Underneath most homes in the basement is a dark crawl space that often goes unnoticed. If left ignored for too long, youmight be overlooking potential standing water in the crawl space from heavy rain or undetectable leaks. Unfinished crawl spaces typically have a soil ground as well as pipes and electrical wires running through them….

As a homeowner, you know that there are always home improvement projects that you can do to improve the value of your home, make your house safer and more livable, and help to protect your home from damage.  It can be hard to prioritize which projects are most important and which problems are the key…

When you realize you need crawl space repair, you may worry that you’ll end up hiring a contractor who can’t get the job done the way you want it. And why not? It happens all the time with all sorts of home improvement contractors. So how can you make sure the contractor you hire is…

Once you have properly secured your home from the sources of humidity and moisture, building a crawl space vapor barrier is the next step that should be lingering on your mind. A vapor barrier retards the movement of water vapor through a building element (that is to say; walls, ceilings, etc.) and prevents insulation and…

Crawl spaces just make sense. Why wouldn’t you build your house to where the pipes were easily accessible underneath? It’s a great idea, really. However, there are some downsides. The biggest of which would probably be the tendency for condensation to occur within the crawl space, which leads to various moisture related problems within your…

If you have a damp crawl space, you are presented with a big choice. You can either obtain crawl space waterproofing from a licensed, experienced professional or you can just ignore it and move on. Now pay careful attention and understand when we tell you that this choice is more important than you might think….

Roaches, spiders, mice…these are just a few pests that can plague a home. No one wants them, yet so many homeowners are forced to deal with them. So what do you do if you notice one of these pests? More than likely you end up calling a pest control company to come spray your home…

It would be silly to say that any homeowner would love to spend money on something such as crawl space repair. The truth is, it’s one of those things that pops up and just needs to happen. Of course, like anything else, you aren’t looking forward to spending the money so you will likely try…

Living in a moist area such as Michigan, Indiana, or Ohio can spell disaster for the crawl space beneath your home. Failing to keep your crawl space dry and conditioned can eventually destroy your home and pose risks to your family’s health. While every home without a basement foundation can benefit from crawl space waterproofing,…

Why It’s Important Everyone knows that water penetration will destroy your home. But did you know that water in your crawl space can also affect the inside of your home? Here’s a brief rundown of resulting problems: The joists under your home may rot, resulting in sagging floors and eventual collapse. The damp areas in…

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