Crawl Space Blogs and Articles

Crawl Space – Foam Board Insulation

By Michael Church | September 23, 2015

In this video, Michael Church shows how to insulate a closed crawl space using foam board insulation. There are several ways to insulate a crawl space encapsulation system.

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How to Air Seal Return Air Duct

By Michael Church | September 22, 2015

The return air duct is often over looked for indoor air quality but when properly air sealed with spray foam insulation and mastic, it will make your HVAC system work better.
The return grille and the air filter may hide how badly your cold air return needs to be air sealed.

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Should I Encapsulate my Crawl Space?

By Michael Church | September 21, 2015

If you are struggling with whether to invest the money in a crawl space encapsulation system, please read this article.
Crawl Space Encapsulation has become very popular, especially in the south. Most of the crawl space repairs we perform in and around Knoxville, TN involves at the minimum sealing the crawl space to control humidity. There are many layers of crawl space encapsulation so finding the right fit for your budget is important and can also be confusing.

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Sump Pump Maintenance

By Michael Church | July 21, 2015

Is Sump Pump Maintenance Important? Wet basements are common and sump pump maintenance is vital to keeping your basement dry. In fact, over 60% of crawl space and basements have a water seepage problem according to The American Society of Home Inspectors. A sump pump is a very effective way to prevent water damage when they are…

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Crawl Space Waterproofing Tips

By Michael Church | July 14, 2015

In this video, Michael explains why your crawlspace is wet and flooding. Seepage in the foundation can cause a wet crawl space or basement. Whether you choose interior waterproofing or exterior waterproofing and foundation repair, make sure you choose a permanent solution that fits your budget.

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