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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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xx   FLOOR

Advice on how to install a vapor barrier when insulating a loft floor.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1991 (v.14#5) pg. 64
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1991 (v.14#11) pg. 6
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1991 (v.14#12) pg. 4

Tip on insulating a concrete slab floor using 2" rigid insulation between pressure-treated 2x4 sleepers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1995 (v.18#5) pg. 8

Cover a cold concrete floor with a "floating"-foundation floor constructed from pallet wood and Styrofoam insulation.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1996 (v.19#6) pg. 13

Advice on ways to get rid of cold floors in a room over a garage.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #314 Jan 1991 (v.41#1) pg. 4

The role of insulation beneath a residential slab is described.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #81 Apr-May 1993 pg. 18

A remedy for cupped flooring. How to install insulation and a vapor barrier to keep basement mositure away from the subfloor and hardwood flooring of the first floor of a house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #97 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 16

Tip on supporting insulation installed on the underside of a ground floor by using sheets of polyolefin housewrap instead of battens or wire.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1998 (v.26#4) pg. 80