How Your Basement and Crawl Space Affect Your Indoor Air Quality

The type of foundation used to build the home, as well as how well it is maintained and kept dry, can affect the indoor air quality of the home. Fortunately, you can keep your basement and crawlspace maintained by scheduling crawlspace waterproofing or basement waterproofing in Baltimore. Watch this video to learn more about how the basement and crawlspace affect indoor air quality.

Mold can start to grow if too much moisture gets into the crawlspace or basement. To avoid needing mold removal services, schedule sump pump maintenance every year. Furthermore, route the dryer exhaust outside the home, rather than in the basement or crawl space. Lastly, have your crawlspace or basement inspected annually, or if you notice signs of water damage, such as water spots, a musty smell, or visible mold growth.