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base·ment

(bās'ment),
1. Synonym(s): base (1)
2. A cavity or space partly or completely separated from a larger space above it.

base·ment

(bās'mĕnt)
1. Synonym(s): base (1) .
2. A cavity or space partly or completely separated from a larger space above it.
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So, these walls should also be covered with a vapor barrier if the goal is to keep moisture out of your crawlspace.
Not air that originates from the dank, moldy crawlspaces .
com, will be an invaluable resource for Marietta area homeowners who want to access information to address crawlspace encapsulation needs for their home or business.
ABC News reports that when the intruder made his way to the crawlspace, she began to shoot him after he opened the door to the space.
The results from modeling an increase in the insulation in the ceiling (between the living space and the attic), and in the crawlspace are shown in Table 1.
The insulation and duct work are above the crawlspace.
Venting crawlspaces made sense only when you had no air conditioning, no insulation, and no crawlspace walls," says Joe Lstiburek, a professional engineer and partner at Boston-based Building Science Corporation.
Building on deep foundations and partly on a crawlspace.
Foundation options: Crawlspace, Unfinished Basement
Defend Your Crawlspace -- Crawlspaces are dark and damp -- ideal environments for mold.
Changing assessments of the health risks presented by chemicals in well water and crawlspace vapors have caused frustration among people whose properties lie near the rail yard.
The factory installation of crawlspace air-source heat pumps in energy-efficient manufactured housing may help overcome some of the commissioning and first-cost challenges associated with site-installed heat pumps.