Crawl Space Cleaning IN GREENSBORO, NC

Crawl Space Cleaning

How often should I monitor my crawl space?

It is recommended that you inspect your crawl space at least twice a year, while also looking for tell-tale indicators of trouble like as musty or foul aromas, water damage, wet air, increasing energy costs, and sounds of invading pests.

Can I get rid of the dirt in my crawl space?

To eliminate any remaining dirt, vacuum this area. Don't use water because it aggravates the moisture problem. Professional crawl space cleaners use vacuum cleaners that gather all dust particles and avoid stirring up dust to prevent cross-contamination.

What is the purpose of a crawl space in a house?

Crawl spaces are used in homes for two reasons affordability and accessibility. Crawl spaces work by allowing outside air to circulate beneath the house.

How much mold is tolerable in a crawl space?

Mold in your crawl area can disrupt all of these functions. And, if you're wondering how much mold is okay in a crawl space, the answer is none.

How long does it take to clean crawl space?

Cleaning a crawl space can take anything from one hour to many hours, depending on the size and complexity of the project. A simple cleanup, such as eliminating droppings or trash, could take an hour. It could take several days if extensive cleaning and repairs are required.

Do crawl spaces need to breathe?

Non-heated regions, such as your crawl space and attic, must have a mechanism of moving air to prevent moisture buildup throughout the property. Crawl space vents are a natural, non-mechanical method for ensuring ventilation and preventing excess water in the air in these uninhabited sections of your home.

Is it possible to become ill from a damp crawl space?

Cast iron is the most durable, but it has a propensity to overheat and rust after roughly ten years. We think it's a good choice, however it's the second best material for your sump pump. From the standpoint of a plumber, baffled aluminum is by far the best.

Can black mold in a crawl space get into the house?

Mold in your crawl space or house indicates a moisture problem. If the crawl area is vented or not sealed or encased, the infestation is likely to worsen. Mold can infiltrate your home through open doorways, windows, and HVAC systems, in addition to open doorways.

What should I put on my crawl space floor?

Cold crawl space floors or rooms fiberglass batts absorb moisture in the crawl area like a sponge, causing mold and decay. Insulating the underside of the floor with spray foam or stiff foam board can help warm up the floor and rooms above the crawl space.

How do you know if your house is toxic?

Here are a few subtle symptoms that your home may be infested with dangerous mold. Your air conditioning or heating system stinks. The grout between your shower tiles is a dark color. Your wallpaper is flaking. You have the feeling you have a cold that won't go away.

Should I level my crawl space dirt?

The average sump pump consumes roughly 10 kWh of electricity per month. Make sure you're not overloading your circuits, or the breaker will trip.

When should crawl space vents be open?

Keep in mind that the earth temperature below grade is 55 degrees, and crawl spaces are usually cold. When it's hot and humid, open the crawl vents and let the outside air in from mid-June to mid-September.

Do air purifiers help with mold?

Air purifiers collect mold spores in the air, preventing them from reproducing and spreading throughout your home. While air purifiers will not assist treat active mold that is already present on surfaces, they are an excellent approach to control the spread of airborne mold particles.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Can living in an old house make you sick?

Gases produced during combustion. Carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and sulfur dioxide are examples of these gases. They have the potential to induce flu-like symptoms, respiratory diseases, and even death. Indoors, do not use unvented combustion appliances.

Is closed cell foam good for crawl space?

A closed-cell foam spray is the finest option for insulating your crawlspace since it limits both moisture and air transfer. Furthermore, the foam's lower thickness allows it to defy gravity and adhere when sprayed on the underside of the floor or crawl space walls.

How long before mold grows in crawl space?

Mildew and mold will appear within 24-48 hours after being exposed to water. Worse, it will continue to grow unless the source of moisture is removed and the mold problem is effectively addressed.

Can you put a dehumidifier in a crawl space without encapsulation?

If you install a dehumidifier in your crawl space without sealing the crawl space vents, you are attempting to dehumidify all air inside and outside the crawl space, which is impossible. The first step in resolving crawl space moisture issues is to seal off all outside air entering the crawl area.

Do foundation vents really work?

Warm air within the home rises, causing the vents to pull in air from outside. As moisture accumulates in the foundation, air drawn in from outside on warm days keeps damp at bay.

Cities We Proudly Service

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Service Areas

Guilford County, NC

  • Browns Summit, NC

  • Climax, NC

  • Colfax, NC

  • Gibsonville, NC

  • Greensboro, NC

  • High Point, NC

  • Jamestown, NC

  • Julian, NC

  • Mc Leansville, NC

  • Oak Ridge, NC

  • Pleasant Garden, NC

  • Sedalia, NC

  • Stokesdale, NC

  • Summerfield, NC

  • Whitsett, NC

Alamance County, NC

  • Alamance, NC

  • Altamahaw, NC

  • Burlington, NC

  • Elon, NC

  • Graham, NC

  • Haw River, NC

  • Mebane, NC

  • Saxapahaw, NC

  • Snow Camp, NC

  • Swepsonville, NC

Forsyth County, NC

  • Belews Creek, NC

  • Bethania, NC

  • Clemmons, NC

  • Kernersville, NC

  • Lewisville, NC

  • Pfafftown, NC

  • Rural Hall, NC

  • Tobaccoville, NC

  • Walkertown, NC

  • Winston Salem, NC

Crawl Space Encapsulation
Crawl Space Vapor Barrier
Crawl Space Mold Removal
Crawl Space Waterproofing
Crawl Space French Drain
Crawl Space Sump Pumps
Crawl Space Cleaning
Crawl Space Insulation
Crawl Space Dehumidifiers
Crawl Space Water Removal
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Phone: 336-707-0498

Address: 4805 Woodcock Dr,

Greensboro, NC 27406

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Servicing Greensboro, NC and Nearby Cities

Clean Air solves moisture and mold problems in Greensboro, NC and the surrounding areas by providing crawl space and basement waterproofing, crawl space encapsulation, and foundation repairs.

Related Services in Greensboro, NC

Please see the list of frequently requested services below. If you have a flooded crawl space due to a lack of a french drain or sump pump, we can help. If mold development has occurred in your crawl space as a result of high humidity levels, we will ensure that it remains clean, dry, and healthy!

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Crawl Space Vapor Barrier Installation

Installing a vapor barrier in the crawl space is a low-cost solution to moisture control problems. Vapor barriers in the crawl area are used to keep moisture, water, and damp air from entering the home via the floor. This helps to prevent the spread of mold and mildew, which can cause structural damage and make living conditions uncomfortable for your family!

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Crawl Space Mold Remediation

Mold removal from the crawl space is one of the most important chores in resolving moisture control issues. Mold may quickly become a major issue in a home, and those that move fast to clean up and treat the situation have a higher chance of keeping it from spreading. If you eliminate the mold before it spreads throughout your home, you will save time and money.

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Crawl Space Waterproofing

Crawl Space Waterproofing is a must-have. It not only protects your home from water damage, but it also protects you from the health and safety risks that mold brings!

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