Why Now? #1

The Crawl Space Concept Written by Matt Leech President/CEO of CrawlSpace Concepts LLC Wixom, Michigan March 18, 2009 I get phone calls from homeowners that live all over the U.S. and Canada asking me about the closed or conditioned crawl space. No one seems to wonder...

The Crawl Space Environment #2

The crawl space environment is no different than that of a cave in the side of a mountain. It’s dark, dirty, and smelly and has small animals and bugs living in it. When the home was first built the crawl space was not considered part of the house. Excess building...

False water table, what’s that? #4

A false water table can be the culprit of why your crawl space keeps getting water in it no matter how waterproofed the foundation is. A false water table is the retention of excess water by none virgin soil. That means when a home is built there is a hole dug in the...

Four Ways Moisture Enters The Crawl Space #6

The First Way There are four main ways that moisture enters a common crawl space. The first and most obvious way is through the open dirt. As the ground outside the home is saturate with rain, the moisture level in a crawl space raises rapidly. The warmer the air, the...