Sagging Floors: Answering Your Questions about Our Repair Methods

Floors are going to creak a little bit.  That’s a natural side effect of the house settling, seasonal changes in the air, and even the natural process of aging wood.  But they should remain level- or very close to it- for generations.  So if your floors are sagging or...

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Does My Crawl Space Need a Vapor Barrier?

At first glance, a vapor barrier may seem trivial.  You don’t spend any significant time in your crawl space, so you don’t care if it’s damp or smelly.  There’s a layer of flooring and insulation between you and the crawl space- isn’t that enough? Unfortunately, the...

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Crawl Space Entry: Steel Door or Turtl?

Crawl Spaces are not warm, inviting places for humans to hang out.  They’re often dark, crowded little locations with dirt floors.  A crawl space is even worse if it’s inhabited by insects, pests, or animals.  There is a great way to prevent that; encapsulation can...

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7 Reasons You Should Have Spray Foam Insulation in Your Crawl Space

When you’re a kid, sliding across hardwood floors in your socks is fun.  And let’s be honest, sometimes it’s fun when you’re an adult, too!  But what is NOT fun is being forced to wear socks because your floor and your feet are both cold.  Insulation is supposed to...

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Why Your Floor Determines the Waterproofing Method

You’re a good homeowner.  You clean your gutters, change the filters in your furnace, check the batteries in the smoke detectors, all the usual smart preventative measures.  But then you find water in your basement or crawl space.  Now what? If you’re like most of us,...

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