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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

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 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

Should you allow air flow through a crawl space with a dirt floor?

...crawl spaces and how they are best insulated and kept dry. Crawl Space Insulation Tips for Insulating Crawlspaces Properly So a few questions – is it now ju...

Posted by Amber Murray Aug. 17, 2020, 10 p.m. Crawl spaces 3 Responses

Can my shallow crawl space be converted to a slab foundation?

...crawl space covered in crushed stone. I have high humidity in the house and crawl space (despite the fact that the crawlspace is always clean and dry) for which...

Posted by Sian O'Keefe Aug. 15, 2020, 12:52 p.m. Slab on Grade 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 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 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 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

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

How do I get rid of moisture with cement floor crawl space that has a vapour barrier?

...space. What are the humidity levels? Homes (basements, crawl spaces and the whole shh-bang) are best kept below 60% Relative Humidity to avoid mold and I’m wond...

Posted by Cindy Chatham 04 chatham Aug. 25, 2020, 4:47 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 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 insulate 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 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

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