Understanding The Benefits of A Dry Basement (Part 2)

In the last post, we discussed some of the main advantages of keeping your basement or crawl space as dry as possible. However, there are many lesser known advantages of basement waterproofing as well, and it’s important to have a thorough range of knowledge before deciding whether or not basement or crawl space moisture removal […]

Understanding The Benefits of Basement Waterproofing (Part 1)

More than 27 million homes in the U.S. have crawlspaces, and experts estimate that about 30% of American homes have basements as well. But whether you have a crawl space or basement in your home, it’s important to keep it dry, and to understand why it needs to stay dry. Wall-vented crawl spaces cannot maintain relative humidity […]

Homeowner’s Guide To Installing A Crawl Space Vapor Barrier: Part 2

In the last post, we discussed the basic preparation steps of installing a crawl space vapor barrier. However, understanding the specific steps of the installation process itself is the key to maximizing the barrier’s potential for crawl space moisture removal. Here’s part two of our homeowner’s guide to installing a crawl space vapor barrier. Lay […]

Homeowner’s Guide To Installing A Crawl Space Vapor Barrier: Part 1

More than 27 million homes in the U.S. have crawlspaces. And even though they’re exceedingly useful for extra home storage, it’s absolutely essential to keep them protected and dry to avoid the possibility of water and mold damage. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), 100% of all types of mold have the potential to […]

Flooding In Crawl Spaces

Many people find that rain water seeps into their home – particularly, the crawl space. DelmarvaLife’s Sean Streicher goes into a crawl space to see how much damage can occur if the issue is not taken care of. If water under a house is left unaddressed it can lead to mold and eventually structural damage. […]