A French drain is one way to handle standing water, but is it the best method for a crawlspace? Danny and Joe share their thoughts.

Danny and Joe welcome callers’ questions each week on the Today’s Homeowner Radio Show.

Here’s a question from our Dec. 22 broadcast:

Annette in North Carolina says, “After heavy rains which we have had a lot of lately, I have standing water in my crawlspace. I was told by a contractor a few months ago that the flooring at the back of my house was holding too much moisture. What is the best solution? French drain or vapor barrier or something else?”

Listen to the embedded audio clip above for the answer!
Read the blog from the Dec. 22 show and listen to the full broadcast here

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Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio, TodaysHomeowner.com, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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