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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 2 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

How do you do Radon mitigation when with insulating and ventilating a crawlspace?

I'm in Springfield, MO. This single story house was built in 1906, still has the stone foundation and below ground is about 25% basement and 75% crawl space. I...

Posted by Cathy Gaskins Feb. 17, 2021, 3:46 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 0 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 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 I condition my crawl space with a dirt floor?

I have a 3 foot and 4 foot drop level crawl with a part basement attached. 650 square feet. It has sand floor and below grade concrete walls. the access to the...

Posted by Ryan Reichelt Nov. 27, 2020, 12:25 a.m. Crawl spaces 0 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

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

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

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

Does slab on grade need to have in floor heating?

...crawlspace, have a read here for some things worth considering - Slab on Grade or Crawlspace - Which is Better?

Posted by Lauren Panzani Nov. 13, 2020, 11:06 a.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses