Construction Podcast 20: Ventilation best practices
In this PROcast, Justin Wilson explains the necessity of ventilation best practices for properly ventilating a home. The building scientist emphasizes that whatever gets into the crawlspace — dust, moisture or rodents — can get into the home. Crawlspaces can get very wet, and when it comes to ventilating a crawlspace best practices, Wilson explains that proper drainage, paired with sealing the floor and walls, can make a huge difference. Host David Dovell, a remodeling contractor, adds his experiences, too. On a final note, Wilson says contractors should treat a crawlspace like the rest of a home.