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5 Questions to Ask Your Crawlspace Contractor

When you need to hire a crawlspace contractor, you want someone you can trust, who is reliable, who is knowledgeable, and who has a proven track record. In short, you want someone who will get in and get the job done quickly, efficiently, and effectively.

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Crawlspace Care

How often do you think about your crawlspace? If you're like most people, you don't give the area between your home and the ground below much thought. But your crawlspace contributes to poor air quality inside your home, letting dirty air sneak in. Over time, this can contribute to respiratory and other health issues. 

CrawlSpace Health

3 Ways Your Crawlspace Can Affect Your Health

If you’ve never heard about the damage an infected crawlspace can do, it’s time to understand how much of a health hazard it would be. Being continuously exposed to mold can cause excessive eye irritation, skin irritation, and respiratory problems. While many people do not consider the home crawlspace as an area that needs attention, crawlspace moisture is one of the main reasons for the growth of mold due to exterior conditions that cause dampness in the space, rising dampness that seeps into the space, and condensation from HVAC or areas that are not well ventilated.

Using a crawlspace dehumidifier can work wonders when attempting to deter the growth of mold in your crawlspace that could cause these ailments that affect your health.

CrawlSpace Health

Crawlspace Health: What is it and Why is it Important?

When considering crawl spaces, it’s important to have the right door system in place that will reduce the amount of humidity that comes into that space. This helps save on your energy bills and keeps insects and rodents away. A home crawlspace is known to quickly collect mold and mildew, which becomes a health hazard.