Crawl Space and Attic Insualtion Tips & DIY

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How to Protect Crawl Space Insulation from Dangerous Humidity Levels

By Mike on July 8, 2015

High humidity in your crawl space will cause serious issues to your home. Not only will it put stress on the crawl space beams and weaken the structure of your home, but it can do serious damage to your crawl space insulation. To avoid this threat, Tacoma homeowners can take preventative measures to ensure that

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Why Cleaning and Insulating Your Attic Is So Important

By Mike on May 1, 2015

Most people don’t think twice about cleaning and insulating their attics. At least, not until strange smells, rodent infestations, or other annoying issues appear and force them to take a peek into their attic. With basic attic cleaning, inspection, and repairs, families in Everett, WA can avoid dealing with the side effects of a poorly

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Crawl Space FAQs Answered

By Mike on February 26, 2015

Many people don’t know what to make of the standing water, moldy insulation and nasty smell that they find when they visit their crawl space. To help clarify some things, we have compiled a short list of some of the top crawl space FAQs regarding crawl space conditions and their answers. Why is my crawl

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Clean Air: The Danger of Radon in Your Crawl Space

By Mike on February 22, 2014

Radon test kit — Image courtesy of GrrlScientist Radon is a naturally occurring colorless, odorless gas that is emitted from natural deposits of uranium in the soil, rocks and water. Radon is result of the decay of uranium and is a naturally radioactive element. Approximately two radon atoms are released from every square centimeter of

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Purifying Your Air With Plants

By Mike on January 21, 2014

Whether your home is brand new or dates back to the early 1900’s, it is probably harboring toxic airborne chemicals. Homes these days are filled with invisible invaders and not all of them are safe. Chemical compounds are found in emissions from paint, plastic, carpet, flooring, building materials, and household cleaning solutions. Even our mattresses

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Breathe Easier With Professional Attic Cleaning

By Mike on June 6, 2013

A dirty attic can result in very unhealthy air in your home. Your home can actually become infected from the droppings and feces left over from animals and rodents in the attic. Mice and rats often get into the attic in homes and pollute it making it very dirty. Cleaning up the attic is very

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