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nealtw

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Thanks. Mold on animal dropping makes sense.
It's been flooded down there during the winter for years. I finally saw water recently flowing from the center of the crawlspace. I dug down about five inches and there was standing water, seeping in from somewhere I couldn't tell. I put a sump pump right there, and it alleviates the situation - a little. I'm not sure if putting poly down there would do any good. Possibly an underground spring and high water table during heavy rains. The place is a real mess...uneven ground, tree roots,
 

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You need a perimeter drain inside or outside about 8" below the dirt level inside. and either find a place to run that to or pump it. An unhealthy house can lead to unhealthy occupants.
 

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