Crawl Space Insider

Those Critters In Your Crawl Space Aren’t As Endearing As Mickey!

Oct 24, 2019

Crawl spaces are inviting for rodents like rats and mice simply because they are damp, safe and warm. Plus, these spaces are often near tasty food supplies — like trash — and aren’t usually monitored by homeowners. So don’t be surprised if you see a rat scurry around late at night; the gaps between your home’s framing and spaces under doors are perfect entry points for these pests. Rat infestation is not only a nuisance but can also turn into a serious health hazar... read more

Under The Feet: Beware Of What Lurks In Your Crawl Space

Sep 26, 2019

Crawl spaces are ideal to access electrical wiring, plumbing, ductwork and drain pipes. Aside from these situations, how often do you pay attention to your crawl space? Probably not too much because what’s out of sight, is also out of mind. However, there are a host of potential problems that can arise in your crawl spaces leading to larger issues — and not to mention costly repairs! Perhaps you notice increased dampness in the home or start to see rats scurry around cupboards. These... read more

How FEMA Compliant Flood Vents Protect Your Home

Sep 18, 2019

You may think it’s hard to protect your home with the help of just flood vents but these vents help secure your home in more ways than you know. Especially the ones that comply with regulations laid down by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are extra efficient in preventing damage. The goal is to protect and support citizens in the face of adversities and mitigate all hazards effectively. Not just that, properly installed flood vents also protect your investment from going ... read more

Should I Close My Foundation Vents or Should I Keep Them Opened?

Aug 01, 2019

We get asked this question a lot. The answer? It depends…   Foundation vents are base vents located in the crawl space of your home. Typically, they’re built open, but they can be closed using custom blocks should a homeowner want to close them. Why are foundation vents designed open, and if they are designed open why would anyone want to close them? Open Foundation Vents The idea behind building “open” vents is simple. The foundation of your house is made o... read more

Should You Have a Waterproof Crawl Space For Your Home?

Jul 19, 2019

When it comes to crawl spaces, a lot of us tend to ignore this underground area present in our home. We treat it just like additional storage space, leaving it be until we need to use it for some purpose. Consequently, we often don’t pay much attention to the finer details of our crawl space, until it’s too late. This includes having a non-waterproof area that’s susceptible to damage.   So, should you have a waterproof crawl space? The answer is yes! Here’s how havi... read more

Flood Proofing Your Home: How to Go About It?

Jul 08, 2019

Up to 1.6 billion dollars worth of property and crop damage was caused by floods in the US in 2018 alone. 2017 saw significant devastation as well, with over 200,000 homes destroyed because of floods. Here’s what you can do to flood proof your house. Know Your Home’s Risks Firstly, it’s important that you recognize the flooding risk your home faces. This can be done by consulting FEMA’s guidelines and flood insurance maps which highlight the areas that are at... read more

All Your Questions Regarding Flood Vents, Answered!

Jul 03, 2019

Despite flooding being a frequent occurrence in several regions of the United States that can lead to costly damages and repairs, a lot of buildings and homes are still lagging behind when it comes to installing flood vents. This blog answer the most frequently asked questions about these tools and put your skepticism to rest. What Is A Flood Vent? Also known as a flood port, a flood vent is an opening in one or more sides of a wall that allows water to flow unobstructed in and out of the buil... read more

How a Good Ventilation System Can Help Your Workplace

Jun 17, 2019

Has your team’s work productivity decreased ever since you all shifted down a floor? Have you been noticing annoyed and agitated employees, due to the stuffy office environment? Has there been an increase in the number of sick days they’ve taken this month? Your poorly ventilated office space may just be the reason. Here’s how a good ventilation system can help your workplace. Enhanced Air Quality Contrary to what you might believe, the air we breathe inside our homes and of... read more

3 Crawl Space Problems You Mustn’t Ignore

Jun 12, 2019

Crawl spaces are a common home feature, included in home designs and building floor plans for the ventilation and convenience they provide. However, they’re susceptible to damage and must be maintained properly. Here are three crawl space problems you should address immediately: Moisture Does your crawl space smell moldy? Is the area unusually damp? Then you’ve got a crawl space moisture problem! This tends to happen when the air vents are open, allowing moisture to ... read more
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Why buy a crawl space door, flood vent,
air vent, or portable fan system?

  • Save Money

    Save Money

    Save money on your utility bill with our ventilation, door, fan and vent cover products. You can save money on your flood insurance premiums with our FEMA compliant flood vent.

  • Protect Your Home

    Protect Your Home

    Moisture in the crawl space rots the wood under your home. Reduce the moisture in your crawl space with our crawl space doors, louvers, flood vents and portable exhaust fans.

  • Protect Your Family

    Protect Your Family

    A damp crawl space is unhealthy. Mold thrives in damp areas causing millions of airborne mold spores to enter your home. Toxic mold spores can be deadly to children and those with allergies and COPD.

  • Save Energy

    Save Energy

    Use our crawl space air vents and doors to ventilate your crawl space with natural air flow or forced air with our energy efficient exhaust and portable fans.

  • Save The Environment

    Save The Environment

    Reducing the moisture in your crawl space reduces mold that releases airborne mold spores into the environment.

  • Green Crawl Space

    Green Crawl Space

    Ventilate your crawl space with natural air flow with our crawl space air vents, louvers, and exhaust fans.

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