Larry Ralph Jr
  • Martinsville, IN
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share Twitter

Feed

Loading… Loading feed

 

Larry Ralph Jr's Page

Latest Activity

Kendro Lee commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"I've learned from this blog today. I visit this site again. Were also a building maintenance located in Aus, you can check out our link http://www.delab.com.au/"
May 26
jonna lee commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"Hello guys! I am newly engaged and My fiance and I was wondering what to do. To buy a old house or to build a new house then suddenly I found this blog. Were located in Gold Coast. I will now convince myself to build a new house because of…"
Apr 9
Larry Ralph Jr added the App Like2Link
Mar 1
Larry Ralph Jr added the App Status
Mar 1
Bob Daley commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"Ugh! I read #2 and shuddered--spray foam is great but it should NEVER be used on a damp surface! What a nightmare."
Jan 25, 2013
tedkidd commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"LOL.  My aunt and uncle have four 50 gallon electric water heater in their summer home, with a recirc, that runs 24/7/365.  I suspect the same goes for the electric floors in the 5 bathrooms.   Tom,   I've been down the…"
Apr 12, 2012
tedkidd commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"LOL.  Please give me his number! Seriously, I think people who earn under $150k per year ARE interested because spending $1000 - $3000 too much on energy is a big deal to them.  But they simply don't know the opportunity is that big.…"
Apr 5, 2012
tedkidd commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"I know dude,  "Not my energy bill, and the homeowner's not complaining" is the predominant paradigm.  And those guys don't care that they're spending 4x what's reasonable to heat houses they don't…"
Apr 5, 2012
tedkidd commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"Well, if $5000 energy cost doesn't represent a problem to you, I guess there are no problems.   To me that represents a problem and an opportunity.   And if you don't know what the consumption is, maybe this is a hole in how…"
Apr 5, 2012
tedkidd commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"Hey Tom,  Are you looking in the wrong place for problems?  Looking at the crawlspace and not seeing problems doesn't necessarily mean the crawl space doesn't represent huge problems.  It may just mean you don't have…"
Apr 5, 2012
tedkidd commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"Hi Tom! Is this a summer home, or an all season home? If it's an all season home, what is the annual energy consumption?   (Annual BTU per sf may tell a different story...) "
Apr 5, 2012
Stacy Sand commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"So how do you recommend insulating a crawl space, heating vents and wall in crawl spaces, while keeping the moisture away from the house?"
Apr 5, 2012
tedkidd commented on Larry Ralph Jr's blog post Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs
"Nice post!  "
Apr 5, 2012
Larry Ralph Jr's blog post was featured

Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs

Many homeowners searching the internet for crawlspace repair information end up in home repair forums. While there is some good information out there, there are many examples of bad and outdated advice related to repairing crawlspaces. I have witnessed firsthand the results of unprofessional crawlspace repair and would like to set the record straight on what I consider to be the worst 5 crawlspace repairs I've seen. 1. Adding more foundation vents to the crawlspace - Old buiding codes and bad…See More
Apr 4, 2012
Larry Ralph Jr posted a blog post

Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs

Many homeowners searching the internet for crawlspace repair information end up in home repair forums. While there is some good information out there, there are many examples of bad and outdated advice related to repairing crawlspaces. I have witnessed firsthand the results of unprofessional crawlspace repair and would like to set the record straight on what I consider to be the worst 5 crawlspace repairs I've seen. 1. Adding more foundation vents to the crawlspace - Old buiding codes and bad…See More
Mar 29, 2012
Larry Ralph Jr is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Mar 7, 2012

Profile Information

Company
Indiana Crawl Space Repair
Professional Certification
AMRT, WRT, ASD
Website URL
http://www.indianacrawlspacerepair.com
Blog URL
http://indianacrawlspacerepair.blogspot.com
Twitter ID
IndianaCrawl
Facebook Page
www.facebook.com/indianacrawlspacerepair
Google + Page
plus.google.com/+indianacrawlspacerepairblogspot
LinkedIn Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/company/indiana-crawl-space-repair
Pinterest Page
http://www.pinterest.com/indianacrawl/

Larry Ralph Jr's Blog

Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs

Many homeowners searching the internet for crawlspace repair information end up in home repair forums. While there is some good information out there, there are many examples of bad and outdated advice related to repairing crawlspaces. I have witnessed firsthand the results of unprofessional crawlspace repair and would like to set the record straight on what I consider to be the worst 5 crawlspace repairs I've seen.



1. Adding more foundation vents…

Continue

Posted on March 10, 2014 at 6:54pm — 17 Comments

Comment Wall (1 comment)

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

Join Home Energy Pros

At 9:19am on March 7, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Larry,

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!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo. And add your location on our Member Map!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.

Latest Activity

Stacy Hunt posted an event

High Performance Enclosure Strategies: Part II, New Construction at Online

August 13, 2014 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Please join the Building America Program for our free webinar: High Performance Enclosure…See More
22 minutes ago
Richard Beyer replied to Howard Katzman's discussion UV lights on filters
"Howard, There are numerous manufacturer's who swear these systems work and then you have the…"
9 hours ago
Christopher Morin posted a blog post

How do You Test a TXV?

  Thermostatic Expansion Valves (TEV or TXV), one of the most popular metering devices for…See More
12 hours ago
Howard Katzman posted a discussion

UV lights on filters

I recently saw UV bulb installations in 2 HVAC systems in a home. Each system had the Lennox…See More
14 hours ago
Don Fitchett joined Michael Stuart's group
Thumbnail

INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS

This group is dedicated to knowledge sharing and discussion of infrared thermography for building…See More
14 hours ago
Don Fitchett commented on Diane Chojnowski's group Pinterest
"While most of our (BIN95.com) energy post and boards are industrial related, there are crossovers…"
15 hours ago
Don Fitchett joined Diane Chojnowski's group
Thumbnail

Pinterest

Do you have a Pinterest board for energy topics?Post the link to your Pinterest energy board in the…See More
15 hours ago
Profile IconJosh Guenther, Deborah Green, Kenneth Brooks and 3 more joined Home Energy Pros
16 hours ago
Jim Gunshinan commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post My Energy Upgrade California—The Numbers Are In
"Hi David, to answer one question, the crawlspace was covered with thick poly and the seams were…"
16 hours ago
David Eakin commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post My Energy Upgrade California—The Numbers Are In
"Jim, Maybe a little more detail on the project is in order. You say that your crawlspace is now…"
16 hours ago
Jim Gunshinan commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post My Energy Upgrade California—The Numbers Are In
"Ed, no problem, I caught your meaning. Ted, I made a judgement that a mini split would be the best…"
16 hours ago
tedkidd commented on Jim Gunshinan's blog post My Energy Upgrade California—The Numbers Are In
"That makes sense.   What are your criteria/metrics for determining what might be the…"
16 hours ago

© 2014   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service