Crawl spaces are known for being dark and dank but this phenomenon can cause moisture and humidity issues within your below-grade space.
Excessive humidity in your crawl space can lead to many problems including mold growth, pest infestations, and health issues for your family. Learn more about how this problem starts in your crawl space and what you can do to fix it.
The stack effect refers to the process in which hot air leaves the home through your attic and upper levels. As it does, a vacuum is created below, and new air is pulled upwards through the basement, crawl space, and lower levels.