Crawlspace Mold, Ventilation and Insulation

Let’s wrap it up; Crawlspace Mold, Ventilation and Insulation is the last of my Crawlspace Inspection posts and I’ll take care of the items 9 & 10 from my Top 10 list. They are somewhat correlated, at least partially. Top TEN Crawlspace Problems:
1. Cracked foundation / possible structural problems
2. Leaking foundation
3. Drainage problems / flooding crawlspace
4. Plumbing components issues – leaking water supply lines, drain pipes, crawlspace water heater installation problems
5. Heating system issues
6. Electrical components issues
7. Floor framing and structure support issues
8. Structural pest infestation – those are […]

Termites and Other Crawlspace Bugs

Early detection of a structural pest infestation in our crawlspace may have a huge impact on the structure of our property and in our wallet. And most importantly – we are only a couple clicks away from seeing the daylight … 1. Cracked foundation / possible structural problems 2. Leaking foundation 3. Drainage problems / … Read more

House Floor Framing and Structure Support

We are getting closer to the end of crawling through the Crawlspace Inspection. In Part Six, we’ll take a closer look at the floor framing and floor structure support … 1. Cracked foundation / possible structural problems 2. Leaking foundation 3. Drainage problems / flooding crawlspace 4. Plumbing components issues – leaking water supply lines, … Read more

Electrical Problems in a Crawlspace

The crawlspace inspection continues (Part Five) as we take a quick look at the electrical components down below. 1. Cracked foundation / possible structural problems 2. Leaking foundation 3. Drainage problems / flooding crawlspace 4. Plumbing components issues – leaking water supply lines, drain pipes, crawlspace water heater installation problems 5. Heating system issues 6. … Read more

Heating System Issues

This post, concerning heating system issues, is my fourth in the series of crawlspace inspections … and we’re in the middle of our crawlspace evaluation, with some more bad things on our way. 1. Cracked foundation / possible structural problems 2. Leaking foundation 3. Drainage problems / flooding crawlspace 4. Plumbing components issues – leaking … Read more

Crawlspace Plumbing Problems

Welcome again in the Crawlspace Problems series, and this is Part Three (item #4). 1. Cracked foundation / possible structural problems 2. Leaking foundation 3. Drainage problems / flooding crawlspace 4. Plumbing components issues – leaking water supply lines, drain pipes, crawlspace water heater installation problems 5. Heating system issues 6. Electrical components issues 7. … Read more

Crawlspace Drainage and Flooding

My previous Crawlspace Inspection post covered the first two items from my Top Ten Winners list: 1. Cracked foundation / possible structural problems 2. Leaking foundation 3. Drainage problems / flooding crawlspace 4. Plumbing components issues – leaking water supply lines, drain pipes, crawlspace water heater installation problems 5. Heating system issues 6. Electrical components … Read more

Crawlspace Foundation Cracks and Leaks

House crawlspace is one of those critical areas, which can either make our lives better or more miserable. The tendency for home owners is to completely forget about it so long as the home inspector doesn’t bring the subject to the surface. It is ugly, dirty, often wet, sometimes flooded, and most of the time … Read more