Crawl Space Construction

This chapter summarizes suggested practices related to crawl spaces.

Section 3.1 summarizes crawl space design and construction practices in the following areas: venting, structural design, water and moisture control, drainage and waterproofing, location of insulation, termite and decay control, and radon control.

Section 3.2 includes a series of alternative construction details.

Section 3.3 provides animations for selected configurations

Section 3.4 is a checklist to be used during the design, construction, and site inspection of a crawl space.