Crawl Space Blogs and Articles

Installing Insulation in Pre-existing Walls Without Removing Drywall

By Michael Church | March 16, 2020

If your home is older you probably think you are doomed to a cold drafty house due to the expense of removing drywall, plaster or other walls products in order to install insulation. Most contractors are pushing spray foam more accurately called pour in place foam insulation as a way to insulate pre-existing walls without…

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How Do I Know I need Work?

By Pedro Mendoza | February 7, 2020

Our last post talked about whether to finance or pay cash, while that is a good subject lets talk about what happens before making that choice.  The first choice is whether to actually decide to get work done, but how do you know? It is hard to spend money, its even harder if you are…

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Cash or Loan? How to pay for your home improvement.

By Pedro Mendoza | January 21, 2020

Thinking about starting a remodeling job at your home and you are unsure as to how to pay for it? do you pay cash or do you get a loan.   Cash payment for your home remodel First of if you have any type of savings congratulations, given that we live in a culture in…

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1920s Carnegie Home Crawl Space and Attic inspection

By Pedro Mendoza | December 9, 2019

We recently had the opportunity to inspect a 1920s era Carnegie home built in Florida,  the home has a wonderful history with some interesting features! This story began when the company remodeling the house reached out, it happened that a trip matched up and the opportunity developed. The house has an attic, a basement and…

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Effects of Extreme Condensation in a Crawl Space

By Pedro Mendoza | October 28, 2019

Condensation can have significant effects inside your crawl space, specially if your HVAC system is located under your house. How can condensation have such an impact you might be thinking, lets discuss below how condensation can affect your crawl space.   It can create a perfect environment for mold. Mold will make a home in…

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Aeroseal Duct Sealing FAQ

By Pedro Mendoza | August 30, 2019

Here at Crawl Space Ninja we pride our selves on providing better indoor air quality through proper encapsulation and humidity control of your crawl space and basement, in order to keep providing high quality worry free indoor air quality we are providing duct sealing with Aeroseal.   What is Aeroseal Duct Sealing? Aeroseal is a…

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Dehumidifier Recall

By Pedro Mendoza | August 9, 2019

In this entry we take a different approach and discuss a dehumidifier recall, is it affecting you?  lets discuss how it might be affecting you     Dehumidifier recalls issues Through research we found that some dehumidifiers can catch fire while they are in use, this does not mean that yours will but just keep…

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Do You Need a Vent Fan And Dehumidifier?

By Pedro Mendoza | July 19, 2019

On today’s blog we will discuss when you will need a vent fan and dehumidifier in the crawl space. How we at Crawl Space Ninja determine the best way to install them. Why both are crucial to crawl space encapsulation. Crawl Space Ventilation Fan The Crawl Space Ninja System includes a vent fan and a…

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