Charlotte and Triad Homeowners are being overcharged for improperly diagnosed crawl space challenges that create more problems than they solve. A corresponding testimonial is included sharing the story.
I recently visited a customer in the Triad market that had some unique challenges to overcome with her crawl space. This customer had spent a fortune with a contractor waterproofing her basement and encapsulating her crawl space. A drain system was installed in the basement section connected to a sump pump. Inside the ...
It’s summer once again in Harrisburg N.C. in the Piedmont of North Carolina. Heavy rains, followed by periods of excessive heat. Elevated relative humidity and dew point levels become common now all through the summer. It is the season of condensation problems inside Charlotte, NC crawl spaces. Homeowners are now faced with the unpleasant reality that something needs ...Continue Reading →
The Common Fallacies, Challenges, and Problems with Using Dehumidifiers in Crawl Spaces.
I did an inspection last week inside the crawlspace on the south side of Charlotte, NC where I discovered that the homeowner had sealed off all of his vents, and installed a commercial dehumidifier inside the space in an attempt to mitigate crawl space moisture. As it was a winter inspection, it was not surprising to find that the wood moisture content of the ...Continue Reading →