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

...crawl spaces - Crawl Space Insulation Tips for Insulating Crawlspaces Properly Once your walls are closed in you will need to decide if you are heating the ...

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

What is the best way to insulate the ceiling of my crawl space?

...crawlspace if it isn’t properly insulated. The first step is to have a read on the following page about how to insulate a crawlspace properly – Crawlspaces ar...

Posted by Judy Mendel Feb. 17, 2020, 11:10 p.m. Crawl spaces 4 Responses

How do you remove water droplets from under a crawl space vapor barrier?

...crawlspace and increasing your risk of mold forming . Here is our page all about how to insulate a crawl spaceCrawlspaces are very rare as part of a new ho...

Posted by Paul Racioppo Feb. 7, 2020, 3:49 p.m. Crawl spaces 3 Responses

In the winter should you heat a low/dirt floor crawl space with a furnace vent?

...crawlspace will prevent mold . But heating a dirt floor crawlspace without taking any steps towards insulating the crawlspace and creating an air seal is going ...

Posted by janis hobson Dec. 11, 2019, 3:17 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

Is it ok to add insulation between joists in a crawl space?

...crawlspace. This is in Colorado, dry climate, cold winters. The walls of the crawlspace are insulated and the dirt floor is sealed with a vapor barrior, but my ...

Posted by Cheryl Bottomley May 11, 2020, 3:17 p.m. Crawl spaces 0 Responses

What is the best way to Insulate the crawl space of an old home?

...crawlspace. I would like to know the correct way to insulate my crawl space regarding vapour barrier and what to do around vents and plumping pipes when install...

Posted by Aj Jan. 21, 2020, 8:13 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

How do you fix radon and water infiltration in a dry stone foundation?

...crawl space with dirt floor or slab. The 10x14' cellar has heavy springtime water ingress where the dry stacked stone meets bedrock. The p revious homeowner r...

Posted by john flannery July 14, 2020, 4:24 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 5 Responses

What can I do to prevent mold and musty smells from a crawlspace with a dirt floor?

...crawlspace floors that are humid and moldy. The following page will help you come up with a solution - How to fix a dirt floor crawlspace and prevent mold W...

Posted by bonna gordy May 15, 2020, 8:16 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

How do you insulated a crawlspace with dirt floor?

...space instead. See here our page on How to insulate a crawlspace floor , and please feel free to ask more questions if you are still stumped on what is the best...

Posted by sal Bellicoso Oct. 30, 2019, 4:56 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

How do you insulate a cottage crawlspace and install radiant floor heat?

...crawlspaces to get an idea of the basics on how they function best. Crawl Space Insulation Tips for Insulating Crawlspaces Properly As for how to convert yo...

Posted by Todd hall June 28, 2020, 8:36 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

How well do Legalett slab on grades work?

...crawl space or basement? What I mean here relates to the part above the foundation; i.e. the main house and garage construction. 8) Are there any homeowners w...

Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is your recommendation for an air source heat pump?

...crawl space. Electric forced air duct system with poorly integrated HRV system. 3 hrv wall vents, 2 bathroom exhaust fans and 1 kitchen exhaust fan. No a/c yet,...

Posted by Martin Dandeneau July 9, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

Can you help me decide between a foundation, slab on grade and crawlspace?

...crawlspace, and basement. I live near a river, so maybe I'm wrong, but a basement seems like it's gonna be a constant worry, and my parents have expensive issue...

Posted by David Davenport Nov. 26, 2018, 12:57 a.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses

Can you provide Crawlspace Insulation Design Assistance?

...crawlspace warm so it becomes part of the conditioned space. Have you already found pages about crawlspace repair on our site? if not, start with this page here...

Posted by Randy Christensen Dec. 10, 2019, 12:17 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

What is the best way to reduce humidity in a basement?

...space in the basement, what are the suggested steps to reduce the humidity? What should we put on the uninsulated floor as a covering that won't go moldy/smelly...

Posted by Frank Cooper Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses

Halo Exterra rigid exterior insulation - has anyone work with it?

...crawl space below. The walls are wood chips and some fiberglass where walls have been opened. The siding needs to be replace so was plannin to put Tyvek then tw...

Posted by George Shannon Jan. 21, 2020, 3:39 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

How do you insulate a crawlspace?

...crawlspace with ventilation hatches, you’d be better keeping them closed and using a dehumidifier. Here is a page that explains - How to insulate a crawl spac...

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

What is the best underfloor insulation type for radiant floor heat?

...crawl space or a full basement ? And is it heated or unheated below? And is it insulated below? We aren’t too familiar with existing building practices in Irela...

Posted by David Irwin July 12, 2020, 6:48 a.m. Heating and cooling 1 Responses