Crawl spaces are sometimes encapsulated or sealed to prevent indoor moisture problems. To fully enclose the crawl space, dense layers of heavy-duty polyethylene are applied to the floors, foundation walls, and sometimes even the roof. Enclosing crawl spaces is an excellent way to keep moisture out and regulate temperature. However, always practice due diligence before encasing your crawl room.
The materials that allow encapsulation to function were created relatively recently. Too many contractors and homeowners hurry into installation without doing any necessary preparation work first. It adds to the potential headaches. The following is a short reference guide to assist you in understanding the dos and don’ts of crawl space encapsulation to help you complete the job safely.
Weddings are the perfect justification for splashing out and showing your family how much you care. Especially if the newlyweds have just bought a new home!
Think about it: it’s not every day that someone you know and love takes the double-leap of getting hitched and signing a mortgage at the same time.
If a really thoughtful wedding present is out of your budget, which is likely for many people, why not get a bunch of friends and family together, pool your cash, and surprise the couple with something really awesome?
We don’t always get what we want in life. For example, you might have been dreaming of a luxurious and sophisticated master bedroom for years, but all you’ve got for the foreseeable future is a rather tiny space.
If this is the case, take a look at some of our tips for turning a small bedroom into that master suite of your dreams.
The concept of smart living has changed tremendously during the past decade.
If you think back to it, you’ll find that much of what we can do today wasn’t even imaginable about 10 or 15 years ago. And for most people, the idea of living in a smart home still brings on associations of Disney Channel movies of the late 1990s.
But, things have evolved. Today, anyone can afford to invest in home tech and reap its multiple benefits. And while most people’s focus tends to be on savings and security, it turns out that there are many benefits to having a smart bedroom as well.
It’s common knowledge that a good night’s sleep is one of the best things you can do for your health, but if you’re finding it hard to fall (or stay) asleep, maybe your bedroom is to blame.
Follow these tips to keep the busy vibe of the rest of your home from following you into your bedroom.