Strong Odor After Crawlspace Encapsulation
I also have this problem and know water and lots of it at times is flowing under the encapsulation. A drainage system with sump pump to pump out any water was installed under the encapsulation however, while it works it doesn’t take care of all the water. I see evidence of that. The company that installed the encapsulation came back out and sprayed foam around the A/C unit where the water is coming in but it still isn’t stopping the water. I am working with my HVAC company to have the A/C unit moved further away from the house as it is in a low spot. I have a landscape company that will install a drainage system on the outside of the house to direct the water away from that low area. Bottom line is I read that black mold can cause a urine smell which of course alarmed me. If indeed there is mold under the encapsulation, what has to be done to remediate it? I do have a dehumidifier.
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