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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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There’s Water in My Crawl Space; What Now?

By Mike on May 20, 2016

Finding water in your crawl space is always an unpleasant surprise. Many homeowners don’t frequent their crawl spaces often, if ever. This means that water is usually discovered after a flood or heavy rainfall, or it can be due to unpleasant smells issuing from beneath the floorboards. If you’re in this boat, never fear! The Clean

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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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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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How to Protect Crawl Space Insulation from Dangerous Humidity Levels

By Mike on July 8, 2015

High humidity in your crawl space will cause serious issues to your home. Not only will it put stress on the crawl space beams and weaken the structure of your home, but it can do serious damage to your crawl space insulation. To avoid this threat, Tacoma homeowners can take preventative measures to ensure that

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What Happens When Your Insulation Gets Wet

By Mike on April 14, 2015

There are many ways that water can gain access to your crawl space. Holes and cracks can let moisture in through the walls, foundation, and corners of the crawl space. Flooding or a burst water pipe can also result in excess water that will then be absorbed by the insulation. Wet insulation is insulation that

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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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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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