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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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Should I Replace My Attic Insulation After Storm Damage?

By Mike on December 18, 2015

Washington storms can be pretty hard on Everett homes. If the strong winds, heavy rain, and the occasional snow and hail aren’t wearing away at your roof, it only takes some airborne debris or a falling tree limb to knock off some shingles and leave your house exposed. Some problems such a tree limb in

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Insulating Your Home: What Is The Stack Effect?

By Mike on July 22, 2015

The term ‘stack effect’ is not one that most would encounter in their everyday lives. Many people are surprised, however, to find that the stack effect takes place in their very homes every single day and can significantly impact the temperature and air quality of their homes. Answering the Question The stack effect is the

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What Should I Do When My Insulation Gets Wet?

By Mike on September 3, 2014

My Spray Foam insulation is wet: You’re in luck! If you have closed-cell spray foam insulation that’s been exposed to moisture, never fear. Closed-cell spray foam insulation provides a moisture barrier and an air-tight seal. If you’re noticing water on your spray foam insulation, it almost certainly means that you’ve got a leak somewhere. But

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How Insulation Keeps Your Home Energy Efficient in Summer

By Mike on April 24, 2014

With spring well underway, we begin to look ahead to the bright warm days of summer. With the summer sun and heat, however, comes the need for air conditioning. Unfortunately, air conditioning and other interior climate control systems can get expensive quickly. While many people are aware that insulation helps to reduce energy costs by

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Improving Home Air Quality in 3 Steps [Infographic]

By Mike on January 14, 2014

With cold weather approaching, homeowners will be spending more and more time inside. In fact, according to an official report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average American spends around 90% of their time indoors. That time results in a high amount of health issues relating to indoor contaminants such as dust, mold, and various

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Attic Weatherization: Keeping Winter at Bay

By Mike on November 15, 2013

Many homeowners are unaware of the vital role their attic plays in the home. Not only can the attic keep the house at a comfortable temperature and prevent air leakage, but financial savings are very possible through a properly weatherized attic. In an attic that has not been properly weatherized, warm air can easily leak

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