The Crawl Space Solution- #12

Crawl Space Encapsulation Chances are very good that I have described some negative crawl space conditions in this article that you were not aware of. The good news is the solution is fairly simple. The hardest part is to allow your self the time to properly research...

Crawl Space Moisture Control #13

Before any of the negative conditions can be addressed properly the crawl space environment has to be controlled. We know moisture is a major problem with crawl spaces so let’s start there. When it comes to controlling any environment one has to know where the...

The Open Earth #14

Once the foundation vents are closed it is time to address the open earth and the foundation walls. There are many different ways to address these two problems. If what you want is to completely eliminate these areas from causing any problems again in your lifetime...

The Art of Saving Money #15

When hiring a professional to install any vapor barrier in a crawl space the majority of the cost is in labor, insurance and operating costs. So if you are going to pay $1500 for a temporary fix why would you not pay $2500 for a permanent one? Here’s my view; do it...

Dry the Crawl Space #16

Now that the crawl space environment can be controlled the next step is to dry it out. A quality crawl space dehumidifier is a wise investment if the home’s structure is saturated or the home is located in a high humidity location like Georgia. Here are some points to...

Conditioned Air in the Crawl Space #17

There are a few components to accomplishing a conditioned crawl space successfully; conditioned air circulation and proper crawl space insulation. To understand the proper way to insulate the crawl space you should first know how and why to circulate the conditioned...