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Old 06-20-2012, 12:26 PM   #1
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Have a crawl space under my addition on my house, I have some lumber and siding stored down there. Right now it has a sand floor, I have a 15x 33 old pool cover that I was going to throw out.
Will I screw anything up with the ventilation or anything else if I spread that pool cover out as a floor covering?
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Well by code (just about by any that we work by now) you are not supposed to store anything under there, especially not any cellulose (wood products or debris).

Can you find an area outside that you can put the lumber on skids and maybe sticker each level so they can breath?

Put the pool liner on top to shade from sun but allow air to circulate.


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If it's an enclosed crawl space there was suppost to be 6 mil. plastic on the ground as a vaper barrier to prevent fungus from growing on the floor joist.

Anything metal stored under there's going to rust and woods going to attract termites and mold up.
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Ok , I'll take the wood out, could still keep long pieces of house siding diwn there correct??
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