Indoor Air Quality And Crawl Space Tips
From The Clean Air Co.
Discover how air duct cleaning combats spring allergies, improves indoor air quality, and enhances HVAC efficiency in our latest blog post.
Discover the hidden dangers in your crawl space and how our expert solutions safeguard your home’s foundation and air quality.
Discover the importance of crawl space waterproofing to protect your home’s health, structure, and reduce energy costs.
Explore whether to keep crawl space vents open or closed for optimal home health and energy efficiency.
Explore the importance of sump pumps in crawl spaces for effective moisture control and foundational health.
Discover effective mold removal strategies for Tennessee crawl spaces, ensuring a healthier, mold-free home.
Funny odors in the house are common. Some household odors are merely objectionable, but they aren’t hazardous to your health. Cooking odors are a good example of this type of odor.
If you don’t know you have moisture in the crawl space, and you’re just wondering, the short answer is “yes.” If you can see standing water in the crawlspace, the long answer is “yes, you should be worried!” Moisture in a crawl space is never a good thing.
The air we breathe, both indoors and outdoors, can have a big impact on your health. Studies show a connection between poor outdoor air quality to lung cancer, strokes, and heart disease. (You can check the outdoor air quality in your area by going to AirNow.gov.)
Dirt crawl spaces do not have to be wet or flooded to be extremely unhealthy. A damp environment is very unhealthy and destructive, and soil has a very high humidity. Mold thrives in damp environments. The dampness in the crawl space soil moves easily into the crawl space.
It’s that time in Tennessee again – yellow pollen covering everything and rain, rain, rain. April showers bring May flowers, but it also causes moisture in your crawl space if it is vented.
Deep in the under-workings of your house is a dark hole, a twilight zone…the crawl space! What’s in your crawl space? Spiders, crickets, mold, mildew, dampness, and other creatures that you dare not think of?