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Reduce Pollution in Your Home: Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

By Mike on February 17, 2017

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

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Answers To The Top 3 Questions About Crawl Space Humidity

By Mike on September 23, 2016

Crawl spaces are tricky to monitor and maintain, and homeowners need to know where to start. We spend a lot of time talking about the dangers of moisture in your crawl space, but what should your next step be? The main concerns homeowners have are about mold growth, condensation and the dangerous levels of crawl

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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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Protect Your Home With Vapor Barriers

By Mike on October 23, 2014

The crawl space is one of the most neglected areas of the home. Because what is out of sight is out of mind, most people fail to remember to perform regular inspections of their insulation and vapor barrier. We all know that the Pacific Northwest is a rainy, damp region. But this doesn’t mean that our

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Crawl Space Care: How To Protect Your Home From Disaster

By Mike on July 30, 2014

  Having a safe and healthy home is a top priority for all of us. Our family’s safety is our greatest concern as parents and homeowners. It’s for this reason that we believe good crawl space care is a vital aspect of every homeowner’s home maintenance. Crawl spaces that are infested with animals or mold

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Vapor Barriers: What’s All the Fuss About?

By Mike on April 18, 2014

Even when the outside of your home is cold and dank, you want the inside to be warm and dry. While, on it’s own, insulation can do a fine job of keeping warm air in, a vapor barrier is often needed to keep moisture out. An insulation job that is not fortified by a vapor

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Toxic Mold Infestation Part II: Don’t Assume You’re Safe

By Mike on March 5, 2014

It’s tempting to walk through life blindly hoping that you can avoid detrimental health problems. Many victims of difficult health conditions could have avoided their illness by taking simple, proactive steps to ensure their environment was clean and healthy. Unknowingly, individuals can be facing potentially harmful home environments that, if not properly cleaned and treated,

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Preventing Water Damage With Crawl Space Vapor Barriers

By Mike on June 5, 2013

Far too many homeowners neglect their crawl space and attic. Many don’t know they are responsible for these areas in the home, nor do they realize they affect the atmosphere of the entire house. In some cases, crawl space cleaning is avoided simply because it is not visible. But cleanliness has many advantages besides good

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