Radon barrier / Posts

Is a vapor barrier necessary under a concrete slab with foam insulation and if so, where does the plastic vapor barrier go??

...barrier, and to achieve LEED for Homes Certification a Radon barrier radon evacuation stack is mandatory . To continue about radon – exposure to radon gas in ...

Posted by Les Poldark Aug. 17, 2019, 12:19 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses

How do you insulate a crawlspace?

...radon gas, and to deal with it if so, read more here - http://www.ecohome.net/guide/removing-radon-gas-basements-crawlspaces

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

Insulating walkout basement made of CMU Wall with a rockwool.

...radon gas membrane (See our pages on Radon barriers in basements for more information ). Then we would add rigid insulation panels , a stud wall with batts, and...

Posted by Victor B June 19, 2019, 11:41 p.m. Basements improvements 5 Responses

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

...barrier so you can find and fix them. That list of questions is pretty long, and I think the best place for you to start is figuring out what your budget is t...

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?

...radon barrier, when connections are foamed or taped. MPI is available in rolls or sheets. Optional T&G connections."

Posted by Thomas Dispenza Sept. 8, 2019, 12:43 a.m. Basements improvements 4 Responses

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

...barrier on the walls if that's where the moisture issue is coming from. If it's a poured concrete floor and it has no vapor barrier beneath then that will for s...

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