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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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 »

Should you insulate your crawl space?

On One Hand: You Should Insulate Your Crawl SpaceProperly insulating a crawl space can save on energy costs and improve the comfort of your home by reducing cold floors and drafts. Additionally, i... Read More »

Should i really seal off my crawl space?

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 »

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 »