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Eco-Friendly Solutions for Crawlspace Insulation and Encapsulation by Freedom Crawlspace Services


In the bustling world of home improvement, the areas that remain out of sight often get overlooked. Crawlspaces, tucked away beneath our homes, are among such regions. Yet, if maintained and insulated correctly, they can play a pivotal role in home energy efficiency and the promotion of a healthier living environment. At Freedom Crawlspace Services, we pride ourselves on adopting eco-friendly practices that benefit both homeowners and our planet. Our solutions for crawlspace insulation and encapsulation are designed to be sustainable, effective, and environmentally conscious. The Need for Eco-Friendly Crawlspace Solutions With the rising concern for our environment, it’s vital [...]

Eco-Friendly Solutions for Crawlspace Insulation and Encapsulation by Freedom Crawlspace Services2023-10-23T02:48:48-04:00

Guide to Sealing Crawlspace Vents


The Comprehensive Guide to Sealing Crawlspace Vents: Steps to a Healthier and More Energy-Efficient Home Crawlspace vents have been a traditional feature in many homes, thought to promote better ventilation and prevent moisture-related issues. However, research and advancements in building science have led to a shift in this perspective. Sealing crawlspace vents has become a popular solution to create a healthier, energy-efficient, and moisture-controlled crawlspace environment. In this blog, we will take you through the step-by-step process of sealing crawlspace vents, highlighting the benefits of this transformation for your home. Step 1: Assessing the Crawlspace: A thorough assessment of the [...]

Guide to Sealing Crawlspace Vents2023-10-23T02:49:37-04:00

9 Types of Waterproofing Methods


9 Types of Waterproofing Methods There are several types of basement waterproofing methods, each designed to address different types of water intrusion issues. Here is a list of the most common basement waterproofing methods: Exterior Waterproofing: Excavation and Waterproof Coating: This method involves excavating the soil around the foundation walls to apply a waterproof coating or membrane. The coating creates a barrier that prevents water from penetrating the foundation walls. French Drain System: A French drain is installed along the exterior perimeter of the foundation to collect and redirect water away from the basement. It consists of a perforated pipe [...]

9 Types of Waterproofing Methods2023-10-23T02:50:58-04:00

Hidden Dangers of Spray Foam Insulation


The Hidden Dangers: Spray Foam Insulation and Concealed Moisture Intrusion/Termite Damage While spray foam insulation offers numerous benefits for your crawlspace, it's essential to be aware of potential challenges that may arise when using this type of insulation. One such concern is how spray foam insulation can conceal moisture intrusion and termite damage, making it imperative to remain vigilant in maintaining your crawlspace's health. Concealed Moisture Intrusion: Spray foam insulation's exceptional sealing properties can be a double-edged sword. While it effectively prevents outside air and moisture from infiltrating your crawlspace, it can also trap existing moisture inside. This trapped moisture [...]

Hidden Dangers of Spray Foam Insulation2023-10-23T02:56:08-04:00

How to repair each crawlspace dehumidifier component


Learn The Different Components of the Crawlspace Dehumidifier and How to Repair Each Learn the different components of the crawlspace dehumidifier, what potentially can happen to each of them, and how to fix each if they need repair. Call Freedom Crawlspace Services for guidance on each issue you may face. The components of a crawlspace dehumidification system include:  Crawlspace Dehumidifier Air Intake and Filter: Common Issues: Clogging: The filter serves as the first line of defense against airborne particles, dust, and allergens. Over time, it can become clogged with accumulated debris, reducing its air-purifying efficiency. How to Fix: Regular Maintenance: [...]

How to repair each crawlspace dehumidifier component2023-10-23T02:57:04-04:00

Components of a Crawlspace Dehumidifier


Understanding the Components of a Crawlspace Dehumidifier: A Comprehensive Guide by Freedom Crawlspace Services As the proud owners of a premier crawlspace contractor company in Charlotte, North Carolina, we are dedicated to providing top-notch crawlspace solutions to maintain a healthy and moisture-free environment in your home. We understand the significance of moisture control in preserving your property's structural integrity and ensuring your family's well-being. One of the key components of our crawlspace moisture control systems is the crawlspace dehumidifier. In this article, we'll provide a detailed exploration of the components of a crawlspace dehumidifier and their essential roles in ensuring [...]

Components of a Crawlspace Dehumidifier2023-10-23T02:57:21-04:00

Do I Need Insulation After Professional Crawlspace Encapsulation


Do I Need Insulation After Professional Crawlspace Encapsulation? A Guide by Freedom Crawlspace Services Welcome to the Freedom Crawlspace Services blog! As a trusted crawlspace company based in Charlotte, North Carolina, we understand that homeowners are often curious about the next steps after crawlspace encapsulation. Once your crawlspace has been professionally encapsulated with a vapor barrier and sealed for moisture control, you might wonder whether additional insulation is necessary. In this article, we'll delve into the topic and provide insights to help you make an informed decision for your home. Understanding Crawlspace Encapsulation: Crawlspace encapsulation is a proven method to [...]

Do I Need Insulation After Professional Crawlspace Encapsulation2023-10-23T02:57:34-04:00

DIY vs. Professional Crawlspace Encapsulation


DIY vs. Professional Crawlspace Encapsulation: Making an Informed Choice for Your Home As a leading crawlspace contractor based in Charlotte, North Carolina, we understand the importance of a well-maintained and protected crawlspace. Crawlspace encapsulation is a crucial step in ensuring a healthy and energy-efficient home. But the question arises: should you tackle this project yourself or hire a professional crawlspace contractor? In this blog, we'll explore the differences between DIY and professional crawlspace encapsulation to help you make an informed decision for your home. DIY Crawlspace Encapsulation: DIY crawlspace encapsulation involves homeowners taking on the task of sealing their crawlspace [...]

DIY vs. Professional Crawlspace Encapsulation2023-10-23T02:57:47-04:00

Crawlspace Inspection Checklist


A Detailed Crawlspace Inspection Checklist As the owner of Freedom Crawlspace Services, a reputable crawlspace contractor company in Charlotte, North Carolina, we understand the significance of conducting a comprehensive crawlspace inspection when buying a home. A thorough inspection ensures that potential homebuyers are aware of the condition of the crawlspace and any potential issues that may require attention. Here's a more detailed and extensive crawlspace inspection checklist to guide homebuyers through the process: Crawlspace Inspection Checklist for Home Buyers: 1. Safety Precautions: a. Prioritize safety by wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), such as gloves and a dust mask, before [...]

Crawlspace Inspection Checklist2023-10-23T02:58:01-04:00

The Ideal Moisture Levels and Temperature Conditions for a Crawlspace


The Ideal Moisture Levels and Temperature Conditions for a Crawlspace The ideal moisture levels and temperature conditions for a crawlspace depend on several factors, including the climate in your region, the design of your home, and the intended use of the crawlspace. However, there are some general guidelines that can help you maintain a healthy and well-protected crawlspace environment: Moisture Levels: Relative Humidity: The ideal relative humidity in a crawlspace is typically between 40% to 60%. This range helps prevent excess moisture that can lead to mold growth, wood rot, and pest infestations. Moisture Content of Materials: The moisture content [...]

The Ideal Moisture Levels and Temperature Conditions for a Crawlspace2023-10-23T02:58:13-04:00
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