Crawlspace Moisture Problems

Moisture Barrier / Vapor Barrier – Greenville, NC 27858

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Once known as vapor barriers they are now called Moisture barriers/vapor retarders. Thier function is to stop or retard moisture in the form of vapor from migrating into cold areas of the structure and condensing on cold surfaces causing condensation. They are very important, misunderstood and controversial. Most ofter they are sheets of plastic (4 – […]

Crawlspace Dehumidifier Cost – Greenville, NC 27858

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Why you need a crawlspace Dehumidifier Crawlspace moisture is conducive to Mold, Wood Decay and Termites. The air in your crawlspace will travel through-out your home thanks to a condition called the “stack effect“. That means if you control the moisture under your crawlspace you reduce moisture through-out home. Stack effect video  Prevent Mold & […]

Moisture Barrier

Installing a crawl space moisture barrier / vapor barrier is the best way to keep harmful moisture from evaporating into the floor system and into interior walls underneath your home. Evaporation Moisture that is allowed to condensate is conducive to mold, rot wood, rust pipes, termites and other unwanted pests. To keep moisture from condensing, […]