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  • 19th February, 2018

    Crawl Space Encapsulation & Your Air Quality

    Let’s first discuss: what is crawl space encapsulation? This term describes a crawlspace that is protected by moisture. Encapsulating crawlspaces help lower moisture levels to help prevent mold, structural deterioration and condensation. Moisture enters your crawl space one of four ways. Groundwater infiltration, water vapor from the exposed dirt floor, water seepage through porous brick […]

  • 23rd January, 2018

    The Storage Space You Are Neglecting

    Storage space in your home is often hard to come by. From clothing to toys to decorations, there does not ever seem to be enough space for all the things in your home. It’s not uncommon for families to resort to renting out a storage unit. Unfortunately, storage spaces are a very expensive long-term solution. […]

  • 15th January, 2018

    The Danger Of Radon In Your Crawl Space

    Radon is a colorless, odorless, and naturally occurring gas that is emitted from natural deposits of uranium in the soil, rocks, and water. Radon is a result of decaying uranium and is a naturally radioactive element. Two radon atoms are released from every square centimeter of soil everywhere every second of each day. Of course, […]

  • 29th December, 2017

    How To Create A Closed Conditioned Crawlspace

    Feeling winter blues because your house seems cold and drafty?  Bets are your crawl space is to blame. As your crawl space company in the North Shore, we are sharing how to create a closed conditioned crawl space. Ineffective Fiberglass – Allows Air Infiltration And Cold Original thinking about crawlspaces was to let air from […]

  • 15th December, 2017

    What To Do If You Find Critters In Your Crawl Space

    It’s getting cold in the Chicagoland area. Animals are seeking shelter and may intrude into the crawl space under your home. Your home’s crawl space is designed to give access to your home’s piping and utility systems and to create an insulating gap between your home and the ground. It should not be a home […]

  • 24th October, 2017

    How Your Crawl Space Is Impacting Your Energy Bills

    Crawl Space Is Impacting Your Energy Bills

    Is your crawl space to blame for your high energy bills? Today, it’s getting difficult for homeowners to keep up with rising energy costs. Thousands of dollars are being spent on new windows, new HVAC systems, attic insulation, etc., all to try and lower utility bills. Often, homeowners are neglecting a very important part of […]

  • 24th October, 2017

    Why Does My Crawl Space Smell?

    Crawl Space Repair Barrington

    As your local crawl space repair Barrington company, we get a fair amount of calls from homeowners that complain that they have foul odors coming from their crawl space. Unlike smells coming from your fridge, the source of odors in your crawl space is not as obvious. We have created a list of some ways […]

  • 29th August, 2017

    Do You Have Toxic Mold In Your Crawl Space?

    Most homeowners understand the dangers and health hazards associated with mold. We know that mold can be toxic and cause severe health complications. However, what some homeowners may not know, is how to identify toxic mold in their home. Mold can come in hundreds of varieties. Mold can range from being extremely toxic to harmless. […]

  • 29th August, 2017

    Improving Indoor Air Quality

    Every homeowner wants to create a healthy and comfortable living environment for their family. It’s important to consider the places that you can’t see when working to improve your indoor air quality. Spaces like your attic and crawl space systems will have a huge impact on the quality of air in your entire home. It’s […]

  • 31st July, 2017

    3 Common Crawlspace Mistakes Homeowners Make

    Crawlspace Company Barrington

    As your local crawlspace company in Barrington, we have seen just about everything when it comes to DIY crawlspace mistakes. Your crawlspace needs to be sealed and dry, however, it’s not easy to do. Don’t make these 3 common DIY crawlspace mistakes we have seen homeowners make. Trying to improve humidity issues with a vent. […]

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