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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Do I Need a Dehumidifier in My Crawl Space?

Originally posted: 7/30/19. Revised by Kelly Kater on 6/25/20 Since you don’t spend a lot (or any!) time in your crawl space, you might not worry much about dampness beneath your home.  But this could be a big mistake- moisture can cause significant problems for the...

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