Do you have a bad odor in your home? You may have tried everything to get rid of the smell from ventilating your home to burning incense and cleaning everything from top to bottom. However, the odor remains and may even be getting stronger. There’s one thing left to do: look in your crawl space.How Your Crawl space Affects your home
Many people will not think of their crawl space when their homes are filled with bad odors. The crawl space is one of those spaces that is easily forgotten in the home. However, the truth is that it is in fact one of the most important spaces in the home.
The truth is that the state of your crawl space affects the rest of your home. The air within the crawl space enters the house above through a process known as the stack effect. This is where air in the crawl space rises into the house to replace warm air that moves out of the home through the attic and upper parts of the home. This movement of air means that odors in your crawl space are carried into your home.Causes of Odors in Crawl spaces
Crawlspace odors can be the result of various things including:
If you notice an odor in your home and suspect that your crawl space may be responsible, get in touch with a crawl space waterproofing contractor to resolve the problem.Contact the Professionals at DryWorx Waterproofing Today! 980-737-7727