Posts Tagged ‘ban board insulation’
Can I Insulate Foundation Walls of Vented Crawl Space?
When is it best to insulate the foundation walls of your crawl space? Can you insulate the walls of a vented crawl space? Recently, we received this question on our Ask-a-Ninja page. If you have a question, please let us know. Q: What would be the problem if we did wall insulation and kept some…Read More
Winterizing Your Crawl Space
Winterizing your crawl space is a must have if your home resides anywhere temperatures fall below 32 degrees. The crawl space winterization package is exclusively offered by Crawl Space Ninja to ensure your crawl space is performing at peak efficiency. The winterization of your crawl space will help by offering the best available comfort for…Read More
Misconception: Don’t Remove Insulation During Mold Remediation
Not removing the sub-floor insulation during mold treatment comes up on just about every crawl space inspection. The concept of doing less to save money has always been around, but we feel there are some areas of crawl space repair you should make sure are completed properly. Not doing mold remediation properly just to save…Read More
Misconception: Vapor Barrier Will Insulate Crawl Space
Many crawl space contractors tell homeowners the vapor barrier will insulate the crawl space. We have homeowners ask if this is true and the short of it is no. Vapor barrier is designed to inhibit moisture, not insulate (unless it is InsulBarrier). There are some insulation vapor barriers on the market and we use a…Read More
Crawl Space Insulation FAQ
Welcome to the crawl space insulation FAQ (frequently asked questions) by Crawl Space Ninja. This information is designed to help you make your home more efficient. The questions being answered come from our Ask a Ninja Program. Please let us know if you have a question you’d like us to answer. You can leave them…Read More
6 Places to Insulate Vented Crawl Spaces
If your crawl space is open or vented, here are 6 places to insulate your vented crawl space that could save you money and keep out pests. Remember, there is more to properly insulating your crawl space than just throwing up fiberglass batt insulation. You want to make sure you focus on air sealing and…Read More
Tips to Winterize Your Crawl Space
Yesterday I got a call from one of our DIY customers down in Chattanooga. His name is Wade and he had an issue with something going on in his crawl space and he was concerned about how to winterize the crawl space. So today I’m going to answer his question. Okay, so Wade from Chattanooga…Read More
How to Air Seal Return Air Duct
The return air duct is often over looked for indoor air quality but when properly air sealed with spray foam insulation and mastic, it will make your HVAC system work better.
The return grille and the air filter may hide how badly your cold air return needs to be air sealed.