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Landscaping Problems that Lead to Crawl Space Water Damage

May 11, 2017 By AdvantaClean - 0 Comments

Landscaping Problems that Lead to Crawl Space Water Damage

Landscaping Problems that Lead to Crawl Space Water Damage Crawl space water damage and basement water damage are unfortunately very common. This is because crawl space water damage and basement water damage can come from both outdoor and indoor sources. Since they’re the lowest points in your house, crawl spaces and basements are typically the final traveling point of moisture that has leaked anywhere inside your home. The rising groundwater from soil that’s ...

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5 Benefits of Having a Dehumidifier in Your Crawl Space

May 4, 2017 By AdvantaClean - 0 Comments

5 Benefits of Having a Dehumidifier in Your Crawl Space

5 Benefits of Having a Dehumidifier in Your Crawl Space If you live in a particularly humid climate, or have small living spaces with limited ventilation such as a crawlspace, a good dehumidifier can make your home less hospitable to allergens like dustmites, mold, and mildew by reducing humidity levels. Dehumidifiers also reduce irritation to your skin and respiratory system, allowing you to breathe easier; help to protect structural integrity; and save energy. hbspt.cta ...

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The Link Between Crawl Spaces and Cold Floors

April 27, 2017 By AdvantaClean - 0 Comments

The Link Between Crawl Spaces and Cold Floors

Crawl Spaces and Cold Floors Crawl spaces and cold floors is all too common of a problem during the heating season – which you may not be thinking about right now, as summer is just around the corner. But in fact, now is the best time to be thinking about your crawl spaces and cold floors, because now is the best time to fix it. The problem with crawl spaces and cold floors is that the ...

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Are You Going Through a House Mold Inspection?

April 25, 2017 By AdvantaClean - 0 Comments

Are You Going Through a House Mold Inspection?

House mold inspection: How can you prevent mold from forming under your house or in a crawl space?  Are you going through a house mold inspection and coming across dampness under the house or in the crawl space? It’s a good thing that house mold inspection caught this problem because you may want to be careful. Dampness in your crawl space can lead to mold and mildew growth, and in addition to being a ...

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Are there benefits of a crawl space vapor barrier system?

April 20, 2017 By AdvantaClean - 0 Comments

Are there benefits of a crawl space vapor barrier system?

What are the benefits of a crawl space vapor barrier system? Are you experiencing collected water on the pipes or concrete walls of your crawl space? If so, you’re not alone. Dampness is a common side effect of crawl spaces that do not have a proper crawl space vapor barrier system. Without a crawl space vapor barrier system,  your crawl space’s ventilation openings carry humid air during summer months that condenses and settles ...

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Do It Yourself Mold Removal

April 19, 2017 By AdvantaClean - 0 Comments

Do It Yourself Mold Removal

Do It Yourself Mold Removal: Can mold be removed from a mattress? When it comes to do it yourself mold removal and whether or not you can remove mold yourself from behind the refrigerator, in the bathroom, or in the crawl space, the short answer is: possibly. When it comes to do it yourself mold removal and whether or not you can remove mold yourself from your mattress, the even shorter answer here is: no ...

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Should I seal off crawl space vents or keep them open?

April 13, 2017 By AdvantaClean - 0 Comments

Should I seal off crawl space vents or keep them open?

Some homeowners seal off crawl space vents year-round in order to stop termites in the summer, heat loss in the winter, and moisture buildup that can lead to mold growth; others open and close the crawlspace vents with the season. Is there such a thing as a right or wrong answer here? The experts have differing opinions. ✅Vote: seal off crawl space vents Jesse Waltz, a foundation engineer, votes to seal off crawl space vents ...

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Getting Rid of Mold in House: Books

April 12, 2017 By AdvantaClean - 0 Comments

Getting Rid of Mold in House: Books

Getting Rid of Mold in House: How should I remove black mold from books? 📚 There’s a lot of information out there about how to prevent black mold from growing in your home: eliminate potential water sources, keep the humidity in check, ensure proper ventilation, control the climate … but what about when the problem isn’t mold growing in your home; the problem is accidentally bringing mold from the outside in? Black mold lives off ...

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Is Standing Water in the Crawl Space a Deal Breaker?

April 6, 2017 By AdvantaClean - 0 Comments

Is Standing Water in the Crawl Space a Deal Breaker?

A House Inspection Revealed Standing Water in the Crawl Space. Is this a Deal Breaker? Standing water in the crawl space of any home can lead to mold and mildew growth – which, in addition to being a potential health hazard, can become the cause of rot and structural damage. If you’re considering buying a home with standing water in the crawl space, then you should also be on the lookout for mold. First of ...

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What Are the Effects of Toxic Mold Exposure?

April 5, 2017 By AdvantaClean - 0 Comments

What Are the Effects of Toxic Mold Exposure?

Toxic Mold Exposure: What would happen if someone kept getting their skin exposed to mold? The dangers of toxic mold exposure when it comes to the respiratory system are, at this point, fairly well-known and well-established. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), toxic mold exposure can cause symptoms such as nasal stuffiness, eye irritation, wheezing, and skin irritation. People with serious allergies to molds may have more severe reactions including fever ...

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