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High humidity levels and coldness

...basement to reduce humidity and coldness in my home. Frankly, I am not sure whom to trust anymore, therefore, your guidance would be greatly appreciated. JR T...

Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses

My basement is smelly and humid, what can I do about that?

...basement instead which would cost much less, will that do it? After fixing the problem I want to insulate the basement so I’m hoping for some advice. Thank you....

Posted by Anonymous Feb. 8, 2017, 10:22 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

Using EPS in basement: Non-continuous

...basements, and for a few more tips you could check out our page on How to Insulate Basements Properly . That's an excellent 'all one one' basement insulation sy...

Posted by Steve J July 20, 2019, 10:01 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses

How do you insulate a crawlspace?

...humidity. We normally recommend insulating and sealing the crawlspace walls and floor instead, and having it moderately heated to keep any pipes from freezing. ...

Posted by Anonymous Nov. 14, 2017, 9:22 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

My door lock keeps freezing to the point I can’t open it, any idea why this would happen?

...humidity level in your home if it is too high, so first hit the hardware store and pick up a hygrometer to measure the indoor relative humidity, They cost abo...

Posted by Anonymous Nov. 13, 2016, 1:15 p.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?

...basement windows before he installed the insulation in the basement. Subsequently it probably rained and moisture got in through the unsealed basement windows. ...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Foam board insulation in basement

...Basements Moldy? How to Fix & Prevent Mold in Homes Preventing Mold when you Insulate your Basement Building Better Basements: Bow to Insulate your ...

Posted by Ted Gorab Oct. 3, 2019, 6:09 p.m. Basements improvements 4 Responses

What insulation should I put on basement block walls that is resistant to mold?

...basement Removing radon gas from basements How to insulate a crawlspace How much insulation does a basement need? Thank you so much Mike. I am in Vermon...

Posted by Ken Gee July 31, 2019, 3:25 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

Insulating walkout basement made of CMU Wall with a rockwool.

...basements. Basements and basement walls work differently in summer and winter than walls exposed to air . Basement walls are always cold but touching earth ...

Posted by Victor B June 19, 2019, 11:41 p.m. Basements improvements 5 Responses

Why do you say building on a slab is more ecological than starting with a basement?

...basement. How does he arrive at this conclusion? Basement or not, you need a mechanical room, storage space, a laundry room, cold storage, etc. The way I see it...

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 11:45 a.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

What type of wood can be installed on a radiant floor?

We are starting construction of our new house shortly, with the basement it will be 3 stories, we will have hot water radiant floor heating on all three levels...

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 1:59 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses
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