EPOXYSHIELD® Basement & Masonry Waterproofing Coating creates a waterproof barrier on interior or exterior vertical concrete block and cast-in-place concrete. Backed by a 10-year waterproof guarantee, this product stops moisture from entering or exiting concrete surfaces and is also mold and mildew resistant.
Ion-Bond Armor Subsurface Elastomeric Concrete Sealer forms a subsurface waterproof barrier in concrete or masonry against negative side water pressure. Reduces vapor and radon. Seals even through latex paint. Permanent.
Finishing the basement just got simpler, thanks to interlocking EPS foam panels that clip right onto concrete walls, sparing you the chore of installing stud walls and vapor barriers. Top it with drywall to meet fire codes. Refit Interior Energy-Efficient Finishing System, by Arxx; about $1.85 per square foot; refiticf.com thisoldhouse.com | from The TOH Top 100: Best New Home Products 2011
Use foam gaskets to seal electrical boxes. According to energy experts, electrical boxes that hold switches or outlets are major sources of heat loss. Foam gaskets won’t completely seal the boxes, but they’ll help. They’re quick to install— just take off the cover plate, stick the gasket over the box, then put the plate back on. [Does this apply to UK?]
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