Crawlspace vapour barrier / Discussions

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

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

...Crawlspace An inch of foam on crawlspace walls is good, but 2 inches would be better. Think about the returns – you’ll be doing the same amount of labour but ...

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

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

...barrier vs vapor barrier concepts. My house is above a dirt crawl space. And we have a very high water table at 18 inches!!! It is definately a part of my stack...

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

Can you provide Crawlspace Insulation Design Assistance?

...barrier, and enable you to create a crawlspace radon barrier as well. Insulating the joists is a fine idea, but I would be super careful about keeping the moi...

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

How do you insulated a crawlspace with dirt floor?

...crawlspace with no Vapor Barrier…. we would very much appreciate your input and advice. Cheers, Sal The first thing to mention is that if you have an uneven s...

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

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

...crawlspace How to remove radon gas from basements and crawlspaces How to insulate a CMU cinder block foundation The best way to insulate a bas...

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?

...vapour barrier. We always choose (and recommend) EPS over XPS due to the fact that XPS has much higher green house gas emissions than EPS . So if you are look...

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