Tag Archives: Crawl Space Inspection

How to Dehumidify Crawl Spaces?

Posted September 13, 2019 No comments |Crawl Space, Crawl Space Repair

Crawl spaces are an integral part of your home and directly impact your health and electricity bills. Yes, you heard it right! In fact, half of the air circulating in your home comes from the crawlspace or basement. The presence of moisture and humidity in crawlspaces can create numerous problems such as the growth of […]

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Should I Get Multiple Crawl Space Inspections?

Posted April 20, 2017 Comments are off |Crawl Space Repair, Foundation Repair

Should I Get Multiple Crawl Space Inspections

It’s up to you but we recommend getting a minimum of two crawl space inspections & estimates! You could save THOUSANDS! But be aware, getting estimates can be confusing. A novice crawl space inspector or an ineffective explanation can leave you confused or unsure of the right thing to do. Old methods of crawl space […]

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The Truth About French Drains

Posted July 8, 2015 Comments are off |Crawl Space Repair

French Drains

French drains are an outstanding method of managing groundwater and even rainwater in some instances. The keys to a successful french drain are proper system design and installation. There’s a right way to design a drainage plan and there’s a wrong way, just like there’s a right way to install it and a wrong way.

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Does Your Ductwork Sweat?

Posted July 1, 2015 Comments are off |Crawl Space Repair

Does Your Ductwork Sweat

If your HVAC is in the crawl space then most likely, the answer is yes! When warm humid air comes in contact with a cool surface, moisture forms as condensation droplets. These droplets continue all throughout the summer forming continuous puddles under many homes.

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Where Does Crawl Space Moisture Come From?

Posted June 10, 2015 Comments are off |Crawl Space Repair, Foundation Repair

Crawl space moisture typically comes from three different sources: 1. The Earth- The Earth constantly releases moisture into the air which results in higher relative humidity. This is why, at a minimum, you should have a 6-mil or 12-mil poly vapor barrier covering 100% of the ground. This can prevent the need for remedial measures […]

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Is Crawl Space Encapsulation Right For Me?

Posted May 6, 2015 Comments are off |Crawl Space Repair

Is Crawl Space Encapsulation Right For Me

Crawl space encapsulation is a “remedial” treatment for the common crawl space symptoms of high wood moisture content, mold and fungal growth, high relative humidity, poor energy efficiency, and cold floors in the winter. It is the only tested and proven, long-term solution to remedy these problems and prevent future problems. Anything else is a […]

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