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Cool Facts - Basement Insulation
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Basement Insulation

Basement insulation acts as a barrier against the cold and keeps the air inside your home warm. Heat naturally flows from warmer areas to cooler ones. Basement Insulation minimizes radiation and convection heat transfer with a minimum of solid conduction. This makes homes cooler in warm weather and warmer in cool weather.

Cool Facts
  • Lost insulation r value efficiency, due to moisture absorption and wet insulation, is the single most common cause of insulation failure

  • Water has a thermal conductivity up to 20 times greater than most insulation materials

  • Just 4% moisture in your insulation can reduce thermal efficiency, in that area, by up to 60%. The 4% moisture may not be able to be seen or felt

  • High levels of moisture already exist in building materials. Wood framing materials, new dry wall and 1000's of pounds of concrete containing water and moisture can take from a few months to a few years to dry. This moisture and water, if unable to escape, can absorb into the basement insulation material

  • Maintaining the r-value of the entire home depends on the wall cavities staying dry. Installing a house insulation product with an r value of 14, covered with a poly, may not be enough to protect your home

  • Heat loss from an average home, with no house insulation, can account for up to 1/3rd of the heating costs

The SUPERSEAL Solution!

Keeping your basement insulation dry is imperative to a healthy and happy home. SUPERSEAL Dimpled membrane provides the best basement insulation protection as well as the best home foundation protection. It not only provides a permanent barrier against moisture from ever entering your home and your insulation but it may continually draw internal moisture out year after year. SUPERSEAL helps keep your home warm and dry.

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