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Mildew-proof your basement's concrete block wall with a waterproof concrete sealer. Step-by-step instructions.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Nov 1998 (v.22#2) pg. 60

How to insulate your basement by applying Styrofoam insulating panels to the outside of your basement walls or foundation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #231 Sep 1982 (v.32#7) pg. 82

Three ways to cover exterior foam foundation insulation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #338 May 1993 (v.43#5) pg. 15

Tip: Extra care must be taken when installing rigid exterior insulation to foundation walls if termites are a problem.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #7 Feb-Mar 1982 pg. 12

How to properly insulate a slab and foundation using extruded polystyrene board.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #18 Dec 1983-Jan 1984 pg. 8

Insulating and parging foundations. Covering concrete walls with rigid foam insulation and troweling on stucco requires experience with the materials.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #18 Dec 1983-Jan 1984 pg. 33
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #20 Apr-May 1984 pg. 6

Technique for insulating foundations in cold climates.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #43 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 20

Foundation forms that insulate. Selecting and installing lightweight panel and blocks that provide foundation insulation and double as formwork.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #76 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 36
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #77 Oct-Nov 1992 pg. 6
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #78 Dec 1992-Jan 1993 pg. 6

Frost-protected shallow foundations. An innovative foundation system that uses carefully placed insulation and a slab with integral footings instead of conventional deep frost walls.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #107 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 76

Tip on insulating the outside of a concrete foundation or footer (using rigid insulation covered with plywood) in order to reduce heat loss through a concrete slab floor.
HOME MECHANIX #742 Feb 1990 (v.86) pg. 70

How to insulate your foundation walls, basement walls, and basement floor.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1983 (v.8#6) pg. 70

Formulas for a warmer floor. How to insulate a slab-on-grade, crawlspace, and basement.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #113 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 90

How to insulate a foundation on the inside and/or outside.
NEW SHELTER Oct 1980 (v.1#7) pg. 66

Tip on building insulated stone wall foundations.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1982 (v.3#3) pg. 54

How to insulate your foundation wall, most especially the exposed strip between the soil level and the sill plate.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1983 (v.4#7) pg. 64

Tip: How to reduce home heat loss through a foundation by adding insulation and granular fill on the ground around the perimeter of the house.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1979 (v.215#4) pg. 154

Insulate the outside of your foundation to cut heat loss.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1983 (v.222#2) pg. 94