Do you have a sump pump installed in your basement or crawl space? Ever wonder how to make them run better or keep them running longer? I can only assume that you did not spend all that money and time installing a sump pump only to have it fail when it is needed the most.…

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Foundation wall shearing affects many basements and crawl spaces throughout the United States. Most of the homes that experience shearing are older but newer homes can experience shearing as well. Foundation wall shearing happens when too much pressure on the outside of the wall is pushing in to the wall. The taller the foundation wall…

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I recently received a great question on one of our crawl space encapsulation posts: Hi! I am in the process of encapsulating my crawl space and when checking the insulation around the duct work, it is completely soaked. Do I need to replace the insulation over the duct work or can I remove all duct…

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The rim joist is a joist that runs around the perimeter of the floor joists and home. It normally is accessed via the crawl space or basement and according to BuildingScience.com is a critical place to air seal your home. Critical Seal (Spray Foam Rim Joist) https://www.buildingscience.com/documents/information-sheets/critical-seal-spray-foam-at-rim-joist Rim joist insulation is ignored by many professional…

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Recently Crawl Space Ninja of Nashville, TN was Featured in the Franchisee Story of Franchise Consultant Magazine. The Chapman’s have a unique story to tell. They hired a crawl space company to fix their crawl space in early 2019. But the company only covered up the issues that could be seen and left them with…

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Crawl Space Ninja officially opens in Raleigh, North Carolina to help homeowners improve their air quality! We are so excited to welcome Chris and Jessica Jackson to our Crawl Space Ninja Family. Chris and Jessica are the very first owners located in North Carolina. They are committed to excellence and customer service. Their leadership skills…

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Do you have a hot bonus room located over the garage or perhaps one surrounded by a hot attic with little to no insulation? What are the best options for insulating the bonus room without creating a moisture problem? Should you add an additional A/C system to get cooler air to that part of the…

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On June 17 I wrote an article about “How Do I Fix a Drainage Problem in My Yard.” and I began listing five tips but only got to three due to the length of the article. Downspout extensions is the 4th tip or problem I would taking when dealing with yard drainage issues. Click Here…

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Basement concrete crack repair is a great way to stop water infiltration and slow soil gases from entering the basement. Fixing concrete cracks immediately will also prevent them from getting worse. Concrete crack repair is offered as a DIY solution or you can hire Crawl Space Ninja to take care of for you. Basement concrete…

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Do you have bowed walls and are searching if carbon fiber can help repair them? Many homes across the country suffer from flooding, high humidity, mold, and hydro-static pressure. All of these are signs of a home in need of waterproofing and bowed wall repair. Can Carbon Fiber Straighten My Wall Don’t get sucked in…

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