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Moisture in Crawl SpacesAuthor(s): Anton TenWolde; Samuel V. Glass
Source: Wood Design Focus, Volume 23, Number 3, fall issue 2013; pp. 11-17.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionCrawl space foundations can be designed and built to avoid moisture problems. In this article we provide a brief overview of crawl spaces with emphasis on the physics of moisture. We review trends that have been observed in the research literature and summarize cur-rent recommendations for moisture control in crawl spaces.
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CitationTenWolde, Anton; Glass, Samuel V. 2013. Moisture in Crawl Spaces. Wood Design Focus, Volume 23. Number 3, fall issue 2013; pp. 11-17.
KeywordsCrawl space, moisture, moisture control, dampness in buildings, wood floor, raised floor
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