Did you know that 33-56 percent of the air that you breathe inside your home originates in your crawlspace? Most people are surprised by that statistic, but it is very true. Although Encapsulating your crawlspace is the best option to take in order to make your home healthier and more energy efficient, installing a vapor barrier can also help astronomically improve air quality.
There have been numerous studies on homes with open vent/dirt crawlspaces across the southern United States. The studies performed have shown six highly common issues in these homes with open vent/dirt crawlspaces. The main issues listed below can be harmful to your homes structure, your finances and possibly your health.
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