About Richard Herron

Most successful businessmen wouldn’t dream of trading in their suits and ties for a pair of coveralls to crawl under other people’s homes. Fortunately for the customers of Puget Sound’s fastest-growing home insulation retrofit company, Richard’s a little different than most. Don’t be surprised if you see Richard show up and check in on his Estimator or put on a pair of coveralls to visit the crew’s that are working on your project – it’s just another day at the office for the owner of Crawl Pros.

Shut Tight: Why A Sealed Crawl Space Protects Your Home

2019-03-20T11:50:44-08:00

The health of your home depends on a sealed crawl space.  From energy efficiency to healthy air it is imperative to have healthy crawl space.   Find out why here. Don't buy it if it doesn't have a basement! That's the cry of children everywhere when their parents start shopping for a new home. At least that's what we said when our parents shopped for a home. We wanted our own place where we could play hide-and-seek- and build blanket forts without our parents bothering us. Basements have been around for centuries but grew in popularity in the U.S. starting in

Shut Tight: Why A Sealed Crawl Space Protects Your Home2019-03-20T11:50:44-08:00

7 Signs Its Time for Your Crawl Space to to Get an Insulation Replacement

2019-03-15T18:18:38-08:00

When to Get an Insulation ReplacementThe insulation in your crawl space can only last so long before it needs to be replaced. Know the signs of insulation replacement before it's too late. Crawl Pros Team Performing Crawl Space Insulation Replacement Of all the ways to make a home energy efficient, insulating is number 1. Insulation stops outside air from coming into your home. Thus, your heat and air system doesn’t need to work as hard to maintain the temperature inside.Most of us know about insulating walls and windows to seal a home. But what about attics and crawl spaces? Crawl space insulation

7 Signs Its Time for Your Crawl Space to to Get an Insulation Replacement2019-03-15T18:18:38-08:00

Warm and Cozy? Your Guide to Insulation Types for Your Attic

2019-03-07T13:48:43-08:00

Although there are many insulation types out there, Northwest homes are best suited for attic insulation designed to meet our cool, wet and humid winters and dry summers.  Read more to find the best attic insulation for your home. If you're trying to save money on your home energy bills, you may be using your home's heating and cooling systems less. But did you know that there's a much better (and more comfortable) way to save money and keep your home at the ideal temperature? Believe it or not, installing reliable attic insulation is your ticket to lower bills and more

Warm and Cozy? Your Guide to Insulation Types for Your Attic2019-03-07T13:48:43-08:00

The Best Way to Insulate A Crawl Space for Energy Efficiency

2019-03-07T13:48:54-08:00

Several factors go into deciding the the best way to insulate a crawl space.  Some factors are helpful, others can be harmful.  Choose the proper methods and realize 15% to 20% in energy savings. About 15% of homes built have a crawl space. But when looking at home construction regionally, almost half the of homes on the Pacific Coast have a crawl space. To make your home more energy efficient you should put insulation in your crawl space. But you shouldn't have just anyone but any kind of insulation in there. Keep reading to learn about the best way to insulate a crawl

The Best Way to Insulate A Crawl Space for Energy Efficiency2019-03-07T13:48:54-08:00

Friend or Fungi? 10 Types of Mold in Your Home That You Need to Know

2019-03-07T13:49:08-08:00

Several types of mold are common in the Northwest and can be toxic and dangerous if found in your crawl space or attic. Here’s a rundown of various types of molds and some steps you should take if these are found in your home. Have you noticed a strange tinge on your walls? That's not what they're supposed to look like, you know. Mold is an unfortunate consequence of high humidity, bad ventilation, and water leaks. Often, it pops up quickly and quietly. Usually, it's fairly unharmful, but if left for too long, it can become a major concern to the

Friend or Fungi? 10 Types of Mold in Your Home That You Need to Know2019-03-07T13:49:08-08:00

The Ultimate Guide to Crawl Space Water Removal

2019-03-07T13:49:20-08:00

Heavy rainfall and flooding can wreck havoc in your crawl space. Crawl space water removal is a high priority since the moisture can cause mold and may impact your insulation and foundation.The easiest method of crawl space water removal is, of course, to prevent in from happening in the first place.Even though most water damage in your home’s crawl space can be avoided, it does happen frequently in Northwest homes.When you find water in your crawl space a lot goes into removing the water. Even the most daring DIY devotees will have a hard time to tackle it. It takes science-backed

The Ultimate Guide to Crawl Space Water Removal2019-03-07T13:49:20-08:00

Crawl Pros Earns 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award

2019-01-29T19:06:00-08:00

Crawl Pros is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted 2018  Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2018.“Service pros that receive our 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award represent the best in our network, who are consistently making great customer service their mission,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “These pros have provided exceptional service to our members and absolutely deserve recognition for the exemplary customer service they exhibited in the past year.”She further stated “companies that can meet

Crawl Pros Earns 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award2019-01-29T19:06:00-08:00

Keep Your Head Above Water: The Importance of Using a Crawl Space Sump Pump

2019-02-01T09:10:48-08:00

Do you find yourself worrying about water in your crawl space?  It's a common worry during the wet Northwest winters and is completely founded given that this water can lead to mold and structural damage.  A sump pump is an excellent solution for flooded areas and to prevent flooding in the first place. Find out more about why you need a crawl space sump pump. When you're dealing with water damage, you're talking about home repairs that end up costing several thousand dollars at the minimum. While it's frustrating to know that you have so many potential problems to deal with

Keep Your Head Above Water: The Importance of Using a Crawl Space Sump Pump2019-02-01T09:10:48-08:00

How a Crawlspace Vapor Barrier Benefits Your Home’s Health

2019-01-08T08:15:52-08:00

A crawlspace vapor barrier can cut moisture problems in half, leaving your home better protected from mold and water damage. Thinking about installing a crawlspace vapor barrier? Wondering how it can improve your home? Adding vapor barrier to your crawlspace comes with a lot of benefits that you need to be aware of. Vapor barriers don't just help improve the health of your home but can help improve your personal health and safety in some big ways as well. Below we'll look at the top ways that a crawlspace vapor barrier can benefit your home's health. 1. Keep Moisture Out One of the

How a Crawlspace Vapor Barrier Benefits Your Home’s Health2019-01-08T08:15:52-08:00

10 Signs You Have a Serious Rodent Infestation in Your Attic

2019-01-07T14:25:21-08:00

Do you suspect you have a rodent infestation? Rodents can cause diseases that can put you and your family at risk so you need to deal with them right away. They're crafty though, so how do you find them once you feel like they are there? Mice leave an unpleasant odor. They also leave holes in your clothes and wooden drawers, create nests, and leave grease marks and little footprints. They'll make your pets go a little haywire as well. Have you been seeing these things in your home? In this article, we're going over the common signs and more so

10 Signs You Have a Serious Rodent Infestation in Your Attic2019-01-07T14:25:21-08:00