Cement ceiling / Discussions

What is the best way to make a row house in Montreal Quebec more energy efficient?

...cement pour in the 70s or 80s? Each floor is about 20'x40'. Total of 2400 sq.ft. Flat roof. Pretty big backyard. Ceiling height on main floor is 10.5' and a lit...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Feb. 26, 2019, 9:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

What is the best insulation Under 2" Cement flat Roof in NYC?

...Cement slab Roof for energy efficiency and water leaks? Maybe 2 layers? The base for the roof will be Metal beams. Thanks, Rafael, Brooklyn We would propose y...

Posted by Rafael Mor March 29, 2019, 5:19 a.m. Roof assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

What is the best practice to insulate a crawl space floor?

Rear porch was was enclosed. Framed walls, insulated and drywalled Crawl space has dirt floor, 3 cement block walls, open lattice wall to access crawl space,...

Posted by austin Fanning March 16, 2020, 8:55 a.m. Crawl spaces 4 Responses

How do you remove moisture and condensation from basement walls?

...ceiling. We opened it up and found the insulation is very damp on the foundation side. There is no mold in there but my hand got wet in the spots I stuck it in....

Posted by Aaron Keating July 27, 2019, 4:51 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses