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How do you insulate a crawlspace?

...crawlspace. Insulating between the floor joists is not the best way to reduce heat loss in a crawlspace as you will have created two separate environments in te...

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

How do you insulate a cottage crawlspace? It's in the Haliburton Highlands

...crawlspaces properly Venting a crawlspace can be a problem if there is high humidity outdoors and that humid air hits the cold surfaces of a crawlspace or bas...

Posted by Beata Domanska May 25, 2020, 11:38 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

How do you insulate 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

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

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

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

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

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

...Crawlspaces and Remove Moisture . Have a read over that and let us know if you still have questions let us know and give us a few more details, I’m sure we can ...

Posted by Cindy Chatham 04 chatham Aug. 25, 2020, 4:47 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

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

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

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

...crawlspace is always clean and dry) for which I am trying to find a solution. And no doubt need some radon mitigation as well. The house is sitting above bedroc...

Posted by Sian O'Keefe Aug. 15, 2020, 12:52 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 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

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 space – Crawlspaces are very rare as part of a new ho...

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

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

...Crawlspaces Properly So a few questions – is it now just flat ground under the cabin? If not, now deep is it? How much space between the dirt and the bottom...

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

How do you install your own DIY radon mitigation system?

...crawlspaces Sub-slab depressurization is a great method for radon removal, but if the basement is not finished space, one mitigation strategy is installing ...

Posted by Ariel Fridman Jan. 27, 2020, 10:59 a.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 Responses

The thickness of vapor retarding latex paint - Is measurement wet or dry?

...crawlspace connected to the basement and painted the bare concrete walls with drylok. The floor was painted with latex, so I couldn't use the drylok floor paint...

Posted by Kim Boas July 24, 2020, 10:36 a.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses