East Cooper residents living in a crawlspace home should have an inspection for moisture conditions in their crawlspace annually. It’s important to monitor the moisture conditions in your crawlspace to prevent fungus growth that may eventually lead to rot and wood decay. High levels of moisture in the crawlspace may also lead to your interior [...]
April showers bring May flowers...and "springtails" to the East Cooper area. The climate in coastal South Carolina is the perfect environment for springtails. East Cooper residents are beginning to see this tiny insect entering their homes due to the hot humid spring weather. These insects are about the size of a flea and are often mistaken [...]
A vapor barrier can be installed in your crawlspace to help control moisture conditions. East Cooper residents often find their hardwood floors may be cupped or wavy when the humidity levels increase in our area. Basically there are three main factors that contribute to an increase in moisture in your crawlspace. 1. Evaporation from the [...]
High moisture conditions in the crawlspace can lead to fungus on floor joists and subfloor resulting in rot and decay.