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    “Water problems that you can’t see for a long time are the type of problems that lead to bad mold problems.”

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    Q: I would like to replace the raggedy crawlspace vents under my home. What kind of replacement vents are the best? A: Crawl space vents are those 8-inch-tall, 16-inch-wide holes scattered around the perimeter of most foundation walls. They are intended to ventilate the crawl space to prevent the buildup of dangerous gases, such as…

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    By Jonathan Susser | September 6, 2019; This article was written by Advanced Energy’s Alex Glenn and Tommy Blair and was originally published as part of The Energy and Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) newsletter. For more articles, visit www.eeba.org/news. Roughly 15% to 20% of homes built in the U.S. each year have crawl space foundations. They’re cheaper to…

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    By Allison Bailes on May 10, 2011, energyvanguard.com Do you have floor joists in your crawl space that look like the one to the left? In case you can’t tell how bad it really is, just click on it to see a bigger version. When you do, you’ll notice the ‘furries,’ as one of my friends…