How to Insulate a Crawl Space With a Dirt Floor | Hunker
A crawl space under a house helps protect against certain pests, but a crawl space with abundant moisture can invite problems including mold, wood rot and vermin. Cold air that sweeps through a crawl space, meanwhile, can lead to cold floors inside the home whether or not the space is wet. Some building codes require the installation of small vents...
This home’s crawl space was full of moisture potentially creating an inhabitable area for mold, and causing an unpleasant odor inside the home. Our doctor prescribed a clean crawl space to heal this homes ails. A clean crawl space also creates a new conditioned space and additional climate controlled storage.
How to Install a Vapor Barrier in a Crawlspace
This article will show you how to add 6 mil plastic sheeting on the ground and insulate the walls in your crawlspace. We use foil-faced rigid insulation to keep the space under the house dry. The plastic and the insulation will eliminate any moisture problems you have in the crawlspace, such as water droplets collecting on the concrete walls and pipes.