This is a reason why buyers need a home inspection. Buyers will not go in the crawl space to see how the house is build. They need a home inspector.

This is a reason why buyers need a home inspection. Buyers will not go in the crawl space to see how the house is build. They need a home inspector.

A crawl space under a house helps protect against certain pests, but a crawl space with abundant moisture can invite problems including mold, wood rot and vermin. Cold air that sweeps through a crawl space, meanwhile, can lead to cold floors inside the home whether or not the space is wet. Some building codes require the installation of small vents...

A crawl space under a house helps protect against certain pests, but a crawl space with abundant moisture can invite problems including mold, wood rot and vermin. Cold air that sweeps through a crawl space, meanwhile, can lead to cold floors inside the home whether or not the space is wet. Some building codes require the installation of small vents...

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Diagram of two options for insulating a crawl space. Option 1 is exterior foam insulation. A protective membrane covers exterior rigid insulation and folds over top course of foundation block. Option 2 is interior foam insulation. Labeled parts include a sill gasket, unfaced insulation in a band joist, and a 6-mil poly vapor diffusion retarder. A protective membrane overlaps and extends down insulation to provide capillary break. Rigid insulation (fire-rated) has joints taped or sealed. A…

Diagram of two options for insulating a crawl space. Option 1 is exterior foam insulation. A protective membrane covers exterior rigid insulation and folds over top course of foundation block. Option 2 is interior foam insulation. Labeled parts include a sill gasket, unfaced insulation in a band joist, and a 6-mil poly vapor diffusion retarder. A protective membrane overlaps and extends down insulation to provide capillary break. Rigid insulation (fire-rated) has joints taped or sealed. A…

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Woodway lattice ALTERNATIVE (since lattice is so terribly tacky)
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Easy to install crawl space vapor barrier Viper CS. Keep moisture out of your crawl space!

Easy to install crawl space vapor barrier Viper CS. Keep moisture out of your crawl space!

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