The Benefits of Insulating a Crawl Space?

Answer Crawl spaces are used for storage purposes and for access to household machines like air conditioners and boilers. While many of these spaces are not insulated, especially those spaces in an old ho... 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 »

Crawl Space Information?

Contractors dig trenches to hold the concrete blocks that make up the foundation of a single-story or ranch home. The flooring struts will be supported by this foundation and concrete pillars in th... Read More »

How do I get rid of crawl space mold?

PreparePurchase a surface blaster, a dehumidifier, scrapers, protective clothing, goggles, a dust mask, rubber gloves, mold removal chemicals and plastic barriers. Wear the rubber gloves, full body... 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 »