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How do you protect from termite or carpenter ant infestation between the sill plate and an ICF basement? I am in zone 7b.

FishMontana | Posted in Energy Efficiency and Durability on

The termites could use the foam as a pathway into the house. Without stripping the foam from the top part of the basement wall, how are the termites forced to the exterior?

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Code requirements for termite protection vary widely, depending on your location. I suggest that you contact your local code official and the manufacturer of the ICFs that you will be using.

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