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How to Identify If You Need New Insulation

By Mike on April 4, 2017

Does your home have an unpleasant odor emanating from the attic? Are your energy bills inexplicably high all of the sudden? Do you notice random drafts or unexplained heat retention in certain parts of your attic? Identifying If You Need New Insulation If you answered yes to any of these questions, your attic insulation may

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6 Reasons Why Prescriptive Air Sealing Your Home Should Be on Your To-Do List

By Mike on February 28, 2017

You may be surprised to learn that a massive amount of energy is wasted due to cracks, holes, and gaps in your house. This can cause several issues around your house, resulting in thousands of dollars worth of repairs and medical expenses. However, you can protect your house and your family by prescriptive air sealing

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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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The Importance of Proper Attic Ventilation

By Mike on December 21, 2016

Attics are among the least used parts of our homes. They’re often used as storage areas and are taken for granted. Although it seems far-fetched, attics have a huge influence our living standards, especially in Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Moreover, keeping your attic in good condition can prevent several health hazards as well as

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How To Properly Budget for Crawl Space Cleaning

By Mike on September 8, 2016

For many of us, visiting our crawl space is not something we look forward to, 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, neither

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5 Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation

By Mike on June 17, 2016

At Clean Crawls, we’re big fans of spray foam insulation. While a crawl space cleaning can do a substantial amount to improve your home’s air quality and your energy costs, a spray foam insulation installation can seal things up for good and eliminate any worries in the distant future. Now that summer is upon us,

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Prescriptive Air Sealing: Fix the Two Foot Hole In Your House

By Mike on June 10, 2016

Did your mom or dad ever say, “We’re not paying to air condition the whole neighborhood!” when you were a little kid? They might have been a lot more in tune than they knew. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average home has so many air leaks, they add up a 2-foot-square hole.

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How Spray Foam Insulation Keeps Your Home Happy

By Mike on May 5, 2016

Spray foam makes for a happy home. Whether it’s a battle with your energy bill, an incessant draft through your house, or frequent animals and invaders, spray foam insulation is one of your greatest allies to call in for a little backup. But what are all of the spray foam insulation benefits and why is

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