Should i really seal off my crawl space?

Answer On One Hand: Makes Your Home Energy says that insulating your crawl space will make it more energy efficient, which will save you on the costs of heating and cooling your ... Read More »

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If muriatic acid seeped under a wall in a garage crawl space and the space was then sealed with Rustoleum paint could it be the source of a terrible odor on inside wall of the house and is it fixable?

Sounds like the muriatic acid didn't have the fresh air needed for it to evaporate. The papers I've read suggest neutralizing it (muriatic acid is a dilution of hydrochloric acid) with a baking sod... Read More »

How to Put Sand in a Crawl Space?

Crawl spaces are areas under a house that are used for storage or to allow access to the pipes that run under the house. Most crawl spaces are unfinished, with just dirt or concrete on the ground, ... Read More »

How do I access a crawl space?

Locate the Crawlspace EntryLocate the entryway to your crawlspace. Many crawlspace entryways are located inside hall closets while other crawlspaces may only allow access from the exterior of the h... Read More »

DIY Crawl Space Barrier?

Crawl space barriers between the bare ground and the home eliminate excess moisture build up and help improve heating and cooling efficiency. These barriers are created by spreading thick plastic s... Read More »