So like the Title says. I have an encapsulated crawl space with spray foam insulation around the perimeter. The floors do not have any insulation and are cold. It doesn't help that my entire home is…Continue
Hello All,I'm just looking to the forum to see what you guys think of my crawl encapsulation and if you would have changed anything. Also, if anyone has any recommendations for anything else I can…Continue
"That's kind of what I was thinking, it will just be cold. At least it's nice in the summer though. The temp is basically about whatever the earth temp is at that level and a little from the effect from the living area. I think the…"
"Just as an FYI, tile floors will always "feel" cool no matter what time of year especially if barefoot or just wearing socks unless exposed to some sort of heat - be it the sun or whatever
Adding in insulation won't really help much…"
"You'll probably want to eliminate the radiant link between the ceiling/subfloor and the floor of crawlspace. They are likely fairly close and the cool earth cools the floor above it in both winter and summer. Far less expensive than…"
"If you're a do-it-yourselfer and like to scrounge a bit then you could visit some re-roofing jobsites and start collecting scraps of Polyisocyanurate board insulation. Piece it together across the crawlspace floor, tape the seams if you…"
"Thanks, I do have my air ducts in the space, but I'm usually running my woodstove. I have a few vents detached and free blowing in the space. When the heat is running, it doesn't seem to make much difference on the floors. It may just be…"
So like the Title says. I have an encapsulated crawl space with spray foam insulation around the perimeter. The floors do not have any insulation and are cold. It doesn't help that my entire home is either tile or hardwood. I'm wondering if there is a way to warm up the floors in the winter in a cost effective manner. The good thing about it, in the summer the floors are cool and my AC doesn't have to work too hard to keep it comfortable. I'm thinking the good just cancels out the bad and just…See More
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