Disadvantages of DIY Basement or Crawl Space Waterproofing

Millions of homeowners in the US experience water damage in their basements or crawl spaces at some point. One of the best ways to avoid this problem on your own property is to waterproof the area underneath your home. While it is tempting to resort to DIY crawl space waterproofing, it would be best to […]

Waterproofing a Dirt Crawl Space

Have you just moved into a home with a dirt crawl space? If your answer is yes, then one of the dilemmas you may face is deciding whether it is a good idea to waterproof the area or not. To help you solve such a predicament, experts suggest that you should consider crawl space waterproofing […]

Types of Mold and Their Effects on Someone’s Health

Molds are everywhere. They can be found in any place (either indoor or outdoor) with a lot of moisture. In homes and buildings, you may be able to find them in areas such as basements and crawl spaces and around leaks in pipes, roofs, and windows. Experts in crawl space mold removal say that such […]

4 Signs You Need to Repair Your Crawl Space

Crawl spaces are often unmaintained or neglected because they’re hard to access. As a result, they become vulnerable to mold, insect, and pest infestation. If this happens, your house becomes at risk of structural damage. This also puts your health in jeopardy. That said, you should ensure that your crawl space is always in good […]

Does Your Crawl Space Need a Dehumidifier?

Crawl spaces are prone to having high humidity levels. This can be caused by many reasons, such as standing water in the area, outside air coming in through the vents, moisture evaporating from the ground, and more. So, the shortest answer to the question above is yes. Installing a dehumidifier system in the underside of […]

Tips for Maintaining Your Home’s Crawl Space

Did you know that a large percentage of the air you breathe on the first floor of your house can come from your crawl space? This means that you can have poor indoor air quality if the area underneath your home is not maintained properly. Also, crawl spaces often hold the basic utilities of your […]

Crawl Space: Insulation Vs Encapsulation

The crawl space is one of the most important parts of a house that is often neglected. It is where you can find a series of support beams and structures that are vital to your property’s stability. A large percentage of the air you’re breathing inside your home also comes from the underside of your […]

The Ultimate Guide to Insulating a Crawl Space

What You Need to Know About Crawl Space Insulation  Insulating a crawl space can help improve your home’s energy efficiency and protect pipes from freezing as well as structural damage. When installing insulation, you are investing in the long-term health of your living space and can possibly generate savings because of it.  Is Crawl Space […]

Benefits of a Finished Crawl Space

A finished crawl space protects this critical area of your home from common threats like moisture damage. It can also be used to increase your home’s marketability and prevent pests from intruding your living space.  Today, we are going to discuss some of the key benefits of a finished crawl space. Taking steps to upgrade […]

How to Keep Water Away from Your Foundation

Keep Water Away From Your Foundation More Easily with These Simple Tips One of your top property management priorities as a homeowner is to keep water away from your home’s foundation.  As moisture accumulates around your home’s perimeter, the likelihood of indoor leaks and flooding increase exponentially.  The infiltration of water or moisture into your […]