AHI ~ Tidbit #6

Did you know that a missing or improperly installed vapor barrier in your crawlspace could result in several gallons of moisture being absorbed into your home’s structure and interior each day? While purchasing a home early this spring we noticed a very unhealthy stagnant smell as if the house wasn’t breathing at all. We instantly thought about the ventilation, bathroom exhaust fans or a possible leak. The culprit was the crawlspace! Encapsulation was the answer!

Did you know that a missing or improperly installed vapor barrier in your crawlspace could result in several gallons of moisture being absorbed into your home’s structure and interior each day? While purchasing a home early this spring we noticed a very unhealthy stagnant smell as if the house wasn’t breathing at all. We instantly thought about the ventilation, bathroom exhaust fans or a possible leak. The culprit was the crawlspace! Encapsulation was the answer!