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Cat Pee Smell In The Crawl Space

by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Cat Pee Smell, Where It Is Really Coming From

The “nina” of crawl spaces makes videos claiming string reinforced vapor barriers are “glued” together and the polyester string used as the reinforcement is the cause of the cat pee smell. This article will use science to show you the actual cause and solution of the cat pee smell while exposing this “nina’s” claims for what they are, ignorant.

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Crawl Space Insulation

by | Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Crawl Space Insulation Tips The hot topic for the fall season is, what is the proper way to insulate a crawlspace? There are really two ways to get the most bang for your buck: one is adding insulation in the crawl space in the proper place, in the proper way and the other is to close the foundation vents that let in the outside air. Let’s compare a crawl space to a basement for just a...

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South East Virginia

by | Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Author: Blake Jenkins A Snapshot of Crawl Space Repair in South-Eastern Virginia Virginia consists of a diverse landscape from the beaches to the farm lands to the mountains. In Hampton Roads, Virginia though, we enjoy a flat topography with a high water table and rare freezing conditions so most homes are built on crawl spaces.

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Insulation in an Open Crawl Space

by | Friday, October 16, 2015

There are three major environment situations that call for insulation in a crawl space. The first is your standard dirt floor (may have some plastic laid on the floor) crawl with open vents which is referred to as an open crawl space.

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A Conditioned Crawl Space

by | Friday, July 24, 2015

This design is referred to by many different names; encapsulated crawl space, closed crawl space, conditioned crawl space. All of these names refer to essentially the same thing but may have a different process. The vents are permanently closed. The crawl space is completely sealed off...

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