What is a crawl space encapsulation?

Answer 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 »

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What will kill black mold in my crawl space?

Black mold is killed using chlorine bleach, hydrogen peroxide, as well as ethanol and isopropyl alcohols. Invest in an air filter to purify the air and a dehumidifier to eliminate air moisture to p... Read More »

What is the code for an Energy Star crawl space in a home?

Energy Star crawlspace walls are required to have a minimum insulation of R-19 with fiberglass or R-10 with foam. Also, according to International Residential Code Section 408, crawlspaces undernea... 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 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 »