Importance of Crawl Space Doors

Houses have crawl spaces for two main reasons: they can be very convenient for home appliance management, and they’re more cost-effective than using concrete slab foundations. The underside of your property also provides access to your plumbing and electrical utilities. That said, you should ensure that the underside of your home is safe and secured […]

3 Environmental Benefits of Waterproofing

If you live in a house with a crawl space or basement, then you may already know how important it is to ensure that the area is dry and safe at all times. Protecting your home’s structure, controlling temperature, reducing pests, improving air quality, and creating storage space are just some waterproofing benefits you may […]

Foundation Waterproofing: Do’s and Don’ts

According to research, millions of homes in the US are at immediate risk of flooding. To ensure that your property is safe from water damage, one of the best things you can do is to contact experts of basement or foundation waterproofing. You should also follow these simple home waterproofing do’s and don’ts: Do Clean […]

Sump Pump: What Is It and Why Do You Need It?

Is your crawl space flooded? Do you often see standing water in the area? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then experts may recommend a sump pump installation on the underside of your property along with insulation or encapsulation. You’ll find more information about the device below if you’ve never heard […]

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 […]