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Will insulating the basement walls make a noticeable difference in the floor temperature of my 100 year old frame house?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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The floors above are very cold and with forced air from the ceiling doesn't keep the first floor warm at all. The basement is unfinished.




 

 

The floors above are very cold and with forced air from the ceiling doesn't keep the first floor warm at all. The basement is unfinished.

Rosa,

Hot air rushing out the top of your house is being replaced by cold air sucked in at the bottom of your house.

  • This is called the "Stack Effect."
  • Do a search...



 

 

 
 
 

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