Basements & Crawl Spaces

  • 5 Evil Culprits of Basement Moisture (And How to Fix It)

    People use their basements for many things. Perhaps yours is a storage space for old furniture and clothes. Or maybe you've turned it into a guest ...
  • Here's Why You Should Consider a Vapor Barrier for your Crawl Space

    Basically a vapor barrier is a plastic sheet which is resistant to water vapor. It’s installed on the warm side of the wadding and prevents humidity getting into the insulation and wall. If water vapor were to get into the wall and insulation, it would reduce its insulation qualities and potentially allow flaws to occur…

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    Crawl Spaces are notorious for bad odors and high humidity. Frequently, those problems start making their way up into the living areas of a home. There are some good affordable solutions that can help.

    If your crawl space has dirt floor, then a smart first step would be to install a vapor barrier. A vapor barrier is a plastic sheet that is resistant to water vapor.

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    After installing a vapor barrier, a next good step would be a crawl space ventilation unit which expels musty damp air and replaces it with fresher dry air from floors above, such as, the WAVE Crawl Space Unit.  

  • One Proven Way to Save on Your Energy Bills This Year

    Did you know that a damp, musty basement is costing you money each and every day? While it may be tempting to forget about it down there at the bot...
  • Get Rid of That Musty Odor Once and For All

    Musty odors inside houses are common. They are caused by a buildup of moisture that has, in turn, encouraged the growth of mold and fungi. Serious ...
  • Here are the Top Benefits of a Dry Basement

    If you have a dry basement, consider yourself one of the lucky ones. Research shows more than half of all basements in U.S. residences have issues ...
  • 3 Disadvantages of Basement Dehumidifiers

    Keeping the temperature in your home comfortable is important, both in winter and summer, and maintaining a proper humidity level with a basement v...
  • 5 Tips for Preventing Mold in Your Home

    When you think about caring for your family’s health, whole house ventilation is probably not what first comes to mind. But mold inside your home c...
  • 4 Reasons Basement & Crawl Space Ventilation is an Absolute Necessity

    Your basement and crawl space might seem like minor parts of your home, but it is vitally important to ensure that these areas have good ventilatio...
  • 4 Benefits of Having a Ventilation System in Your Home

    If you lack adequate building or basement ventilation, it can be detrimental to your health and to the condition of your property. But the right ve...
  • How to Solve Your Biggest Issues with Crawl Space Moisture

    Crawlspace Moisture Problems Solved Houses are typically built over crawlspaces to keep the property above the water table. But, without the right...
  • Wave Ventilation System Benefits

    Many people with basements have noticed that musty basement smell. However, not everyone knows the underlying issue with basements actually goes de...
  • 4 Reasons You Want A Dry Basement

    Having a basement in your home can serve many purposes. It can be used for storage, a home gym, or another living space. However, the typical dampn...