Adam Swain
  • Greenwood, IN
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share
  • Blogs (5)
  • Discussions
  • Events
  • Groups
  • Photos (3)
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos
 

Adam Swain's Page

Latest Activity

Adam Swain posted a blog post

Top 5 Tips For Hiring A Crawl Space Contractor

A homes crawl space is one of the few places most homeowners try to avoid at all cost, and for good reason. They are dark, nasty, wet, smelly places for the most part. Because of this, most homeowners take an "out of sight out of mind" approach to their homes crawl space. But homeowners who have issues such as standing water, mold, foundation problems, and structural wood damage do not have the luxury of ignoring their crawl space. Ignoring crawl space issues such as those mentioned can lead to…See More
Jun 21, 2016
Adam Swain posted a blog post

Top 5 Ways To Waterproof Your Crawl Space

Maintaining a dry crawl space is one of the most important steps a homeowner can take to help prevent costly repairs down the road. A wet crawl space can lead to mold growth, structural wood rot, musty smells, and even foundation failure. These types of problems can also be caused by excessive moisture in a crawl space. Standing water or even excessive moisture in a crawl space can be caused by a few different reasons. During heavy rains water can seep up into the crawl space from the dirt…See More
Feb 1, 2016
John Porter commented on Adam Swain's blog post Top Worst Crawl Space Insulation Ideas
"Here in New England air sealing the crawl space is important since the crawl space stays cool all year round and the warm moist summer air that is drawn into the crawl space will result in high relative humidity and condensation. I generally…"
Jan 6, 2015
Kent Mitchell commented on Adam Swain's blog post Top Worst Crawl Space Insulation Ideas
"Hi Adam - It sounds like you may be referring to enclosed crawlspaces - Here in the NW we've steered away from them as moisture is a serious issue, so we vent nearly 100% of them.  We also have radon issues here so we use a combination of…"
Nov 22, 2014
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Adam Swain
"Hi Adam, Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!…"
Nov 22, 2014
Tom Mallard commented on Adam Swain's blog post Top Worst Crawl Space Insulation Ideas
"In the Northwest people use a vapor barrier on the dirt, thick black plastic the usual choice so you can crawl on it and not tear it; this may even be code here not sure on that but very common. This of course only deals with moisture and helps a…"
Nov 6, 2014
Eric Kjelshus commented on Adam Swain's blog post Top Worst Crawl Space Insulation Ideas
"6) Radiant barrier- under the gravel is just a barrier but with holes each square inch its not a barrier.  7) Rolls of 4 foot x 300 foot fiberglass skraps used on metal building then used on floor or walls of foundation walls 8) scrap foam from…"
Oct 30, 2014
Adam Swain's blog post was featured

Top Worst Crawl Space Insulation Ideas

With winter right around the corner, many of us start looking at various ways to reduce heat loss and improve energy savings. One of the most common practices of improving energy savings is by installing or improving our homes insulation. This is especially true for those of us who have the luxury of living above a crawl space. Installing or improving crawl space insulation can be very beneficial. But it can also have expensive, negative effects if not done correctly. Here is a list of a few…See More
Oct 28, 2014
Adam Swain posted a blog post

Top Worst Crawl Space Insulation Ideas

With winter right around the corner, many of us start looking at various ways to reduce heat loss and improve energy savings. One of the most common practices of improving energy savings is by installing or improving our homes insulation. This is especially true for those of us who have the luxury of living above a crawl space. Installing or improving crawl space insulation can be very beneficial. But it can also have expensive, negative effects if not done correctly. Here is a list of a few…See More
Oct 28, 2014
Adam Swain posted a blog post

Top 3 Overlooked Ways To Save Money on Energy

One of the most expensive aspects of being a homeowner, other than a mortgage, is money spent toward heating and cooling your home. It becomes a balancing act of sorts, trying to find that perfect comfort level in your home. As many homeowners know, finding that comfort level proves even more difficult with the more people living in your home. As homeowners we look for every advantage to achieve this comfort level while at the same time trying to save money on our energy cost. This is…See More
Oct 22, 2014
Adam Swain posted photos
Oct 22, 2014
Adam Swain is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Oct 21, 2014

Profile Information

Company
SwainCo. Crawl Space and Basement Repair
Professional Certification
Certified Crawl Space Expert, Certified Basement Expert
Professional Interests
Crawl space repair solutions
Basement waterproofing solutions
Website URL
http://www.swaincollc.com
Blog URL
http://indianacrawlspaces.blogspot.com
Twitter ID
@swaincoofindy
Facebook Page
https://facebook.com/crawlspacerepairs
Google + Page
https://plus.google.com/104071945871468972508

Adam Swain's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Adam Swain's Blog

Top Safest Ways To Remove Crawl Space Mold

Posted on January 30, 2017 at 1:20pm 0 Comments

Living in a home with a crawl space can be an adventure some times. And those of us that do have a crawl space know all too well the costly problems that a crawl space can bring. One of the worst of all crawl space problems is mold growth. Crawl spaces can be a breeding ground for mold. The main reason for this is because of the fact that many crawl spaces are prone to moisture and water. Reducing or eliminating…

Continue

Top 5 Tips For Hiring A Crawl Space Contractor

Posted on June 21, 2016 at 5:09pm 0 Comments

A homes crawl space is one of the few places most homeowners try to avoid at all cost, and for good reason. They are dark, nasty, wet, smelly places for the most part. Because of this, most homeowners take an "out of sight out of mind" approach to their homes crawl space. But homeowners who have issues such as standing water, mold, foundation problems, and structural wood damage do not have the luxury of ignoring their crawl space. Ignoring crawl space issues such as those mentioned can lead…

Continue

Top 5 Ways To Waterproof Your Crawl Space

Posted on February 1, 2016 at 4:02pm 0 Comments

Maintaining a dry crawl space is one of the most important steps a homeowner can take to help prevent costly repairs down the road. A wet crawl space can lead to mold growth, structural wood rot, musty smells, and even foundation failure. These types of problems can also be caused by excessive moisture in a crawl space. Standing water or even excessive moisture in a crawl space can be caused by a few different reasons. During heavy rains water can seep up into the crawl space from the dirt…

Continue

Top Worst Crawl Space Insulation Ideas

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 11:40am 4 Comments

With winter right around the corner, many of us start looking at various ways to reduce heat loss and improve energy savings. One of the most common practices of improving energy savings is by installing or improving our homes insulation. This is especially true for those of us who have the luxury of living above a crawl space. Installing or improving crawl space insulation can be very beneficial. But it can also have expensive, negative effects if not done correctly. Here is a list of a few…

Continue

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Home Energy Pros to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

At 8:37am on November 22, 2014, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Adam,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

Groups

Latest Activity

Kelly Vaughn posted a blog post
13 hours ago
Home Performance Coalition commented on Lindsay Bachman's event 2017 HPC Southeast Conference & Trade Show
"There's still time to register for the 2017 HPC Southeast Regional Conference this Thursday…"
13 hours ago
Home Performance Coalition posted photos
16 hours ago
Profile IconJames Hutto, Home Performance Coalition, Ken Goodrich and 1 more joined Home Energy Pros
16 hours ago
Victor Rols Lindsay commented on Building Performance Institute's group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"Does anyone know what/ how/ where in Ontario Canada to become BPI certified? The contact I have in…"
Sunday
Victor Rols Lindsay joined Building Performance Institute's group
Thumbnail

Building Performance Institute (BPI)

BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization…See More
Sunday
Safe-R Insulation commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post Rock Wool Insulation for Floor of High Performance Tiny House
"Thanks for sharing this much information about roof wall…"
Saturday
Lindsay Bachman's 4 events were featured
Friday

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

© 2017   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service