5 Ways to Create a Healthier Home

The home is supposed to be a place that provides you with safety, comfort, and security, but that’s not always the case. Your home can be an unhealthy environment due to a variety of reasons that have the potential to harm us and impact our health. As the weather gets colder, people will be at…

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Crawl Space Humidity Solutions

Installing humidity solutions in your crawl space is a great way to prevent mold and keep moisture from becoming a problem. The problem is everyone has a different opinion on how to control crawl space humidity. Some say to add more fans or vents while others say to just install a vapor barrier. We have…

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Extra Large Capacity and Quiet Dehumidifier

Extra large capacity dehumidifiers that are also quiet are a rare find. Many of the dehumidifiers used to dry large areas over 3,500 square feet tend to be extremely loud. That was until now. Say hello to the Aprilaire E130 Extra Large Capacity and Super Quiet Dehumidifier. Compared to others in its class, the E130…

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Effective Virus Protection by Controlling Humidity

Crawl Space Ninja was initially founded to help improve indoor air quality for homeowners. We began marketing air purification to control dust and is scientifically proven to control pathogens on surfaces and in the air. Over the years, Crawl Space Ninja evolved into focusing primarily on crawl spaces. Much of the methods used to fix…

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Essential Guide to Humidity Control

The reason for this Essential Guide to Humidity Control is high humidity is extremely damaging and needs to be controlled. Controlling humidity in the entire home is important and often overlooked or misunderstood. The importance of controlling humidity in the entire home is often overlooked or misunderstood. Although our focus as a company is on…

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Basement Finishing: Do Not Paint Your Walls

I know what you are thinking… what do you mean, do not paint your walls in your basement?! I am not talking about finished walls like drywall. I am talking about do not paint your foundation walls like concrete, brick, and block. Remember, most foundation walls allow moisture and humidity into your basement. Many paints…

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Will Radon Mitigation System Lower Humidity

We got a great question, “Will Radon Mitigation System Lower Humidity?”, on our Ask A Ninja page from Douglas in Carson City, Nevada. I am having my home mitigated for radon. The level is a 3.9, under the 4.0 recommendation for mitigation, however I am doing it anyway. There will be an ASD (active soil…

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Best Humidity Level for Crawl Space

What is the Best Humidity Level for your Crawl Space? Many homeowners ask this question and get very different answers depending on where the answer is coming. We at Crawl Space Ninja feel like the range of humidity should be between 45% and 55% in most cases. What is the Best Humidity Level to Keep…

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Mold Remediation Mistakes #2 – Humidity

It is well known that humidity is a major factor in growing mold. The problem is most companies do not lower humidity prior to starting their mold remediation project. If you apply chemicals, tear out mold covered materials, HEPA vacuum or hand scrub make sure you control moisture prior to getting started. What Humidity Should…

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