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Why Does My Aurora Crawl Space Smell Musty?

Aurora, IL – the second most populated city in Illinois has the nickname “City of Lights” and has an impressive collection of architecture from Frank Lloyd Wright, Ludwig Miles van der Rohe, and many others. While the designs of the houses may vary, the existence of a basement or crawl space is very common, as they are present in a large number of homes throughout Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. If your home includes a crawl space, it is also common that it will emanate a musty smell, which can result from excess moisture, humidity and gases permeating your unsealed crawl space. Although this can be an issue throughout the year, the problem can be particularly noticeable when your house is closed up during the cold winter or hot summer months.

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