Crawl space / Discussions

Should I insulate a crawl space from the outside?

...crawlspace. When I purchased the home the crawlspace had taped eps foam on the walls and the floor was open. The humidity in the crawlspace was in the 60s. I ha...

Posted by Ryan Argente March 7, 2021, 5:07 p.m. Crawl spaces 0 Responses

What's the best way to seal a crawl space and insulate?

...crawl space and insulate? Currently it is a vented space. Should the vents be closed permanently? The floor joists have batt insulation in them now. I have a va...

Posted by Steven Johnston Feb. 23, 2021, 12:35 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a crawl space?

...space (keep it cooler) or treat the home and crawl space as one single space with the same thermal conditions. There are a lot of things you bring up here, most...

Posted by Murray Kipp Sept. 17, 2021, 7:35 a.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

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

Should I put gravel on a crawl space floor for drainage?

...crawl space floor to allow moisture drainage? Before putting the moisture barrier down. Thank u

Posted by Karen Lundgren Foulk April 12, 2021, 9:43 p.m. Crawl spaces 0 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 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

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

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

How do you fix ice dams and crawl space insulation in historic homes?

...crawlspaces – How to insulate and seal crawl spaces That should tell you all you need on that topic, and yes, it's best to insulate and protect your crawl s...

Posted by Faith K Feb. 26, 2021, 1:43 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 2 Responses

Do I need to spray foam the ceiling of my crawl space to help winterize it?

...crawlspace improvements is here – Crawl Space Insulation Tips for Insulating Crawlspaces Properly One option would be to insulate the walls and concrete sla...

Posted by Sheilagh Thompson Jan. 21, 2021, 1:48 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

What is the best method of repairing joists in a low crawl space?

...crawlspace and window wells. Problem: How do you replace/repair supporting wood when the space is only max. of 22" and shallow end down to 14"? Hardwood floors ...

Posted by deb bino Sept. 1, 2021, 9:56 p.m. Crawl spaces 3 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

Can you create a passive wine cellar by insulating and air sealing a crawl space?

...crawlspaces makes no mention of insulating the ceiling of a crawlspace, which implies that no insulation should be added and that the crawlspace is to be inside...

Posted by JC Wong April 2, 2021, 6:50 p.m. Crawl spaces 5 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