10 Amazing Benefits of Crawl Space Repair

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When was the last time you had a crawl space repair service visit? If you’re like many homeowners, chances are you don’t think about your crawl space that often. It’s down underneath your home, well out of sight, and doesn’t need much maintenance. Just because the crawl space isn’t an obvious part of your home doesn’t mean you […]

Standing Water Under House? Here are the Causes and Solutions

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Did you know that, according to The Balance, the cost of repairing clean water damage can be as much as $3.75 per square foot? If it’s caused by gray water, this cost is around $4.50 a square foot while it’s around $7 a square foot for black water damage. If you have standing water under your […]

How to Get Rid of Musty Smell in House

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We humans are simply remarkable creatures.  Our incredible array of senses have been put in place to guide us and keep us safe from harm, many of them operating unconsciously as we go about our daily lives. It’s instinctual to squint when the light is too bright, to jerk our hands away from something that’s […]

Can Water Damage a Foundation?

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Did you know that the weight of an average US home is between 80 and 160 tons? To that, you have to add the foundation at seven-and-a-half tons. The foundation is a critical component of the overall construction of your house. The foundations provide a flat platform upon which to construct a house. Additionally, they act […]

Are Sagging Floors in a Old House Dangerous?

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Only 30 percent of homes in America have basements. Most of the remaining 70 percent have crawl spaces or are built directly on concrete slabs.  While every type of foundation has its pros and cons, homes with crawl spaces are among the most likely to suffer sagging. But what do sagging floors in an old house mean? How serious […]

Who Installs Sump Pumps? Everything You Need to Know

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Flood damage costs approximately $17 billion every year in the United States. Even recurring water issues can cause problems like mold, rust, rot, or electrical fires. If you have regular flooding in your basement or crawl space, a sump pump could be the solution. There are a lot of different sump pump designs to choose from. It […]

Save Yourself: Buying a Home with a Wet Crawl Space or Basement

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A crawl space or basement inspection can help you avoid big problems. If you’re buying a home, a crawl space inspection can help you to pinpoint issues before making an offer. If you’re selling a home, you’ll want to think about scheduling a crawl space inspection to avoid unpleasant surprises. If you find trouble, you may […]

How to Spot Crawl Space Problems for New Homeowners

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Imagine this: you’re in the new home you just bought, and you’re walking around, checking out every area. Everything seems fine. Flash forward a few years, and you have some serious problems going on with your home’s foundation. An expert comes by to check out what’s going on, and it turns out that there was […]

Do I Need a Vapor Barrier in My Crawl Space?

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The crawl space under your home is more important than you might think. You may wonder, “Do I need a vapor barrier in my crawl space?” Well, you’re in the right place to learn the answer. Somewhere between 15% to 20% of all homes in the United States have a crawl space. A crawl space costs less […]

7 Crawl Space Effects on Your Home’s Air Quality

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Do you have a crawl space at home? Did you ever wonder what is in the crawl space under your house and why it’s there in the first place? There are many reasons why some homeowners decide to build crawl spaces. For starters, a crawl space gives you access to your plumbing and electrical wiring. […]