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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

Should I Build on a Slab on Grade Foundation or a Crawl Space?

...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...

Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...crawlspace (our least favorite foundation design). Legalett insulated raft slabs with air heated floor s are an option available all across North America, for t...

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...

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...

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...