Advice for basement wall and flooring on an uninsulated basement slab
I am insulated a basement with a very low head room and cannot add any insulation to the floor. I am insulating the exterior walls and I have a trench drain and sump on the interior perimeter of the basement. This had been installed before moving in to the house. No water has shown up in the basement in the last 4 years.
The walls are fieldstone and I intend to use spray foam and provide a dimple mat along the fieldstone wall to funnel any water into the trench at the perimeter. Not sure if this dimple mat should go up the side completely or not.
Because of low head room, I need to install flooring without a layer of insulation. I am thinking about a floating cork system and trying to decide if I should use a vapor barrier below or not. I am also open to other flooring suggestions.
Any advice would be appreciated.
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