Sub-slab / Discussions

How do you install your own DIY radon mitigation system?

Good morning, I'm looking to install radon mitigation (sub-slab suction). I understand it's not too difficult, but there are a few details I'm not sure about...

Posted by Ariel Fridman Jan. 27, 2020, 10:59 a.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 Responses

How do you lower high radon levels in a basement?

...sub-slab depressurization. I would search radon mitigation, or radon removal services along with your local region to see if there are any specialists nearby, t...

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

Is sealing basement concrete floor against radon a good idea?

...sub-slab depressurization, where a couple of holes are opened in the floor so that radon can be sucked from below the slab. But all this hinges on first getting...

Posted by Tim Hanrahan Sept. 18, 2020, 3:11 a.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 3 Responses

We are looking to build a slab on grade, do we need radiant heat?

...sub-slab insulation, and even with that much it was still a bit cool on the feet. So personally, I am all in for warm floors. Life is too short (or perhaps too ...

Posted by Scott Self Sept. 21, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 Responses

What is the best type of radiant floor heating for a garage?

...sub-slab insulation here.

Posted by J.F. March 24, 2017, 11:14 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

Can you install electric wire in floor heat cables and cork flooring?

...sub-slab insulation is a lot better than the standard 1.5 inches that is often installed, so that will help. When we installed cork tiles ( see our DIY cork f...

Posted by C Whitby Aug. 7, 2020, 6:43 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

What's the difference between a slab on grade and a monolithic foundation?

...sub-slab flat stock then it may be monolithic, if it’s just an insulated footing form then you may end up doing it in two pours. Yo Mike, thanks for the quick r...

Posted by Ronaldo Johnitas Dec. 10, 2019, 6:12 a.m. Slab on Grade 4 Responses