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Testing for radon gas after renovations

...radonkit.ca/radon-gas-map-for-canada-potential-radon-levels-across-canada/ Keep in mind that the risks of radon exposure in homes is not limited to the air, i...

Posted by Mary Anne S March 5, 2019, 7:46 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 3 Responses

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

...Radon barrier radon evacuation stack is mandatory . To continue about radon – exposure to radon gas in homes is the second greatest cause of lung cancer. Ther...

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

...radon gas from basements and crawlspaces How to insulate a CMU cinder block foundation The best way to insulate a basement to avoid mold How t...

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

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

...radon gas from basements How to insulate a crawlspace How much insulation does a basement need? Thank you so much Mike. I am in Vermont. Sometimes it goes...

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

How do I insulate my half below grade basement?

...Radon Gas in Homes

Posted by tom mckeand Oct. 14, 2019, 11:01 p.m. Basements improvements 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
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