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…Read More
The list of advantages of using spray foam insulation doesn’t end here. According to some people who have used our services, their energy bills were reduced for up to 40%. Furthermore, this type of insulation significantly reduces noise transmission.Read More
So why are there so many crawl space encapsulation mistakes? There is no standard or guide contractors must follow to perform crawls pace encapsulation. You have spec home builders that are building crawl spaces one way, and you have custom home builders building crawl spaces another. And guess what? They’re both acceptable by local codes…Read More
Yesterday I got a call from one of our DIY customers down in Chattanooga. His name is Wade and he had an issue with something going on in his crawl space and he was concerned about how to winterize the crawl space. So today I’m going to answer his question. Okay, so Wade from Chattanooga…Read More
When considering crawl space repair make sure you understand that you can make things worse if you do repairs out of order or incorrectly. DIY crawl space repair is a great way to save money when it is done correctly. The cost to repair a crawl space can be minimal when compared to the cost to correct a bad crawl space repair job.Read More
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.