Posts Tagged 'condensation; moisture; mold; mildew; humidity; dew point; crawlspace; crawl space'

Ventilate or Encapsulate Your Damp Crawl Space in Charlotte?

Damp Crawl Spaces – Encapsulate and/or Ventilate? Or a combination of both?

With the spring rains approaching, homeowners with crawlspaces will start to notice that seasonal shift from low humidity to high humidity. Dew point levels will rise, air-conditioning units are turned on, and the entire dynamic inside crawlspaces changes.

Elevated Dew Points Result In Crawl Space Condensation Problems

Higher dew point levels translates into condensation buildup, elevated wood moisture levels, tagging insulation, and/or condensation drip. Within 4-6 weeks the right conditions ...

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Encapsulation vs. Ventilation – When is the best time of the year to install a crawl space moisture control system?

When is the best time of the year to install a crawl space moisture control system?

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Michael Masserang here again and I’m here with Billy Mitchell and he is the owner of Intellivent and we’re continuing our series today on Encapsulation versus Ventilation and we’re going to talk a little bit about installation time as in reference to when is the best time of the year to install one of these types of systems.

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Damp Crawl Space

With the spring rains approaching, homeowners with crawlspaces will start to notice that seasonal shift from low humidity to high humidity. Dew point levels will rise, air-conditioning units are turned on, and the entire dynamic inside crawlspaces changes. Higher dew points translates into condensation buildup, tagging insulation, and condensation drip.

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I have done some inspections over the last seven days where condensation ...

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