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Homeowner’s Corner: Tackling Moisture Accumulation in a Crawl Space

Oct 24, 2019

Excess moisture in a crawl space of a home can be a big problem. It can cause mold growth, weaken support structures, rot wood and corrode metal, and can negatively affect indoor air quality. Therefore, homeowners must do everything possible to prevent moisture from accumulating in their crawl space. What options and solutions are out there for them? Venting the crawl space to the outside The idea is simple here; create plenty of vent openings inside the crawl space to allow air to flow ... read more

Crawl Space Insulation: What You Should Know

Sep 12, 2019

Crawl spaces use is only beneficial if they’re kept clean, ventilated, and insulated. Crawl spaces affect the energy-efficiency and temperature of the rest of your house. Moreover, if a crawl space has condensation issues, you might start seeing mold buildup elsewhere too. Similarly, insulated crawl spaces prevent air from escaping from other parts of the house. Having established how important they are, here’s all that you need to know about crawl space insulation: Insulation pro... read more

Is a Vapor Barrier Necessary for Your Home?

Sep 04, 2019

Let’s imagine a house without a vapor barrier installed for the protection of its walls. It’s nice and dry at first, and stays so for a few months. But then you have the start of the hot season, and humidity levels fluctuate. In a couple of months, you notice the warmth and dry comfort vanishing from your house. Instead, it now feels damp and cold all the time. The reason for this is the moisture (in the form of water vapor) that has accumulated inside your walls. From your crawl s... read more

On Summer Cleaning Checklists: Air Ducts

Aug 21, 2019

Summer is a time when most of us have our air conditioners and HVAC systems running. It’s also a time when most of us can afford the luxury to take a few days off and catch up on that spring cleaning session we’ve been putting off since—well, since spring. In addition to the mandatory cobweb removing and grand cleaning sessions, are you sure you’re not missing out on anything? What about air ducts? Because if you haven’t considered them, you need to get them on you... read more

Little to No Airflow from the Air Vent? Here’s What Could Be Wrong

Aug 20, 2019

This has probably happened to all of us, only most people don’t really notice until they move about in the house, from one room to another: your cooling (or heating) is on, but one room hasn’t experienced any change of temperatures at all. You go and check your supply vent, and things begin to look worse: there’s no air floating out. Often when the heating (or cooling) system fails to heat (or cool) a room in your house, it’s a ductwork issue. The problem, although frust... read more

Homeowner’s Corner: Encapsulating a Crawl Space

Aug 10, 2019

Crawl spaces are often the most neglected parts of homes. Homeowners don’t like visiting them, neither do they like spending money on their maintenance. But when you consider the fact that up to 50% of household air flows up from the crawl space and almost all cases of residential mold contamination or rodent infestations are initially triggered by crawl space conditions, it makes the ignorance on our part look quite bad. The goal for all homeowners should then be to create a crawl space ... read more

The Importance of Regularly Inspecting Your Crawl Space

Jul 11, 2019

When was the last time you want down to your crawl space and gave it a long, hard look? If you haven’t been keeping track of the condition your crawl space is in, you’re in for some trouble! Here’s what can happen if you neglect the space. High Energy Bills Unless you’ve properly insulated your crawl space, you’re in for expensive monthly energy bills. If you’re wondering why this month the costs are a little too high, it may be because of the poor crawl sp... 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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