Topics: Crawlspace

Is Your Crawlspace Ready for Another Humid Summer?

Whenever you think of humidity, you can feel the mugginess and stickiness in the air. Your home is sure to feel it as well, almost as if it’s getting soggy. Fortunately, we have air conditioners and dehumidifiers to help. However, your crawlspace remains unprotected. If humidity is allowed to sit in your crawlspace, it can

Moisture Control Can Close the Door on Pests

Food, water, and shelter, these are all vital things for us and for many other living things on this planet. That also includes the smaller creatures that live around us. But as humans spread across the globe and began building more and more homes and communities, it’s easy for nature to clash with humanity. Whether

Don’t Let Winter Make a Stink of Your Crawlspace!

It’s on its way! The cooler months of Fall and Winter are fast approaching, and various critters are looking for a place to shelter until Spring comes around. Amidst the spiders, mice, and other animals searching for some place warm, one of those critters is also the pesky stink bug. Stink bugs are easy to

Understanding Your Home’s Humidity Can Save Your Wallet

Have you ever noticed how a hot and humid summer day feels worse than a dry one? Or how dry winter air feels more bitingly cold? Just as you’re thinking about the way those sensations feel, the way they can make your day feel a little harsher, it’s just as taxing on something else: your

The Guide to Choosing the Right Dehumidifier

A crucial part of home ownership is proper maintenance, and that includes keeping your home dry and free of moisture-related problems. This is especially important if you live in an area prone to precipitation and high levels of humidity. Even if groundwater isn’t leaking into your home, having high levels of humidity can still lead

Should a Crawlspace Be Ventilated or Sealed?

Did you know that up to 40% of the air in your home is swept upwards from your crawlspace? When we think of our crawlspace, we don’t really think much of it aside from it creating a space between the earth and our home. It should be fine the way it is, right? That’s how

How Long Does Crawlspace Encapsulation Last?

For many crawlspaces, it is a frequent occurrence to have moisture seep up from the soil and collect into puddles. While our crawlspace is supposed to be a buffer zone between moisture and your home’s living spaces, these occurrences of moisture seepage can lead to water damage to your house structure and create an environment

Keeping Moisture Out of Your Basement or Crawlspace

It happens to many homeowners. A crack in your basement wall may seem harmless at first. What’s wrong with a little humidity in the crawlspace, right? But either of these scenarios can be a sign of more trouble ahead. Especially when there’s heavy rain, a lot of water can begin to soak into the soil

The Guide to Choosing the Right Dehumidifier

A crucial part of home ownership is proper maintenance, and that includes keeping your home dry and free of moisture-related problems. This is especially important if you live in an area prone to precipitation and high levels of humidity. Even if groundwater isn’t leaking into your home, having high levels of humidity can still lead

Standing Water in Your Crawlspace

Your crawlspace is meant to act as a buffer zone against moisture from the soil beneath your house, protecting your living spaces. But does that mean it’s normal to have a constantly moist crawlspace? Not quite. Having a crawlspace that’s perpetually moist can lead to problems in your crawlspace. This is especially the case if