Crawlspace ventilation / Guides

Crawlspace radon barrier installation for radon mitigation
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...crawlspace or basement: Here's a thing, if you're about to install radon mitigation in a crawlspace or basement because your radon levels are above recommende...

Slab on grade or a foundation and basement?
Foundation choices

Choosing between a slab-on-grade or a foundation and basement

...ventilation & Mold prevention - EcoHome Guide 'How to build basements that don't stink' - Dr. John Staube, University of Waterloo Top Tips: For Building a...

Roxul mineral wool batt insulation in LEED Homes
Insulation and soundproofing

Choosing the right insulation: the pros, cons and applications for walls, slabs & basements

...ventilation) and there are no seams to allow heat loss. It’s also an excellent choice for insulation packed into walls because it allows little air infiltration...

Insulating crawlspaces as part of home renovation
Crawl spaces

How to insulate crawlspaces properly as part of renovating an older home

...crawlspaces . Fixing a dirt floor crawlspace: All too often a crawlspace will have nothing but a dirt floor, and probably some un-insulated walls. The resul...

Condensation on windows in our homes - why is it there? - how to stop it?
Walls and Roofs

Condensation on windows is a pain but is it a problem & how to stop it?

...crawlspaces, walls or ventilation systems – and some things are certain when a home has condensation running down the windows: Condensation won't disappear ...

Renovate, Remodel or Rebuild? How to choose which is Best for Homes
Wall assemblies - renovation

Should I be renovating my home or tearing it down & rebuilding?

...Crawlspaces: We never recommend building a crawlspace from scratch since they don’t make a lot of sense, but they exist, and most of them can be renovated and b...

Step by step guide for slab-on-grade home construction
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade construction: the ecoHOME A to Z Slab building guide

...ventilation) and seal all above-ground extremities before pouring the cement. For a video on radon barrier installation under a slab on grade, see here De...