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Top 7 Worst Crawl Space Repairs

Many homeowners searching the internet for crawlspace repair information end up in home repair forums. While there is some good information out there, there are many examples of bad and outdated advice related to repairing crawlspaces. I have witnessed firsthand the results of unprofessional crawlspace repair and would like to set the record straight on what I consider to be the worst 5 crawlspace repairs I've seen.



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David Butler replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Static pressure drop through a straight length of pipe is a function of friction rate, and friction…"
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Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Apparently the air passing over the PVC creates a strong static field that in turn impedes air flow."
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David Butler replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
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Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Thanks David - I was going to look at PVC for the HRV but was cautioned against it, not because of…"
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David Butler replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
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Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
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