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CRAWL SPACES

Monday, August 26, 2019

Here’s links to a collection of our blog posts about “CRAWL SPACES":

Is white mold on wood in a crawl space dangerous?

Should I buy a house with a crawl space?  

• Is the crawl space under a house required to be ventilated if the floor is concrete? 

• How much ventilation is required for the under-floor crawl space of a home? 

What does a home inspector look for in the crawl space under a home? 


Is it safe to go under a mobile home?

What is the code requirement for the height and width of an access opening to the crawl space under a house? 

• Does code require water pipes in a crawl space to be insulated? 

Why does venting a clothes dryer into a garage, attic, or crawl space cause problems? 

• When were receptacle outlets in the crawlspace under a home first required to be GFCI? 

What is the minimum height above ground for wood floor joists and girders/beams? 

 Why is it a mistake to store lumber in the crawl space under a house? 

What are the minimum access openings for a termite (WDO) inspector in Florida for a crawl space and attic, and within these spaces? 

What does a home inspector look for when examining a mobile home crawl space? 

Is it acceptable for an air conditioning condensate drain line to terminate under the house? 

When were receptacle outlets in the crawlspace under a home first required to be GFCI? 

• Does a home inspector go into the crawl space under the house?

What is code for minimum height of crawl space from ground to bottom of floor joists? 

• What is the minimum height of the crawl space under a mobile home? 

Is it normal for a mobile home crawl space to be damp in Florida? 

• What are skirting access panel code requirements for a manufactured-mobile home?

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