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How do I insulate a crawlspace with concrete floor

How do I insulate a crawlspace with concrete floor


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Old 01-16-01, 09:36 PM
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I have a 4 foot crawlspace with a cement floor under my family room in our house in Toronto, Canada. The family room is difficult to heat. I was wondering what the best way to solve the problem:
1) insulate the ceiling of the crawl space with R28 insulation
2) insulate the walls of the crawl space (what R value?)
3) open some of the existing heating vents in the crawl space and heat the crawl space
4) apply a sealant to the walls of the crawl space

Or should I do a combination of the above.

Thanks for the advice.

Darren
darrentrost@hotmail.com
 
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Old 01-17-01, 04:51 PM
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I vote for #1.
 
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Old 01-17-01, 07:45 PM
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HELLO
I vote for #1
 
 

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