Mold, Mildew, or Musty Smells

Have you had mold remediation done only to see the mold come back? Are you thinking about paying a contractor to remediate mold or considering encapsulating your crawlspace? Re-mediating mold or encapsulating your crawlspace without finding the root cause can be a costly mistake. Moisture issues can stem from a variety of different problems and no two homes need the same solution.

One problem causing smells is a damp crawl space

We recommend contacting one of our building technicians to identify the source of smells before you take on costly repairs. 

Some things to consider when trying to fix mold, mildew or musty smells.

  • Do you know how well your HVAC ducts are sealed?
  • Are your ducts sufficiently insulated?
  • Do you know if your HVAC unit was properly sized?
  • Is air from your crawlspace or basement leaking into your living space?

Contact your local Elm Energy Group office to talk about your mold, mildew or musty smells. Ask about scheduling a home visit or a home energy audit to find the source of the problem. It's your first and best step towards having a high performance home. 

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