Too many times issues in our homes are overlooked and perceived as minor. But even minor issues left to dwell and fester over time can become major problems. Recently we had dealt with a water loss in a kitchen which originated under the sink. The customer decided to put towels down to catch the water […]
To take the chill out of a crawl space, it’s usually best to insulate the exterior masonry walls rather than the underside of the floor above. That’s especially true when heating ducts or pipes pass through the space. Unless there are excessive moisture problems in the crawl space, use unfaced fiberglass batts to insulate the […]
The final photo in our series which looked at a basement in where the joists were treated and encapsulated, shows the room brought back to pre-loss condition. In 7 days the ceiling tile and suspension grid was removed, the basement was contained with air control being established, the joists in the basement and the two […]
This is the fourth photo showing a project we completed where the basement joists were cleaned. In this photo, the encapsulate is being applied. Encapsulation is a process of spraying a fungicidal, latex based material onto the surface after it has been cleaned.
Here is a picture of how we build containment in a finished basement, and a shot of one of our employees HEPA vacuuming the joists.