Encapsulated vs. Ventilated Crawl Spaces: A Comprehensive Guide

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This article was written by our team at Crawlspace Medic of the Upstate in Greenville, SC. The health of your home’s crawl space plays a vital role in the structural integrity and overall health of the home. When it comes to keeping a crawl space free from moisture issues, fungal growth, and structural deterioration, homeowners […]

How Water and Moisture Enter your Crawl Space

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How Does Moisture get into the Crawl Space? Having a vapor or moisture barrier in the crawl space is essential to maintain a healthy crawl space. Rising moisture and vapor from the ground is a naturally occurring event that can cause adverse effects to the structure and health of the home. When water vapors rise […]

6 Common Questions Homeowners Ask About Crawl Spaces

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At Crawlspace Medic, we often find homeowners asking the same questions about their crawl spaces in the field, over the phone, and online. Check out the answers to 6 commonly asked questions about crawl spaces below! 1. Crawl Space Vents: Open or Closed? This is a common question asked by homeowners when talking about their […]

Crawl Space Encapsulation Guide

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Crawl space encapsulation is a technique that involves sealing off your crawl space to prevent moisture and other harmful elements from entering your home. This method helps protect against structural damage and health hazards, and improves indoor air quality. Encapsulation is an effective way to ensure a dry and healthy living space. In this blog, […]

How Weather Impacts Your Crawl Space

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The Southern United States can have some of the most beautiful seasonal weather. Winters are mild and summers are warm. As you enjoy your home, you can usually predict the type of weather to come depending on the time of year (rain in the spring, snow in the winter, etc.). Here in Columbia, especially over […]

About Crawlspace Medic’s Services

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Welcome to the blog of Crawlspace Medic, America’s go-to crawl space repair and restoration experts! We’re excited you’re here to learn more about the importance of crawl space maintenance and the services we offer to keep your home safe and comfortable. What We Do Crawl spaces are an often-overlooked area of the home, but they […]

How to Detect Moisture Problems in your Crawl Space

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If you have a crawl space in your home, one of the most important things you can do is to check it for moisture problems. Moisture problems in a crawl space can lead to a number of issues, including mold growth, wood rot, and even structural damage. That’s why it’s essential to make sure that […]

Our Crawl Space Inspection Process

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Crawlspace Medic knows how crucial it is to perform a thorough check before starting any work. Our priority is not only to ensure that the crawl space is structurally sound and safe, but also to meet the needs of the homeowner. To achieve this, we conduct a comprehensive crawl space inspection. Foundation and Insulation During […]

How to Prepare Your Crawl Space For Spring

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Spring is here, and it’s time to start getting your home ready for the season. While many people focus on the outside of their house, such as raking leaves and trimming trees, it’s also essential to give your crawl space some attention.  Here are some tips on how to prepare your crawl space for spring:  […]

Crawl Space Versus Basement

Crawl Space versus Basement

When it comes to home improvement and storage, many people don’t realize that there are two distinct types of spaces in their homes: the basement and the crawl space. While both provide extra storage and utility space, there are several key differences between the two. The first major difference between a basement and a crawl […]