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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

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

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

Creepy Crawlies in Your Crawl Space: Tackling Pest Infestation

Jul 13, 2019

As useful as crawl spaces may be, they’re also often a site and source of pest infestations. Poor maintenance, disregard for precautionary measures, and changing weather conditions can lead to this, causing a pest attack within your home. Let’s take a closer look at this issue. Pest Problems: What to Watch Out For There’s an entire range of insects and rodents that can creep up in your crawl space and cause property damage. These include: Mice Rats Possums Ho... read more

Why You Need Vapor Barriers for Your Crawl Space

Jun 25, 2019

Crawl space vapor barriers are tools used to prevent moisture evaporating from your crawl space’s floor and seeping into the rest of your home. Acting as a barrier against vapor, they help in keeping your home comfortably dry. Here’s why you need vapor barriers for your home: Reduced Dampness With water and moisture seeping through the floor and walls of your crawl space, the area is prone to dampness. The high moisture-density in the air also makes for a humid and moist envi... 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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  • Save Money

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    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

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

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

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