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Crawl spaces collect and condense water vapor. Crawl space ventilation is necessary to prevent mildew or rot. Vapor barriers may provide better protection than crawlspace vents.

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Bathroom exhaust fans are vital components of your home's ventilation system. Bathroom fans not only exhaust offensive odors, they also pipe vast amounts of humid air to the exterior of your home. Bathroom vent fans come in all types and sizes, but I prefer the ones that have the fan motor located in the attic. These residential bathroom exhaust fans are the quietest ones I have ever used, and they are extremely powerful.

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How To Get the Best Contractor Crawlspace Encapsulation TIPS Lots of incorrect info out there Bare soil pumps up water constantly¬† Rectangle vents all but worthless Cover soil with special plastic CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: My head is spinning from all of the conflicting information I'm seeing online […]

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Venting your clothes dryer directly into the garage could be a building-code violation and a bad idea. Dryer vents exhaust a large amount of water vapor. Putting this condensation into your garage could create rust on unpainted surfaces, and worse, mold inside the walls and ceiling. Clothes-dryer venting should be to the outside.

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Bathroom exhaust fans can dump cold air into rooms if they are not installed correctly. There are several places the cold air enters the bathroom fan exhaust pipe and room. Inferior, low-quality fans are often the problem.

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Cold Air Bath Exhaust Fan TIPS Fan dampers designed to stop mice, not air Spray smooth metal exhaust pipe with magic¬†foam Exhaust pipe should exit side wall of house Roof exhaust is good in no-snow areas CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter David Teal lives in Woodville, Ohio. He has a problem […]

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Mario Gonzalez is suffering from a hot mobile home in San Diego, CA. He's probably so hot he can't make the connection between his hot home and his car. Here's what he sent: "I've noticed that my mobile home gets hotter during summer than the outside temperature. I feel the hot air that builds up […]

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