House built in mid 1890s. Installed gutters with leaf screens which caused ice dams during unprecedented winter storm. How to prevent it in future? Contractor said it wasn't a big deal. Crawl space under house with pipes which froze during same storm. Is it wise to insulate the wood skirting around the house to prevent a repeat situation?
Can my shallow crawl space be converted to a slab foundation?
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How do you fix radon and water infiltration in a dry stone foundation?
Posted by john flannery July 14, 2020 Foundation and basement improvements 5 responses
What is the best practice to insulate a crawl space floor?
Posted by austin Fanning March 16, 2020 Crawl spaces 4 responses
What is the best way to Insulate the crawl space of an old home?
Posted by Aj Jan. 21, 2020 Crawl spaces 1 response
Can you create a passive wine cellar by insulating and air sealing a crawl space?
Posted by JC Wong April 2, 2021 Crawl spaces 5 responses
How do you do Radon mitigation when with insulating and ventilating a crawlspace?
Posted by Cathy Gaskins Feb. 17, 2021 Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 response
Should you allow air flow through a crawl space with a dirt floor?
Posted by Amber Murray Aug. 17, 2020 Crawl spaces 3 responses
What's the best way to seal a crawl space and insulate?
Posted by Steven Johnston Feb. 23, 2021 Crawl spaces 1 response
How do you remove water droplets from under a crawl space vapor barrier?
Posted by Paul Racioppo Feb. 7, 2020 Crawl spaces 3 responses
How do I get rid of moisture with cement floor crawl space that has a vapour barrier?
Posted by Cindy Chatham 04 chatham Aug. 25, 2020 Crawl spaces 1 response
Do I need to spray foam the ceiling of my crawl space to help winterize it?
Posted by Sheilagh Thompson Jan. 21, 2021 Crawl spaces 1 response
How do you insulate a 70s home with 2x4 walls that has fiber glass insulation?
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How do can I insulate an existing basement floor from 1906?
Posted by Cathy Gaskins Feb. 18, 2021 Basements improvements 3 responses
In the winter should you heat a low/dirt floor crawl space with a furnace vent?
Posted by janis hobson Dec. 11, 2019 Crawl spaces 1 response
How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?
Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019 Healthy indoor air quality 3 responses
Is There a Difference Between an Air Barrier and vapor barrier?
Posted by Sherri Mccormick Aug. 17, 2018 Roof assemblies - renovation 3 responses
How do you lower winter indoor humidity in a home in Guelph, ON?
Posted by Gary Luck May 26, 2021 Healthy indoor air quality 1 response
How do you improve an old block foundation with no insulation or exterior moisture barrier?
Posted by Wilhelmina Lange March 11, 2021 Foundation and basement improvements 2 responses