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“What Makes Clean Crawls Different?”

By Mike on December 28, 2015

When it comes to servicing your home, you want to make sure that you have a professional, reliable, capable team working on the job. For the past 16 years, Clean Crawls has been providing insulation services, crawl space and attic cleaning services, air sealing, and animal exclusion services to families throughout Seattle, Washington. On the

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Winter Rains and Vapor Barriers: Why Crawl Space Conditions are Critical in Winter

By Mike on October 30, 2015

Washington is a very wet state. While we don’t rank high in how much rain we get, the rain that falls lasts a long time in the form of groundwater and moisture in our air. Winter is especially a season packed with cloudy skies and wet weather. The effects of this wet winter weather can

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Why Seattle Residents Love Crawl Space Cleaning

By Mike on October 22, 2015

The crawl space is generally not a very fun place to be. The cramped quarters, proximity to the ground, and the surrounding insulation make the whole experience pretty unpleasant for most people. For Seattle residents with dirty crawl spaces, the situation is made even worse. Unkempt crawl spaces are known to be wet, muddy, cramped,

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How to Keep Your Crawl Space Dry in Winter

By Mike on September 30, 2015

Fall and winter are among some of the wettest seasons for Seattle and Tacoma residents. While rain is a staple of Washington weather, these moist conditions can impact the integrity and value of many Pacific Northwest crawl spaces. The crawl space is a critical part of your home and it’s important to keep this area

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How to Avoid Seattle’s Growing Rat Problem

By Mike on September 21, 2015

Seattle’s rat population has recently undergone exponential growth. While the rodent count is still a weak match to that of New York City or Chicago, a recent survey listed the Seattle-Tacoma area as one of the top twelve U.S. cities with an overwhelming rat population. Why the Rodent Rise? Most major U.S. cities have had to

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When to Install Vapor Barriers in the Crawl Space

By Mike on September 3, 2015

Finding water and moisture in your crawl space is very bad news, for both your home and family. Without a proper vapor barrier, crawl space humidity levels can rise to dangerous levels and cause damage to the structural integrity of your home. It’s vital to install a vapor barrier in your crawl space in order

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3 Best Types of Crawl Space Insulation for Tacoma Residents

By Mike on July 13, 2015

Tacoma homes are regularly exposed to varying moisture levels in addition to the natural summer and winter weather conditions. Without adequate or appropriate crawl space insulation, air and heat can be allowed to travel through the walls, reducing a home’s energy efficiency. In addition, crawl spaces that are not properly cleaned out and insulated allow

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What is Safe to Store in Your Crawl Space

By Mike on May 20, 2015

Sometimes our homes just aren’t big enough to hold all of our stuff, and storage space can be hard to come by. In situations like these, many people turn to their crawl spaces and consider the storage possibilities. This big, dark, empty space can be ideal for storing unnecessary items that can safely remain out

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