Archive for Consumer Q & A’s

Subfloor Insulation: To Replace or Not Replace

By · February 17, 2010 · Filed in Consumer Q & A's · No Comments »

Most of our Crawlspace Makeover projects will not include replacing subfloor insulation when it is removed for mold remediation purposes. There are several reasons for this. (more…)

Why not just treat the mold with bleach?

By · February 13, 2010 · Filed in Consumer Q & A's · No Comments »

Sodium Hypochlorite, or bleach, is registered to be used as a fungicide only on hard surfaces, such as stainless steel or tile, not wood or drywall.  Bleach also has some inherent problems as a fungicide: (more…)

Why is mold growing in my crawl space?

By · February 13, 2010 · Filed in Consumer Q & A's · No Comments »

Mold cannot grow without moisture or high humidity, so a thorough investigation is necessary to determine the cause of elevated moisture and water in the crawl space. In most cases, several minor conditions have contributed to creating a major problem: (more…)