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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 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

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

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

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

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

Do you buy used building materials if they are in good condition?

...space. No we don't, sorry! But there is a market for used building materials, even if you only get a few bucks for them it's better than sending them to a landf...

Posted by Cheryl Nicholson Sept. 5, 2018, 7:03 p.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 Responses

How can I prevent animals from getting behind the siding on my house?

...space and using it as a highway

Posted by Connie Curtin Feb. 22, 2020, 1:52 p.m. Pest control 0 Responses

What can I do to prevent mold and musty smells from a crawlspace with a dirt floor?

...space floors that are humid and moldy. The following page will help you come up with a solution - How to fix a dirt floor crawlspace and prevent mold We are...

Posted by bonna gordy May 15, 2020, 8:16 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

How can I solve a moisture problem in attic from 1941 home?

...space. And we have a very high water table at 18 inches!!! It is definately a part of my stacking and moisture problem so I will be installing a moisture barrie...

Posted by Rachel Katz June 8, 2019, 4:06 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 0 Responses

I'm looking at installing rigid insulation the exterior of My Double brick 1880s

...space between bricks so we would like to add R20 to the exterior of the house also providing a vapour barrier. A previous owner had taking down the lath and pla...

Posted by Gordon CASWELL Dec. 13, 2019, 11:38 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 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

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

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

How do you calculate window height and location for passive solar heating?

...space, then is there a point in placing thermal mass 5 metres into the living space ? Thank you What you need to find is the hypothenuse , so if you can’t f...

Posted by Daniel Gardener Sept. 12, 2019, 8:54 a.m. Passive solar home design 1 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

Which exterior insulation is best to create at thermal break in an bungalow in Alberta?

...space is now wonderful to live in. However, at -40, we experience frost and freezing temperatures on the main floor in the corners of the house. We plan to re...

Posted by Rebekah Barnes Jan. 17, 2020, 10:07 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses