Basement humidity / Discussions

How do you insulate a cottage crawlspace? It's in the Haliburton Highlands

...humidity outdoors and that humid air hits the cold surfaces of a crawlspace or basement as it can lead to condensation forming. Is your dehumidifier a fairly mo...

Posted by Beata Domanska May 25, 2020, 11:38 a.m. Crawl spaces 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 13 Responses

Is Condensation on Windows a bad sign?

...humidity levels. As for the source of humidity – here are a few more questions – do you have basement and is it humid? Do you have and use a stove hood, and d...

Posted by Greg Olmstead Dec. 12, 2019, 6:21 a.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

How do you insulate a crawlspace?

...basements and crawl spaces Solutions: The first thing we would recommend is removing the wet and moldy fiberglass insulation. Fiberglass is quite susceptibl...

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

What do I in my basement where new insulation meets old?

...basements, and for a few more tips you could check out this page - How to Insulate Basements Properly And to address your question specifically, in a perfec...

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