Does Your Crawl Space Have a Moisture Problem?

In the United States, over 27 million houses contain crawl spaces. This is the space between the home’s first floor and the ground. It’s an area that many homeowners probably don’t think much about, but moisture in your crawl space can be a problem that needs attention.

Crawl Space Encapsulation Could be Good For Your Health

Is your house making you sick? According to the Mayo Clinic, over 90% of chronic sinus infections are related to mold. Your crawl space can be the culprit. There is one good way of keeping your crawl space dry and mold-free. Crawl space encapsulation can take worries about mold growth off the table. A strong […]

Tips for Keeping Your Basement Dry

When water comes into your basement, it can lead to costly consequences. When it comes to home ownership and keeping your basement dry, you will need to take action quickly. Contact a professional to help you find the best crawl space moisture removal options for you and your situation. Keep Water Away From the Foundation […]

4 Tips To Keep Your Basement Dry This Winter

Fall is officially here, which means now is the best possible time to get your basement and crawl space ready for the winter months. Once the snow falls, water can ease through floor cracks or openings in your pipes. And wall-vented crawl spaces can’t maintain relative humidity below 70%. That said, how can you successfully […]

Waterproofing Your Basement: Why You Shouldn’t Avoid It

There are so many advantages of having a basement in your home. For one thing, a basement allows for lots of extra space, without the risks that can come with standard two-story buildings. In certain areas, whether you want a basement or not, you’ll probably have one; they tend to be a standard for two-story […]

Is Your Basement or Crawlspace a Health Hazard?

Nearly 27 million people in the United States have a crawl space under their home, and many are unaware of the potential health hazards they pose. So far, this spring and summer have had record amounts of rain and flooding. People have had to evacuate their homes because of it; farmers have left their fields […]

What You’re Risking When Neglecting a Moldy Basement: Sump Pumps Are the Answer

Mold should always be an unwanted and undesirable guest in your home. But despite your best efforts, sometimes it’s difficult to avoid. Though more experienced homeowners may understand that wall-vented crawl spaces cannot maintain relative humidity below 70% threshold, and are thus subject to condensation, they already know how to eradicate the problem. Experienced homeowners […]

Why should your basement or crawl space be dry at all times?

Before buying a home, it’s important to consider the building’s foundation and whether there’s a basement or a crawl space beneath your living area. So, what’s the difference between the two? As the name suggests, a crawl space is an area that’s anywhere from one to three feet in height which makes it just enough […]

Will Waterproofing My Basement Increase My Home’s Value?

As natural disasters and subsequent flooding become more prevalent throughout the U.S., many American homeowners are looking for ways to protect their property. While you can’t necessarily stop torrential rains and hurricanes, you can create a barrier that will keep your family and your belongings safe. Having a waterproof basement is a desirable feature for many, but […]