How To Glue Polystyrene Insulation To A Concrete Wall

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By Nichole Liandi

The concrete walls in your basement are sturdy and can handle the large loads your house puts upon them, but they can also be cold -- lowering the energy efficiency of your home and making the floors directly above uncomfortable. One easy addition to your concrete walls is polystyrene insulation. Polystyrene insulation comes in easy-to-handle...

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Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Measure the height of the wall. Place a straight edge onto the polystyrene panel at the height it needs to be trimmed to, if necessary, and make a score mark across the panel with a sharp utility knife. Grasp the panel on both sides of the mark and bend the panel until it breaks on the mark.

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Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Place the panel against the wall and note the location. Apply an S-shaped bead of construction adhesive on the wall where the panel will be placed.

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Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Place the panel in position. Hold it firmly against the wall until the adhesive sets and the panel will not shift.

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Mute the speaker Listen to this using a male or female voice M/F Continue applying panels until the wall is covered. Tape the seams between the panels with vinyl tape to stop leaks.

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