Should the air vents to the crawl space be open in the winter?

Answer Air vents to a crawl space should be closed in the winter. By closing the vents in the winter, it prevents the temperature from dropping in the crawl space, which can freeze pipes and cause energy ... Read More »

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Should vents on crawl space be open in winter?

Are crawl space vents needed?

On One Hand: Crawl Space Vents May Be NecessaryIn most areas of the U.S., you must vent crawl spaces according to local building codes. The reason for this is because the ground beneath a house rel... Read More »

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 Get Your Plumbing Vents Ready for Winter?

Frozen pipes aren't the only plumbing issues during the winter months. Freezing weather can cause blockages in your plumbing vents, which dramatically affect how your plumbing works.