i cover pink insulation when the basement ceiling is too low to install a drop ceiling?

It's a good idea to cover overhead insulation in a basement area, since pink insulation is actually fiberglass. This fiberglass can fall onto a workbench or into a laundry basket over time. Keeping... Read More »

Ceiling Options for a Basement?

Basements are a great place to put a laundry room, a game or play room or even a spare bedroom. Unfortunately they are also where most homes keep loud or unsightly home appliances such as water hea... Read More »

Basement Ceiling Alternatives?

When remodeling a home, one option is to "look down" and remodel the basement. Because there are typically many wires, pipes, and duct work running in the floor joists, which is the basement ceilin... Read More »