Due to moisture problems in our crawlspace we installed a remote thermoter/humidity sensor in our crawlspace.
We live in Virginia and recently the temps have been unseasonably high and we're continuing to see a lot of rain.
We have the 70/30 auto temp vents that open and shut when they hit certain temps. I'm assuming they'v reopened and that is why the humidity in our crawl is hitting 70%.
My biggest question is how to control the general humidity. From what I'm reading, it sounds like people recommend for folks that live in humid climates not to vent their crawlspaces yet County code requires this and most people that I've dealt with locally recommend it.
My second question is that we had to remove our insulation in the crawl (between the joists) due to moisture penetration. We were told to wait until Spring to see if our moisture problem was remedied (add'l vent was installed as was fanned vent). Also, our insulation guy said that it wouldn't hurt to wait. I'm concerned that the humidity in the crawl could be damaging to our subflooring. Any thoughts on this?
My final question is who can I contact (i.e. what type of professional) to determine how to fix my crawlspace water problems once and for all (I just want to get it behind me so I don't have to worry about it).
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