Crawlspace / Guides

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...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Foundations and Basements

Slab on grade or crawlspaces, which is better?

...crawlspace What’s more durable, a slab on grade or a crawlspace? If you read anywhere online that they are comparable in terms of durability or functional...

Slab on Grade

Finishing the exterior of an insulated slab-on-grade floor

...crawlspace or a slab foundation , you need to know how to finish the edge off durably. Typically the exterior edge of a slab on grade is made of EPS foam and ...

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...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Crawl spaces

Slab on grade or crawlspaces, which is better?

...crawlspace. Or wait, maybe spelunking, it's often hard to tell the difference. What’s more durable, a slab on grade or crawlspace? If you read anywhere on...

Slab-on-grade construction technical guide
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade technical guide

Slab-On-Grade Construction - Technical Guide Deciding to build your home with a slab-on-grade foundation instead of a conventional basement or raised crawlsp...

Slab on grade for a Passive Solar LEED Home insulated by Rockwool © Ecohome
Insulation and soundproofing

Insulating below slab-on-grade floors

...crawlspace or a slab foundation . WATCH MORE GREEN BUILDING VIDEOS HERE Building Code requirements for sub-slab insulation vary by region, the only consis...

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 – When a home is built on a crawlspace or basement this can often be the cause of humidity in the home – even when the home is newer many areas buil...

Radon Mitigation - Installing a radon evacuation stack in a slab floor
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Mitigating radon gas in homes

...crawlspaces: Removing radon from basements & crawlspaces is easier if prevented rather than cured, and existing homes that are found to have high levels of Ra...

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...

smart sewage backup device
Plumbing and water heaters

Sewage backup flood prevention and water leak notification on your device - our products of the month

...crawlspace) it can be pretty affordable, or might go as high as $2,000 if it includes replacing finished flooring. However, that still leaves you needing to cle...