hi, I have excess moisture in my old house (~ 1930s) crawl space. It
has a very small cellar and the rest is a crawl space that is only
about 16 inches and includes plenty of barriers such as ducts and
plumbing, and has only 2 vents. It seems that it would be good to
place a vapor barrier and possibly close vents and possibly add a
dehumidifier BUT due to the low crawl space it would be somewhere
between extremely difficult to impossible to install a vapor barrier.
Any suggestions? Thanks!
Lawrence, thanks for the reply. By excess moisture I mean, the house
(~ 700 square ft), smells musty and the cellar door (iron) has a ton of
condensation on it when you open. The small cellar (~ 100 square foot)
also smell very musty. The home too seems to have a lot of moisture
(crackers, chips, etc go stale quickly) which I presume to be coming
from the crawl space. Any ideas?
m, thanks, interesting suggestion, but not all of the space is
available through the sellar to push roles through (only two areas to
access the rest of crawl space). And don't know of any ultra thin
folks either :-)
m Ransley wrote:
Mark, thanks for responding. It has an earth floor in the crawl space
portion (about 600 square feet) of the 700 square foot home. I would
install a barrier but there is almost no room to work with only 16
inches height in crawl space with plumbing and duct work in the way on
top of it.
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