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Tip: Using roll insulation, roofing felt and furring strips to insulate the floor above a crawl space.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1981 (v.4#6) pg. 5

Tip on curing a moisture problem in a crawl space.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1996 (v.20#1) pg. 18

How to weatherproof (insulate) a crawl space.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #251 Sep 1984 (v.34#7) pg. 86

Add-on foundations. How to think through the planning and construction. Details for (1) waterproofing existing or new foundations, (2) insulating crawl spaces, (3) flat slab foundations, (4) wood foundations, (5) brick veneer, and (6) adobe brick construction.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #277 Mar 1987 (v.37#3) pg. 60

Tips on insulating a crawl space.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #285 Jan 1988 (v.38#1) pg. 20

Tip: Insulate crawl space with 10" batts supported by chicken wire stapled to underside of floor joists.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #7 Feb-Mar 1982 pg. 12

How to eliminate summertime moisture problems in a ventilated crawl space.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #64 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 22

Tips on installing a vapor barrier in the crawl space of a post-and-beam house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #91 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 22

Crawlspace insulation. Two approaches to insulating a floor over a crawlspace.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #102 Apr-May 1996 pg. 16

Installing insulation in attic, crawl space, and basement. Includes tips on installing vapor barriers and avoiding fire hazards.
HOME MECHANIX #705 Jan 1987 (v.83) pg. 56

Tips on eliminating a serious moisture problem in a crawl space.
HOME MECHANIX #749 Oct 1990 (v.86) pg. 93

An explanation of where to place the plastic vapor barrier in a crawl space.
HOME MECHANIX #803 Mar 1996 (v.92) pg. 22

Tip on cutting your heating costs by insulating a crawl space.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #584 Jan 1977 (v.73) pg. 22

Formulas for a warmer floor. How to insulate a slab-on-grade, crawlspace, and basement.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #113 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 90

Tip: How to install insulation between joists in a crawl space.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1980 (v.153#5) pg. 84

Advice on controlling crawlspace moisture.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1997 (v.174#7) pg. 97

Protecting a crawl space. Tips on insulation, moisture barriers, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1981 (v.219#4) pg. 126

Tip on insulating a crawl space underneath a porch and sealing it against wind infiltration so that the porch can be converted into a room.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jan 1988 (v.3#1) pg. 20
Correction PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1988 (v.3#4) pg. 12

Tip on insulating the exterior masonry walls of a crawl space.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #821 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 (v.93) pg. 24

Your home and the energy crisis. Part 2. Includes heating degree charts for the U.S. and tips on insulating basements, concrete slab floors and crawl spaces.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1976 (v.32#4) pg. 48

Advice on preventitive measures for dealing with a damp crawl space.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1996 (v.52#4) pg. 6