Crawl Space Encapsulation & Drainage Systems

With years of experience in the industry, we have the knowledge and expertise to handle any crawl space project, from inspections and maintenance to repairs and renovations.

Crawl Space Encapsulation and Repairs

Crawl space encapsulation is crucial for maintaining a healthy and moisture-controlled environment in your home. Here are some key reasons why encapsulation is needed for crawl spaces:

Moisture Control

Crawl spaces are prone to moisture intrusion, which can lead to mold growth, wood rot, and structural damage. Encapsulation with a high-quality vapor barrier helps prevent moisture from seeping into the crawl space, keeping it dry and free from issues caused by excess humidity.

Durability

A proper crawl space encapsulation system, including a durable vapor barrier like the SilverBackā„¢ brand, can withstand the wear and tear of foot traffic in the crawl space. Thin plastic vapor barriers commonly found in hardware stores may tear easily and not provide long-lasting protection.

Longevity

Investing in a quality vapor barrier for crawl space encapsulation can provide long-term benefits. While cheaper options may need to be replaced every few years, a premium vapor barrier can last for 25 years or more, ensuring sustained protection against moisture and other hazards.

Odor Prevention

Using a polyethylene vapor barrier instead of PVC can help prevent off-gassing and unpleasant odors in your crawl space and home. PVC liners can emit strong odors similar to pool liners, which can be bothersome to occupants. By choosing a polyethylene vapor barrier, you can minimize the potential for odors and ensure a cleaner, healthier indoor environment.

Energy Efficiency

Crawl space encapsulation can also contribute to improved energy efficiency in your home. By sealing off the crawl space and preventing air infiltration, you can reduce energy loss through the floor and lower your heating and cooling costs.

Overall, crawl space encapsulation is not just about laying down a plastic barrier; it is about creating a controlled environment that protects your home from moisture, mold, odors, and other issues.

Investing in a quality encapsulation system is a smart decision that can provide long-term benefits for your home and family.

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Crawl Space Access

Accessing crawlspaces can be achieved through dedicated access doors in the foundation, small openings inside the house, or exterior access points like vents or hatches. Each option presents its own advantages and challenges, with access doors offering convenience, interior openings providing discreet entry points, and exterior access points offering ease of use but vulnerability to weather and security concerns. Regardless of the chosen method, ensuring safe and secure access is crucial for maintaining the home effectively.

Turtl Crawl Space Access System

The Turtl Crawl Space Access System offers a durable and weather-resistant solution for accessing crawlspaces. With its innovative design and materials, the Turtl provides homeowners with a secure and low-maintenance option for accessing and maintaining their crawlspaces.

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Crawl Space Drainage

A reliable sump pump is essential for crawl spaces as it helps prevent water damage and mold growth by efficiently removing excess moisture. During heavy rains or flooding, a good sump pump can prevent water from accumulating in the crawl space, thus protecting the structural integrity of the home and preserving indoor air quality. Regular maintenance and proper installation of a sump pump ensure it functions effectively, providing peace of mind for homeowners concerned about water infiltration.

We use Pro Series Pumps which features:

  • S3033 Primary-Cast Iron/Stainless Steel Construction
  • Activates pump to exercise and extend pump life
  • Pump run time is adjustable
  • Can accommodate two standby batteries to double the run time
  • USB Data Port and Remote Terminal allows the unit to connect to one of many devices