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Is your crawl space working properly?

Is your crawl space working properly? In our area the crawl space is popular and a popular place for problems. From critters to wet insulation these spaces are almost never right. Here are some posts that might help you get your crawl space in order. Your crawl space is impacting...
Vent crawl space

Crawl Space Facts: How Do They Impact Your Home Comfort?

If your crawl space looks like this: then your indoor air quality is suffering. You are also paying too much to heat and cool your home. Vented crawl spaces usually have insulation located in the joist spaces. This insulation gets pulled away from the heated surface by moisture...

Should you vent your crawl space?

If your home has a crawl space with plastic laying loosely on the floor and insulation above your head inside the floor joists – you are wasting energy, have poor indoor-air-quality, and could be growing mold. In our mixed-humid climate, we should seal and condition our...

Crawl Space moisture problems

I am helping this home owner fix a problem left for them by the previous owners of a newly purchased home. In our mixed humid climate, crawl spaces should not be vented, but it has been done for years by builders that do not understand building science. This home had the added...