Crawlspace Defects

Substandard framing is one of the larger concerns when inspecting a crawlspace. Moisture control is another significant concern as the area can be a dark, damp and stagnant. Improper moisture control and ventilation can lead to mold growth and wood rot.

Common issues

  • Poorly supported framing

  • Posts in contact with concrete/soil

  • Improper notching of framing

  • Missing insulation & fallen insulation

  • Missing or incomplete vapor barrier

  • Water pooling on crawlspace floor

  • Water damage at framing

  • Wood debris on crawlspace floor

  • Lack of ventilation