[Homestead] basement hollow block - worth insulating?
bartermn at epix.net
Tue Dec 11 13:43:26 EST 2007
Sure. I've used a couple types of insulation in block walls, perlite
works good and is easy if you can get to the cavity. Rent a hopper and
blower and use blown-in insulation if not. Here's a link to a site about
using perlite with a chart showing the change in R-value:
> When I saw the hollow-block cavities open to potential
> insulation I also wondered whether to put in them some
> type of pourable insulation, maybe foam beads or
> something. Would to do so be worthwhile? Does anyone
> here have any experience with this?
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