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 »

Top Q&A For: The Benefits of Insulating a Crawl Space

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 »

What is a crawl space encapsulation?

Crawl space encapsulation is the generic term used for process of air sealing a crawl space. Air sealing a crawl space is the most often used solution for moisture control and other issues common t... 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 »

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 »