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    Re: Crawl space dehumidifier.... how big?

    Lippy,

    Yes you want to fix the problems from the outside first. Mr. Miller is correct, check the gutters like he said and what he said about the soil is (in simple terms) You need to make...
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    Re: Crawl space dehumidifier.... how big?

    I would seriously consider encapsulating your crawlspace with a heavy duty vapor barrier still even though its concrete. If they did not place a vapor barrier underneath the concrete before they...
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    Re: Crawl space dehumidifier.... how big?

    Lippy,
    This boils down to an old saying that my father used to tell me "You get what you pay for." Sure the Frigidaire model might only be $300 dollars, but how many will you have to buy in...
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    Re: Old Dirt Basement

    Beth,

    First I would fix any gap or cracks in your foundation walls with mortar or a mortar substitute like quikrete mortar repair (this comes in caulk tubes and is a lot easier to work with in...
  5. Re: Closing off a crawl space (ventilation ?)

    Your welcome glad to help!!
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    Re: Standing water in crawlspace

    For a very detailed explanation on your issue i would visit http://crawlspaceinfo.com
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    Re: block foundation cracks in joints

    Quikrete mortat repair works great for sealing cracks in your foundation from your crawlspace!!
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    Re: Leak in crawlspace outer wall

    Securomw,

    The first thing that i would check is your gutters, make sure that they all drain atleast six feet from your house to be sure that water is not being dropped so close to your...
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    Re: crawlspace encapsulation

    The best way to remedy your problem would be to install drain tile and a sump pump along the perimeter of your foundation walls (which you say you already have installed) then to encapsulate ur...
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    Re: Yet another radon / insulation question

    This website should answer all of your questions about your radon problem and explain how to encapsulate your crawlspace. http://crawlspaceinfo.com
  11. Re: Closing off a crawl space (ventilation ?)

    I found this website answered all of my questions concerning crawlspaces. http://crawlspaceinfo.com
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