Author Archives: Clean Crawls

Reduce Pollution in Your Home: Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

Establishing and maintaining a healthy living environment means keeping a clean house in both the places you can see and those you can’t. Spaces like your attic and crawl space have a huge impact on your indoor air quality. Keeping these areas clean is key to preventing respiratory issues and other health problems caused by poor air quality. Unfortunately, this is the kind of cleaning no homeowner want to do.…
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Pest Control 101: Do Snakes Hibernate in Houses?

In the Pacific Northwest, we have the luxury of living in an area without deadly snakes. Of course, you may stumble across a Western rattlesnake in Eastern Washington or Oregon, but the Seattle area is home only to friendly, non-poisonous snakes. However, just because they’re not dangerous doesn’t mean they’re welcome. Most homeowners can agree—snakes are not ideal house guests. As a professional pest control company, we want to help…
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Pest Control 101: How Long Do Pest Inspections Take?

Harboring a pest in your house can cause thousands of dollars worth of damage, and even worse, threaten your family’s health. Having a pest-free house will guarantee better air quality, and reduce the amount of wear and tear your home suffers. Having your house inspected for pests by qualified professionals is as pivotal as any other maintenance task on your to-do list. At Clean Crawls, we provide full pest control…
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Crawl Space Winter Maintenance: Should I Heat My Crawl Space?

With the winter in full blast, it’s normal for homeowners to worry about winter maintenance, energy costs, and frozen pipes. However, DIY crawl space maintenance may not be the best solution during the winter months. Because of this, we put together a simple guide on how to keep your pipes and crawl space safe and efficient during these winter months. Do You Need to Heat Your Crawl Space? Walls and…
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How To Prevent Crawl Space Pipes From Freezing

When temperatures drop, many homeowners grow concerned for the water pipes in their home. At Clean Crawls, our experience with crawl space and attic restoration tells us that this concern is not unwarranted, especially in the crawl space. Because a crawl space is partially exposed to the environment through air vents, even a brief cold snap can freeze the water in the pipes under your home. However, while most homeowners…
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The Importance of Proper Attic Ventilation

Attics are among the least used parts of our homes. They’re often used as storage areas and are taken for granted. Although it seems far-fetched, attics have a huge influence our living standards, especially in Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Moreover, keeping your attic in good condition can prevent several health hazards as well as structural damage to your house. In order to keep your attic in good condition, you…
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Time to Roll Out the Caution Tape: You Have Mold in Your Crawl Space

In its natural state, mold has very positive effects on the environment. It helps break down and decompose organic material, such as leaves, vegetation, fruit, and other organic matter. However, when present in houses, mold growth can cause severe health complications and cost a lot of money on property damage. Detecting any mold growth in your house should raise a red flag. You must address the matter immediately. If you…
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Best Insulation for Allergies: Spray Foam Attic Insulation

Finding the best insulation for allergy sufferers has become one of the main priorities of homeowners all over the U.S. Keeping our families safe is always at the forefront of any changes or additions we make to our homes, and attic insulation is no exception. Attic insulation is often the source of allergens that may affect your eyes, skin, and respiratory system, so choosing the best insulation for allergies is…
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Top 8 Most Common DIY Crawl Space Mistakes

Over our years of work with crawl space repairs and restorations, we’ve witnessed many crawl space mistakes that DIY homeowners make. These often result in the serious consequences that affect both their health and economic stability. While DIY projects can be a great way to save money, there are some repairs that can end up instead costing you a lot of money. If you don’t have the skills, know-how, or…
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How Crawl Space Cleaning Can Increase Your Property Value

There are many factors to take into account when trying to sell your house. Homebuyers and appraisers will be scrutinizing every single part of your home. Areas like bedrooms, living spaces, kitchens and bathrooms are always the first stop. However, you also have to maintain a pristine attic, and, of course, crawl space. Crawl spaces are surprisingly important when it comes to negotiating property value. Poorly maintained crawl spaces are…
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Genaro Cortez, Pekelika Mead, Octavio Mendez, Tyson Nicholson, Artemio Santiago

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