Do Crawlspace Fans Actually Work?

Many homeowners turn to crawlspace fans in an attempt to address humidity problems. Are they effective, though? Today, we’re going to cover this topic in detail.  The Problem with Crawlspace Fans Crawlspace fans require crawlspace vents to function. The fan is pointed into the crawlspace to circulate outside air. In theory, cycling the air can […]

How to Treat Efflorescence on Basement Walls

Have you ever seen chalky, white, and powdery residue on your concrete basement walls? This is known as efflorescence, and while it is generally harmless on its own, it can often indicate growing concerns that you shouldn’t ignore.  In this post, we’re going to cover what efflorescence is, what its appearance on your basement walls […]

What to Do About a Leak in Concrete Basement Walls

When you find a leak in your concrete basement or crawl space walls, this can prove a stressful situation. Unlike a leak in drywall or your ceiling, a leak in concrete often indicates a crack in a structural component of the house. It’s not as simple as finding the source behind the wall and replacing […]

How to Dry Out Your Crawlspace After a Leak: 4 Methods

When a leak happens, your crawlspace may accumulate excess moisture, which can pose potential damage to the rest of your house. You may be wondering, is there a way to dry it out?  Thankfully, there are some measures you can take to help prevent moisture accumulation before a leak as well as ways to dry […]

3 Methods for Waterproofing Your Basement Interior

Using proper basement waterproofing methods for your interior is a proactive way to prevent water damage and protect your home. Whether you have an unfinished basement, a finished one, or crawlspace, maintaining a dry environment is essential.  We recommend using these three methods together to keep your basement interior as protected as possible. Most people […]

Flooding Crawl Space? You May Need To Encapsulate It

If your home has a crawl space, you might have considered crawl space encapsulation at some point. However, how can you be sure that crawl space encapsulation is right for your home? We are going to take a closer look at which types of crawl spaces require encapsulation, and what you should do to protect […]

A 3 Step Guide To Installing A Crawl Space Vapor Barrier In Your Home

More than 27 million homes in the U.S. have crawl spaces. 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 by installing a crawl space vapor barrier. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), 100% of […]

What Is Crawl Space Neglect and Why Is It a Big Deal?

Crawl spaces: a huge number of homes have them — about 27 million U.S. homes, to be precise — yet most people don’t really think about them. This makes sense given that there is not much which can be done with these cramped, remote parts of the house. However, if a crawl space is not […]

5 Easy Steps To Keeping Your Crawl Space Moisture Free

If your home has a basement, chances are you’ll experience some kind of water damage at some point. Only 2% of houses with a basement will avoid the issue altogether, so it’s not a safe bet to make. The problem can be minimal at first, but over time can grow into more and more serious […]