Taking care of your home is a hefty task. To ensure that it protects you, you have to maintain its bones, inside and outside. The crawl space, for example, is not always convenient to keep clean and healthy. If you do not, however, it is where un-invited visitors may live, mold can grow and become worn down due to moisture. Professionals from Crawl Space Company Arlington Heights can assess its condition and give you some guidance.
are three facts about your home’s crawl space to consider:
is a Crawl Space?
homes do have a crawl space. It is the hollow area underneath the
house. It may be from one to three feet high. It is essentially high
enough to allow an adult to crawl around. Its purpose is to allow air
to circulate underneath. It is also cost effective for home builders.
A crawl space is cheaper than sitting a house on top of a concrete
slab. The area, by lifting it off the ground, is great for areas that
are prone to termites, but it does present other issues.
you do not give the crawl space of your home a second thought, it is
understandable. When you conduct your cleaning in preparation for the
weather changes, you should add it to your to-do list, though.
Keeping it clean helps improve your home’s air quality, free from
moisture and free from rodents that may decide to keep their families
option that allows you to keep the crawl space of your home clean,
dry and free of pests is to seal the area. Liners and complimenting
sprays that achieve these goals have been developed.
For an assessment of your home’s crawl space, contact Crawl Space Company Arlington Heights Nu-Crawl.