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Crawl Space Insulation Tax Credits for 2022 & 2023

By Michael Church | February 1, 2023

The federal government does offer some tax credits for insulation and other energy efficiency improvements in the home. Unfortunately, Crawl Space Ninja does not have the lobbying power to get tax credits approved specifically for crawl space encapsulation or basement waterproofing. But, there are several federal and local tax credits you should be aware of…

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How to Fix Bouncing Floors

By Michael Church | January 25, 2023

Bouncing floors are annoying. Hearing your dishes clang together when you walk by a curio cabinet sends chills up my back. I may be weird but if I hear a rattle in my car, I have to stop and fix it. Okay, maybe your sensitivity to annoying noises is not as bad as mine, but fixing…

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Can I Insulate Foundation Walls of Vented Crawl Space?

By Michael Church | January 18, 2023

When is it best to insulate the foundation walls of your crawl space? Can you insulate the walls of a vented crawl space? Recently, we received this question on our Ask-a-Ninja page. If you have a question, please let us know. Q: What would be the problem if we did wall insulation and kept some…

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Effect of Condensation in Crawl Spaces

By Michael Church | January 11, 2023

Crawl space condensation is a huge source of moisture and mold damage. Ignoring it doesn’t make it go away. Doing nothing only allows it to get worse. In this article, I will discuss what is condensation. Why is your crawl space full of moisture. Best way to eliminate crawl space moisture forever. ORDER TODAY! Michael…

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Waterproofing Your Home in Clay Soil

By Michael Church | January 4, 2023

Waterproofing the crawl space or basement in clay soil can be difficult. Clay is an expansive soil that can even damage the foundation. It is estimated that clay expansive soil is responsible for damaging the foundation of 1 in 4 homes. The problem is clay soil is everywhere. There is no getting away from it.…

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Indoor Humidity in Cold Weather

By Michael Church | December 28, 2022

Indoor humidity is affected by cold weather just like warm weather. Not preparing your home for the cold season can create humidity issues. Most of the time, a home will dry out in the winter. This seems like a good thing, right? The problem is, you and your home need a moisture balance. Too moist…

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Improving Your Home’s Air Quality

By Michael Church | December 21, 2022

As a homeowner, you bear many responsibilities to keep your home in tip-top shape. From making sure your home is consistently clean to scheduling professional home maintenance services, it’s essential to make sure your home remains a safe space. However, if you’re not quite a homeowner and are still in the process of looking for…

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How to Avoid Mold in a New Home

By Michael Church | December 14, 2022

Newly constructed homes are not immune to mold problems. Many times, construction spans over rainy days and wet seasons. Moisture from flooding or humidity can lead to mold issues. Just because your builder gives you a one-year warranty doesn’t necessarily mean mold will not grow. Their warranty may not cover mold removal if it does…

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