Crawlspace insulation / Discussions

Can you provide Crawlspace Insulation Design Assistance?

...crawlspace contains our oil-fired heating system; there is a small opening allowing access to the crawlspace from the "full" basement (still fieldstone and dirt...

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

How do you insulate a crawlspace?

...insulation between the joists. Since then I have noticed a lot of condensation and mold forming on the insulation despite the crawlspace being ventilated with h...

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

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

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

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

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

...insulation in the attic. I have started the insulation in the floor joist from the crawlspace. I would like to know the correct way to insulate my crawl space r...

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

How do you insulated a crawlspace with dirt floor?

...insulation sprayed in which will harden on the dirt floor. We are currently power venting the crawl space to protect against radon gas. What would be you be a...

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

How can I solve a moisture problem in attic from 1941 home?

...insulation into the rafter bays without an air channel. Plus inadequate soffit venting...almost none. We got intermittent condensation and some mold on the roof...

Posted by Rachel Katz June 8, 2019, 4:06 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 0 Responses

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

...insulation . Alternatively you could use loose blown cellulose insulation . As for your question about sealing it, that is a very wise idea. You could have a ...

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

Is EPS or XPS better for use in basement rim joists? Should faced or unfaced foam boards be used?

...insulation looks like foil but is a polymer. This from the company website in Canada "Quik-Therm multi-purpose insulation{MPI} is a continuous rigid foam insula...

Posted by Thomas Dispenza Sept. 8, 2019, 12:43 a.m. Basements improvements 6 Responses

What insulation should I put on basement block walls that is resistant to mold?

...crawlspace How much insulation does a basement need? Thank you so much Mike. I am in Vermont. Sometimes it goes below 0F for weeks. Gave insulating exterior...

Posted by Ken Gee July 31, 2019, 3:25 p.m. Basements improvements 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

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

I keep seeing the options out there as pad, crawlspace, and basement. I live near a river, so maybe I'm wrong, but a basement seems like it's gonna be a consta...

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

What's the difference between a slab on grade and a monolithic foundation?

...insulation and sub-slab flat stock then it may be monolithic, if it’s just an insulated footing form then you may end up doing it in two pours. Yo Mike, thanks ...

Posted by Ronaldo Johnitas Dec. 10, 2019, 6:12 a.m. Slab on Grade 4 Responses