Insects and rodents vs. foam under pole barn slab
Hi, I am in zone 4a (west of Nashville, Tennessee) and am making an insulated pole barn for use as living quarters and shop area.
I want to insulate under the slab with EPS Type II or XPS (whichever I can find for less) as depicted in the details (below); but, I am concerned with critters moving in – rodents, termites, ants, etc… and damaging the foam.
I have no scientific reason to be concerned, just the thought that it might look inviting to these critters.
Thank you for your advice.
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