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How To Correctly Budget for Crawl Space Cleaning

By Mike on February 4, 2020

For many of us, visiting our crawl space is not something we look forward too, especially when it is a wet or smelly place. Previous animal infestations, mold, mildew, and wet insulation all release unpleasant aromas and create a disgusting crawl space environment.   While visiting your crawl space may not be an exciting task,

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Install a Crawl Space Vapor Barrier Now In Your Seattle House

By Mike on April 6, 2019

The crawl space beneath your home contains a dirt floor which is generally damp. This moisture in the dirt floor will evaporate and then seep into the air beneath your home. Unfortunately,  the added moisture increases the risk of mildew, mold, insects, rust, and rot in your home. Crawl space vapor barriers are a valuable

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Concerned About High Energy Bills? Get Air Duct Sealing Services for Your Seattle Home

By Mike on March 7, 2019

Air ducts are a very important part of your house. Many homeowners are under the impression that duct maintenance starts and ends at cleaning. However, air ducts are far more complex and require sealing to remain an effective air passage system. Duct sealing is the process of restricting the gaps and cracks in your duct

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What Lurks in Your Crawl Space That Can Hurt You

By Mike on December 6, 2017

The homeowner couldn’t continue to ignore the unpleasant musty smells that seemed to be emanating from beneath the floors in their home. Nor could they continue to deny hearing strange sounds that seemed to be coming from the same location. So they called in a professional to have a look at their crawl space. What

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How To Prevent Crawl Space Pipes From Freezing

By Mike on January 9, 2017

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 warranted, especially in the crawl space. Because a crawl space is partially exposed to the environment through air vents, even a brief cold snap

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Seven Things You Don’t Want in Your Attic

By Mike on April 21, 2016

Your attic isn’t just an empty space above the living quarters. It’s part of your home’s structure that has a purpose. The rafters support the roof and distribute its weight to the framing members throughout the home. Joists support the ceiling and help distribute weight evenly so the house stands strong. But there’s a lot

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5 Reasons Your Home Needs a Vapor Barrier

By Mike on April 19, 2016

An ordinary crawl space might house any number of systems, and they need just as much protection as you do. What goes on inside your crawl space? It’s not just a vacant, or mostly vacant, area underneath the house. Some houses have HVAC ductwork down there, and some have wiring and plumbing. Some have none

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5 Reasons to Maintain a Clean Crawl Space for Your Home

By Mike on February 29, 2016

You might never go into your crawlspace, but that’s what we do best. You dust and vacuum regularly, but when was the last time you thought about cleaning your crawlspace? Many people don’t, at least not until there’s a problem. But some problems aren’t obvious until they affect your quality of life indoors. Maybe you’re

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