Crawl Space Entrance
Insufficient crawl space entrance, pests, cold air, moisture and rain can all get in through this. The wood is also not reliable as a seal.
Inside the Crawl Space
In this image, the inside of the open vents are visible.
Dampness in Crawl Space
Moisture and standing water in the crawl space.
Mold growing on wood in the crawl space.
View of an old, rotted out beam that the homeowner reenforced. Their entire home is resting on top of these boards that are constantly in contact with moisture.
Closeup of mold on the boards.
Another view of the nasty standing water in the crawl space.
Comparison shot of the recently replaced beams vs. the old, moisture-damaged beams.
Thick mold on this beam.
Soggy, hanging insulation caused by moisture in the crawl space.