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The Benefits Of Winterizing Your Pacific NW Home

The Benefits Of Winterizing Your Pacific NW Home

It's fall! And before we know it, it will be time to hunker down with cozy blankets, our favorite reads or maybe just a good cup of hot tea. Whatever winter looks like for you, the temperatures are sure to drop well below those summer highs and that means we need to...

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Will Homeowners Insurance Pay For Crawl Space Damage

Will Homeowners Insurance Pay For Crawl Space Damage

Typically, standard homeowners insurance does not pay for crawl space damage caused by water or vermin and there are varying reasons as to why. Here we will explain common causes for crawl space damage and if standard homeowners insurance will cover them. Water Damage...

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Why Do Homes Have A Crawl Space?

Why Do Homes Have A Crawl Space?

Depending on where you live, homes are either built with a basement, crawl space or on top of a concrete slab. There’s reasons for all three but in the Pacific Northwest you’ll more likely to see homes built with a basement or a crawl space. Here we will look at all...

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Do Crawl Spaces Need to be Encapsulated

Do Crawl Spaces Need to be Encapsulated

Does your home have a crawl space? Have you ever wondered about the condition of your crawl space or if your crawl space is affecting the energy efficiency of your home? Crawl spaces are a common foundational aspect of residential homes that when not...

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5 Reasons To Keep Your Crawl Space Clean

5 Reasons To Keep Your Crawl Space Clean

Think of your crawl space as the ‘gut’ of your household. Just like our bodies ‘gut’ health is pivotal in maintaining a healthy mind and body, so is the maintenance of a homes crawl space pivotal in maintaining a healthy and safe household. We discuss why homes have a...

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The Youngest Member of Get Smart Rat Solutions

A lot of people comment on how impressed they are by the knowledge and maturity that our young employees have on rodent control. The secret is to train them young. Here we train our 8 year old son on the basics of crawl space clean outs. Learn more about our crawl...

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Tips To Keeping The Air In Your Home Clean

Tips To Keeping The Air In Your Home Clean

Does your homes’ air quality feel stagnant? Do you sometimes wonder if your home smells and feels fresh to those who visit? Do your allergies always seem to be a problem? The quality of your indoor air matters, especially if you suffer from allergies. Being able to do...

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How Crawl Spaces Affect Your Home Air Quality

How Crawl Spaces Affect Your Home Air Quality

Your Crawlspace Could be Contaminating Your Indoor Air   Have you ever heard of the Stack Effect? The Stack Effect is when water and excess moisture build up within your crawl space creating high levels of humidity. As the air warms, water vapor is...

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