Encapsulating a Crawl Space: What You Need To Know Before Investing

Crawl space.  If you’re like many of us, those two words bring to mind a dark, dank, musty space that’s chock-full of every sort of creepy crawly creature known to man.  The thing is, in some cases — that mental image isn’t too far from the truth. Are you trying to find the best solution […]

Basement Mold Challenges: Does Mold in One Room Affect the Whole House?

If you have a basement, especially an unfinished one, you may not think about it on a regular basis. Sure, you often go down to do a load of laundry or get something out of storage, but you don’t consider it part of the living area of your home. Lately, you’ve noticed a damp feeling […]

Crawl Space Clean-Up: Dealing With Issues That Cause Dirty & Unsafe Crawl Spaces

The idea of cleaning crawl spaces may give you the heebie-jeebies. Crawl spaces tend to be where unwanted things lurk, like: Spiders Mold and mildew Old construction materials Rodents and other wildlife And maybe even those boxes you never opened after your move. It’s nerve-wracking — and potentially dangerous. However, cleaning and maintaining your crawl […]

Moisture Damage: 8 Factors That Affect Crawl Space Repair Costs

If you’re like most homeowners, you don’t venture into your crawl space unless it’s warranted. Out of sight, out of mind, right? But when there’s excess moisture in your crawl space, it can lead to issues such as: Higher energy costs Rot and rust Pests Mold and mildew; and Foundation issues  If you don’t know […]

The Best Methods for How To Make Bed Bugs Come Out of Hiding

You’ve noticed blood stains on your pillowcase when you wake in the mornings. The walls around your bed have weird markings. Your skin is itchy, and you don’t know why. You might have bed bugs in your home, even if you haven’t spotted them yet. Luckily, learning how to make bed bugs come out of […]

Can Bed Bugs Fly? How Bed Bugs End up in Your Home

Flying bed bugs.  It sounds like something out of a horror movie — and you’re freaking out about the possibility of bed bugs being in your home.  These blood suckers hide all day and attack at night. But how do bed bugs get around? Do bed bugs fly or have wings?  Even if you have […]

Where To Sleep if You Have Bed Bugs: Answers and Precautions

Do you have itchy welts on your body, smell a musty odor on your bed, or find tiny critters racing across your pillow? We hate to break it to you, but you’ve got bed bugs.  Discovering you have bed bugs is unnerving, to say the least.  Do you move into the guest room, sleep on […]

Renters Insurance and Bed Bugs: Know Your Coverage and Your Rights

A bed bug infestation is the last thing you hope to deal with as a renter. But if you happen to be caught in that unfortunate circumstance, you may wonder how to take care of the remediation.  Is the landlord responsible for the costs incurred, or will your renters insurance cover the damages? It’s important […]