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Crawl Space

Hello, I need help! I have a small one story single family home. We removed the old/damp insulation and I need to know if I should close off the vents and put a dehumidifier in the crawl space? I do have a vapor barrier on the stone ground, but there still is moisture and some signs of mold! We did put a sump pump in there last summer. What should I do, this property is in Annapolis MD.
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Lynn

Asked by Lynn McCreary
Posted Mon, 06/30/2014 - 22:49

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Lynn,
This article should answer all of your questions: Building an Unvented Crawl Space.

Answered by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Posted Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:25

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