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The rim joist location is where your framing meets the foundation. Often exposed from your unfinished basement space, this condition is normally a huge source for drafts, unwanted outside light, and spider webs.
Air sealing and insulating your rim joist is a cost effective way to reduce cold floors in the winter.
It will also help in stopping moisture from entering your basement and home in the summer.
Most expensive, but most effective is spray foam because it will air seal and insulate the space without having to deal with tight spots, nails, screws, or a mess. We do this everyday.
Foam board with air sealing spray cans will also provide the same effect but can be messy and labor intensive. Most companies without a spray foam trailer will offer this service because it is the next best thing.
Last and not recommended is fiberglass insulation. This results in no air sealing and poor insulation improvements because the type of conditions and applications necessary to be successful. This is best for a weekend project, but you may want to even reconsider it all together.
Allow a professional to address your rim joist issue. In most cases, we can be in and out in less than a day, and the results are immediate. Trust Innovative Air and be assured that fixing your leaky rim joist will be done right and done quickly.
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