How to insulate a crawlspace / Discussions

How do you insulated a crawlspace with dirt floor?

...to insulate the joists over your head and just heat that space instead. See here our page on How to insulate a crawlspace floor , and please feel free to ask mo...

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

How do you insulate a crawlspace?

...a fairly common mistake. In most regional climates across Canada, ventilating a crawlspace will not reduce moisture problems , it will add to them as warm and 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?

...astic down as well. Once again thank you Happy to help Dave. You get a reasonably mild winter on Vancouver Island by Canadian and and many northern US standards...

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

What is the best way to insulate the ceiling of my crawl space?

...insulated. The first step is to have a read on the following page about how to insulate a crawlspace properly – Crawlspaces are rare as part of a new home con...

Posted by Judy Mendel Feb. 17, 2020, 11:10 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

In the winter should you heat a low/dirt floor crawl space with a furnace vent?

...ary. Heating a crawlspace will prevent mold . But heating a dirt floor crawlspace without taking any steps towards insulating the crawlspace and creating an air...

Posted by janis hobson Dec. 11, 2019, 3:17 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

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

...How to stay on budget with renovations How to insulate a crawlspace How to remove radon gas from basements and crawlspaces How to insulate a C...

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

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

...ay to insulate my crawl space regarding vapour barrier and what to do around vents and plumping pipes when installing. There are a couple of ways to insulate th...

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

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

...ails and maybe we can help a bit more. How to insulate a cinder block wall basement Removing radon gas from basements How to insulate a crawlspace How...

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

How do you remove water droplets from under a crawl space vapor barrier?

...age all about how to insulate a crawl space – Crawlspaces are very rare as part of a new home construction nowadays in USA & Canada. If you've got one here's ...

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

Can you provide Crawlspace Insulation Design Assistance?

...tone foundation wall, it will also create an air barrier, and enable you to create a crawlspace radon barrier as well. Insulating the joists is a fine idea, b...

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

Can you replace an old slab foundation with an air heated slab?

...ause I’d love to hear a solution to this, but I’m going to give you a ‘hard no’. There is really no feasible way to raise up a slab on grade house and pour a ne...

Posted by Mike Molloy Nov. 7, 2019, 8:44 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

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

...ay less concerned about R-values or project cost than I am about moisture (and bugs, to be embarassingly candid about the matter). I gather that I can always sa...

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