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Is it ok to add insulation between joists in a crawl space?

...space. 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 indoo...

Posted by Cheryl Bottomley May 11, 2020, 3:17 p.m. Crawl spaces 0 Responses

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

...space and increasing your risk of mold forming . Here is our page all about how to insulate a crawl space – Crawlspaces are very rare as part of a new home co...

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

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

...space will prevent mold . But heating a dirt floor crawlspace without taking any steps towards insulating the crawlspace and creating an air seal is going to co...

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

Should you allow air flow through a crawl space with a dirt floor?

...spaces and how they are best insulated and kept dry. Crawl Space Insulation Tips for Insulating Crawlspaces Properly So a few questions – is it now just fla...

Posted by Amber Murray Aug. 17, 2020, 10 p.m. Crawl spaces 3 Responses

What is the best practice to insulate a crawl space floor?

...spaces - Crawl Space Insulation Tips for Insulating Crawlspaces Properly Once your walls are closed in you will need to decide if you are heating the space ...

Posted by austin Fanning March 16, 2020, 8:55 a.m. Crawl spaces 4 Responses

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

...space. 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 installing. ...

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

Can my shallow crawl space be converted to a slab foundation?

...space covered in crushed stone. I have high humidity in the house and crawl space (despite the fact that the crawlspace is always clean and dry) for which I am ...

Posted by Sian O'Keefe Aug. 15, 2020, 12:52 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Should I vent the space between a block wall and vapor barrier?

...space between the block and barrier has to breath for the moisture to dry. I have the idea of putting a dehumitifer by the utlities and running duct work (sla...

Posted by Nick Santore Oct. 10, 2020, 2:03 a.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Where should you mount solar panels if you don't have space on your roof?

...space of course, but also if the roof orientation is right for solar exposure. An alternative, as you mention in your question, is a solar tracker mount . We ha...

Posted by Dan Hynes Aug. 31, 2020, 9:23 a.m. Solar photovoltaic 1 Responses

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

...space; either you insulate the floor of the crawl space and then treat it as part of the conditioned living space (meaning heat it), or you can insulate the flo...

Posted by Judy Mendel Feb. 17, 2020, 11:10 p.m. Crawl spaces 4 Responses

Can you provide Crawlspace Insulation Design Assistance?

...space warm so it becomes part of the conditioned space. Have you already found pages about crawlspace repair on our site? if not, start with this page here – ...

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

How do you insulate a cottage crawlspace and install radiant floor heat?

...spaces 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 your co...

Posted by Todd hall June 28, 2020, 8:36 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

How do you fix radon and water infiltration in a dry stone foundation?

...space with dirt floor or slab. The 10x14' cellar has heavy springtime water ingress where the dry stacked stone meets bedrock. The p revious homeowner reporte...

Posted by john flannery July 14, 2020, 4:24 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 5 Responses

What type of insulation under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?

...space on the interior? Hi Mike, thanks for the reply. This is a 3 season gazebo with 5 tempered glass doors and angle roof. The roof is made of pine, war paper ...

Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses

How do I get rid of moisture with cement floor crawl space that has a vapour barrier?

...space. What are the humidity levels? Homes (basements, crawl spaces and the whole shh-bang) are best kept below 60% Relative Humidity to avoid mold and I’m wond...

Posted by Cindy Chatham 04 chatham Aug. 25, 2020, 4:47 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

Lunos HRV - where can I buy them and get advice?

...space is open, with the exception of a small bathroom. I underestand there is a limit as to how close units can be to eave overhangs. Is the a consultant who co...

Posted by martin tierney Nov. 16, 2019, 4:57 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

What is the best way to Insulate a basement and floor joists that are embedded into the concrete?

...space as sound proofing and the roxul/batt insulation is in the ceiling space right up against the exterior wall. Installing batts of insulation directly agains...

Posted by David Pereira April 28, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

Can you recommend an HVAC contractor in Vancouver?

...space heating we have. I would like to replace this natural gas system with a heat pump system. I have searched for a reputable HVAC contractor in Vancouver...

Posted by Jennifer Smith March 18, 2019, 5:58 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses