Insulating enclosed crawl space

jimracJanuary 22, 2014

Hello,

We have a 4 foot enclosed crawl space (that has a concrete floor, insulation between crawl space walls, and enclosed with sheetrock )below our master bedroom. It has never been an issue nor concern. Live in Northeast.

Now, the process of insulating the master bedroom floor was; they have batt insulation bewteen the joists; then they used maybe a 1" or 2" rigid blue styrofoam board, then, they attached plywood to that and I would assume, to the floor joists..

Now I am curious, I probably would of attached, the plywood first, to the floor joists, then the rigid board to the plywood? Make much of a difference?

I know I am anal, but looking at the crawl space from within, some of the plywoood does not sit right, coming loose etc, so I am now pondering adding some more rigid board, but sort of want to start from the begiining, rip it down, and make it look half way decent...

All in all, it may not much of a difference in comfort level anyways, right with the master bedroom?

Thanks in advance.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
worthy

I probably would of attached, the plywood first, to the floor joists, then the rigid board to the plywood? Make much of a difference?

Yes, the builder followed Code by covering the foam board with a thermal barrier.

    Bookmark   January 22, 2014 at 5:14PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jimrac

Thanks Worthy,

I checked, and I guess their is no building code prohibition in my circumstances in terms of which is first.

    Bookmark   February 3, 2014 at 8:08AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
water seeping through floor?
I have a finished walk out basement. After several...
abbey_cny
Walkout Basement in Texas
Greetings to all! I have a sloping lot on Lake Conroe...
ZipAgent
Easier way to burst up concrete?
Since it seem I have to do some concrete busting work...
ravlegend
basement flooring - tile or finished concrete
we're planning a reno that will include expanding and...
lmgch
What to do with old cistern room?
The house I'm buying has a weird feature. There's a...
demeterchaos
Sponsored Products
Kraus Kitchen Combo Set Stainless Steel Undermount Sink with Faucet
Overstock.com
Topmount Single Bowl Stainless Steel Sink
PLFixtures
Halo Recessed Lighting 4 in. Satin-Nickel Recessed Baffle Trim 953SN
$21.86 | Home Depot
All Season Organic Eco-Valley Wool Cal King-size Comforter
Overstock.com
Grommet Top Thermal Insulated 95 inch Blackout Curtain Panel Pair
Overstock.com
Thermocast Kitchen Rochester Drop-in Acrylic 25x22x9 3-Hole Single Bowl Kitchen
Home Depot
Thermocast Kitchen Manchester Undermount Acrylic 16x13.5x7 0-Hole Single Bowl
$96.80 | Home Depot
Moroccan Tile 95-inch Window Curtain Pair
Overstock.com
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™