WHAT’S LIVING UNDER YOUR HOME?

2021-05-21T02:09:49-04:00

When we generally think about unwelcome intruders in our home, we think of pests and pest infestations. What we forget to remember is an unsealed crawlspace, which can host a variety of unwelcome living creatures, from pests and rodents to stray (or even wild) animals! There are several reasons as to why an unsealed crawlspace acts as a welcome ground for such pests and animals: Easy Access: Crawlspaces are easy to climb into, and can be accessed by pests and animals in a variety of ways - from wall cracks, dirt floors and vents and many more Moisture and warmth: [...]

WHAT’S LIVING UNDER YOUR HOME?2021-05-21T02:09:49-04:00

HUMIDITY CAN BE A MAJOR PROBLEM IN CRAWLSPACES

2021-05-21T02:06:18-04:00

There is a long list of issues that can create problems in your crawlspace and one of the most common is humidity. Those who live in areas where the humidity exceeds 55%, there is a higher chance that mold spores and dust mites will be more active. Mold spores will grow in great abundance if the conditions are right. In order for mold spores to form and grow, they need to have water. When air has a humidity level that surpasses 70%, there is enough moisture to enable mold spores to grow. Another sign of trouble with humidity comes in [...]

HUMIDITY CAN BE A MAJOR PROBLEM IN CRAWLSPACES2021-05-21T02:06:18-04:00

DAMAGING MOISTURE IN A HOME AND HOW TO PREVENT IT

2021-05-11T19:40:21-04:00

Too much moisture can cause problems. Moisture in a crawl space is typically a sign of imminent trouble. There are various ways this issue can affect homeowners, which is why it is important to know just how much damage and inconvenience a little moisture can do. This article will discuss the problems associated with moisture in a crawlspace and how to avoid them.   THE DANGER OF DAMPNESS Home damage caused by moisture can vary from warping floorboards to malfunctioning electronics, mold growth to wood rot, and beyond. It is a daunting thing to think about for most property owners. [...]

DAMAGING MOISTURE IN A HOME AND HOW TO PREVENT IT2021-05-11T19:40:21-04:00
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