Insufficient ventilation under the house can lead to high subfloor moisture levels. This, in turn, can lead to problems such as rot, corrosion, borer infestation, loss of insulation performance and reduced durability in building materials.
This bulletin outlines ways to avoid the build-up of moisture levels in subfloor spaces and how to manage the moisture that does occur.
The bulletin covers:
Publication date: February 2016 Keywords: condensation, floor, foundations, ground clearance, moisture, mould, ventilation, weathertight