Basement mold / Discussions

What is the best way to do a basement renovation?

...basement renovations? Why are Basements Moldy? How to Fix & Prevent Mold in Homes As for vapor barriers on basement walls, as you would read in the page abo...

Posted by BIG FOOT Nov. 18, 2020, 9:33 a.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

How do you fix a moisture problem in a finished basement?

...Basements Moldy? Preventing moisture when you insulate your basement Building better basements: how to insulate your basement properly New blowing agents ...

Posted by Margo MACFARLANE Oct. 28, 2019, 10:24 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

Can you Insulate a cinder block basement foundation with 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

How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?

...moldy batt insulation in the basement has been removed and replaced with spray foam insulation; the foundation around my house on the outside surface has been w...

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

Can basement walls to dry to the inside with foam board?

...basements are moldy and how to prevent it Thanks for the great info Mike. I am planning to use a good dehumidifier as part of my basement solution so I can mo...

Posted by Tim Hanrahan Aug. 20, 2020, 12:34 a.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

What is the best way to insulate rim joists with EPS and batts?

I'm trying to insulate Rim joists /cripple walls in basements have read about three methods using EPS & batt with slightly different orders. Plan to insulate c...

Posted by Steve J July 18, 2019, 3:53 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Do you have recommendations for radon sealing basement concrete & installing new flooring?

...basement floor need? Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

Posted by M N Sept. 1, 2020, 2:20 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a crawlspace to keep humidity down and stop odors?

...Basements How much insulation does a basement need And for house shopping in case you ever move…. Crawlspaces or Slabs, Which is Better? How to Choose the...

Posted by Dave Bell Oct. 24, 2019, 3:57 p.m. Crawl spaces 3 Responses

Can you use Foam boards on basement walls to stop condensation?

...basement construction techniques that you may wish to employ so you have a durable and mold-free basement wall, this page will help – How to fix and prevent m...

Posted by Chad Johnson Dec. 21, 2019, 7:59 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

Where can I purchase non-toxic interior wall panels near Laval, Quebec?

...basements properly – Preventing mold when you insulate your basement Using non-toxic building materials will help protect your indoor air quality , but most...

Posted by Louise Goulet Nov. 30, 2019, 1:14 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

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

...basement placed behind drywall are a recipe for disaster and encourage mold. You can read all about moldy basements here having said that, there is something th...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 15 Responses

What is the best way to renovate a basement after a flood?

Hello, I'm in the midst of a post-flood basement renovation and have been doing some reading on your website only recently. I'm realizing that I may have made ...

Posted by Wren Toombs June 18, 2018, 10:52 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

How do you rebuild an existing basement?

...basement. We would like to take down the top of the house and rebuild on the basement. What do I need to do to make sure it's stable? The house has been there a...

Posted by Lisa Tuck April 14, 2020, 11:34 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

What is the best way to stop thermal bridging between my ICF walls and my footing?

...basements, so if we were to build one, this is how we'd do it for performance and to eliminate the risk of mold. Below is a shot of what it would look like, hop...

Posted by Walter van den Broek Sept. 18, 2020, 11:23 a.m. Foundation choices 1 Responses

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

...basement as it can lead to condensation forming. Is your dehumidifier a fairly modern one that shows a reading of the current levels of relative humidity? Its...

Posted by Beata Domanska May 25, 2020, 11:38 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

I have many issues with my house where should I start?

...basements and crawlspaces How to insulate a CMU cinder block foundation The best way to insulate a basement to avoid mold How to insulate an a...

Posted by Bryan Squirrell Sept. 29, 2019, 3:08 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...mold when you insulate your basement That's the science 'for dummies' behind it, and more directed for renovations. there is a page for building basements pro...

Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

How do you prevent moisture from getting into a basement footing?

...basement construction may be an even more valuable read for you. Building better basements: how to insulate your basement properly In there you will see a f...

Posted by Frank Liu June 24, 2020, 9:58 a.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses