Crawl Space Drying >> Mold Remediation

Living in a home that has a crawlspace is fine there are thousands of houses across the United States that are built above the ground for whatever reason and have crawlspaces. Along with the many responsibilities of being a homeowner the crawlspace should be checked periodically, maybe mark it on your calendar once a month, once every three months, at least once every six months. And part of your regular inspection should be looking for damp areas or water leaks that could cause Mold Remediation.

  1. Too often people buy homes and they think that they can just take care of themselves, they don't understand that there is preventative maintenance and there are things in your house that can fail and cause damage. One of the most common things in the respects of crawlspaces they can go unnoticed for weeks, months, and sometimes years are water leaks. Most of the time your home is built with the water pipes and the drain pipes in the floor. If these pipes leak, guess where the water goes causing Mold Remediation.
  2. If your home was built prior to 1970 there is a good chance that your water pipes are made of a galvanized steel. This was the material that they had before copper, it was the best that they had at that time. Unfortunately galvanized pipe will corrode from the inside out, eventually leaking and causing Mold Remediation. Most of the time the leak would start by just seeping and dripping. If your pipes are under the floor, in your crawlspace the water would go underneath and you might not know about it for some time.
  3. If you live in a mobile home or a prefabricated home that was built between the 1960s and the 1990s chances are there was a material called poly pipe. It was a plastic pipe, usually gray in color sometimes they used brass fittings that most of the time the fittings were plastic. If the leak came from the pipe itself it would usually burst causing a lot of Mold Remediation. But if the leak occurred on a plastic fitting it could just drip for long periods of time without any evidence until you start to smell something musty giving the indication of mold.
  4. Another thing to keep an eye on is your water heater, many times a water heater could be seeping. And because water always follows the path of least resistance, and there are places in the floor of your home that the water to leak through the water will end up going into your crawlspace causing a Mold Remediation. Another point of concern is the condensation line that comes from the air conditioner, this pipe is usually made out of PVC and sometimes it will crack from either old-age or is damaged from something hitting it. Some crawlspaces are very difficult to get into sometimes they heating/air-conditioning duct work will meander through this opening making it very difficult to make a proper Mold Remediation inspection.

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