Crawl Space Gallery

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Hanging / fallen floor insulation: animal / moisture present; Inefficient insulation: feces - Health Hazard

Hanging / fallen floor insulation:  animal / moisture present; Inefficient insulation: feces - Health Hazard

Collapsing Support Piers

Collapsing Support Piers

Deteriorated rim joist under exterior door

Deteriorated rim joist under exterior door

High moisture reading in a rotted floor joist

High moisture reading in a rotted floor joist

Water leaking through foundation vent and through wall

Water leaking through foundation vent and through wall

Termite tubes

Termite tubes

Termite tubes hanging down toward the soil

Termite tubes hanging down toward the soil

Termite tubes on floor joists

Termite tubes on floor joists

Water filled fallen HVAC duct

Water filled fallen HVAC duct

Dead rodent

Dead rodent

Hanging / fallen floor insulation: animal / moisture present

Hanging / fallen floor insulation:  animal / moisture present

Camel crickets love high humidity of a crawl space

Camel crickets love high humidity of a crawl space

Pin hole leak in the copper pipe

Pin hole leak in the copper pipe

Condensation dripping from metal ductwork: High humidity

Condensation dripping from metal ductwork: High humidity

Improperly cut floor joist: No support

Improperly cut floor joist:  No support

Broken floor joist

Broken floor joist

HVAC duct open to crawl space: CS air enters heating system

HVAC duct open to crawl space: CS air enters heating system

Support post with no footings

Support post with no footings

Support pier oriented in the wrong direction

Support pier oriented in the wrong direction

Efflorescence / Moisture intrusion through wall

Efflorescence / Moisture intrusion through wall

Crack in foundation wall

Crack in foundation wall

This humidifier not meant for CS: Possible fire hazard

This humidifier not meant for CS: Possible fire hazard

Decayed floor joists

Decayed floor joists

Termite / decayed beams

Termite / decayed beams

Debris hiding old buried oil tank

Debris hiding old buried oil tank

Termite tubes

Termite tubes

Horizontal crack: Serious structural issue

Horizontal crack:  Serious structural issue

Termite damage

Termite damage

High humidity in crawl space

High humidity in crawl space

Old remodeling debris in CS: needs removal

Old remodeling debris in CS: needs removal

Floor joist decay: floor dropping

Floor joist decay: floor dropping

Floor joist and rim board deteriorated

Floor joist and rim board deteriorated

Foundation wall crack

Foundation wall crack

Floor joist decay

Floor joist decay

Rim board deterioration

Rim board deterioration

Splitting floor joist: Floors not level above

Splitting floor joist: Floors not level above

Deteriorated mortar between bricks

Deteriorated mortar between bricks

Large foundation wall vertical crack

Large foundation wall vertical crack

Water enters Foundation vent

Water enters Foundation vent

Water damage under sliding exterior door

Water damage under sliding exterior door

Moisture intrusion through foundation wall

Moisture intrusion through foundation wall

Dryer vent is clogged: not a straight run

Dryer vent is clogged: not a straight run

Cracked floor joist

Cracked floor joist

Cracked floor decayed joist

Cracked floor decayed joist

Cracked floor decayed joist

Cracked floor decayed joist

Cracked floor joist

Cracked floor joist

Improperly cut floor joist

Improperly cut floor joist

Cracked floor joist

Cracked floor joist

Decayed joist

Decayed joist

Improper pier

Improper pier

Improperly notched joists

Improperly notched joists

Water intrusion: decay and mold under exterior door

Water intrusion: decay and mold under exterior door

Insulation is soaked with condensate water; Ideal conditions for mold, wood rot and pests

Insulation is soaked with condensate water;    Ideal conditions for mold, wood rot and pests

Condensate dripping and pooling in crawl space; High humidity moisture trapped by closed foundation vents

Condensate dripping and pooling  in crawl space;  High humidity moisture trapped by closed foundation vents

Floor joists completely soaked with water (condensate)

Floor joists completely soaked with water (condensate)

Floor joist splitting: saturated wood

Floor joist splitting: saturated wood