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Basement Wall FAQ's

Why is fiberglass bad for basement insulation?

Fiberglass soaks up moisture like a sponge and as it does, it loses most, if not all, of its R-Value, becoming virtually useless in terms of thermal protection. In addition, batches are usually held together with a urea based adhesive. Urea is an organic compound which favors mold growth. Paper-faced drywall is known in the basement industry as "mold candy". Learn more about fiberglass insulation in basements.

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