Should you vent a crawlspace / Discussions

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

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

How do you insulate a crawlspace with dirt floor?

...ave a cottage with a crawl space near Halliburton, Ontario,Canada. It has a solid block perimeter but has a dirt floor. Also, there is a very large rock under t...

Posted by sal Bellicoso Oct. 30, 2019, 4:56 p.m. Crawl spaces 2 Responses

What's the best way to seal a crawl space and insulate?

...ave warm feet. Did you see this page? It should have most of your answers - Insulating crawlspaces as part of home renovation If you have a vapor barrier on...

Posted by Steven Johnston Feb. 23, 2021, 12:35 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

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

...articularly having a radon evacuation stack in the floor and covering it with a poly membrane, you will see more about it in the page above. Even that as a DIY ...

Posted by Cathy Gaskins Feb. 17, 2021, 3:46 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 Responses

How do you lower high radon levels in a basement?

...arch radon mitigation, or radon removal services along with your local region to see if there are any specialists nearby, that’s probably your best bet. An al...

Posted by Uma Parekh May 22, 2020, 11:54 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

Should I bother testing for radon in a gutted and uninsulated house?

...ave a vapor barrier, so just doing a vapor barrier itself puts you halfway to a passive radon stack, in that 6 mil poly vapor barriers are standard fare for rad...

Posted by Luba Sharapan March 27, 2021, 12:04 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 3 Responses

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

...ades. Please have a read on a few of these pages, and once you have a better idea of what you want to get done and your budget we are more than happy to help,...

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

Wood Burning Stove - Do We Need A Cold Air Vent to Safely Operate?

...all some correct air ventilation. Also, the addition of a high-quality chimney cowl can also improve the airflow and prevent nasty downdraughts which are made w...

Posted by Regina Vigil Feb. 15, 2021, 3:11 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses