Archive for May 22nd, 2018

Things to Consider When Deciding Between a Basement or Crawl Space

If you’re in the market to buy a new home, you have a lot of decisions to make. One of the biggest things to consider is the choice between basement and crawl space. If you’re someone who has a hobby that takes up a lot of space or you need a space for storage, you’ll probably be leaning toward a basement. For everyone else, a crawl space is a cheaper alternative to the traditional basement but not one without its issues. Here are some things to consider when looking into getting a crawl space.

Crawl Spaces Are Much More Common Than You May Think

If you’re unfamiliar with what a crawl space is, they’re an area of limited space under a roof or floor, allowing access to plumbing or wiring. They’ve become much more common in recent years, with 27 million homes in the U.S. having one. Crawl spaces continue to be involved in the building of new homes, with 15 to 20% of new houses having one.

How To Keep Your Crawl Space Moisture Free
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