Solutions for a wet, nasty crawl Space
Did you know that 50 percent of the air you breathe upstairs in your home comes from the lower level? This includes your crawl space. Whether you use your crawlspace for extra storage or have never set foot in the space, it is important that the conditions there be addressed in a professional way to avoid serious issues in the home. Consider SouthernDry's professional crawl space repair services to help fix your issues. Some common symptoms to look for to determine if you have problems in your crawl space include:
- Musty odors in the lower level and upper living space.
- Insect or rodent infestation
- Poor indoor air quality
- Sweating or excess condensation on ductwork
- Wood rot
- Cold, uncomfortable or buckling floors
- Mold and mildew
It is important to understand that there are many stages and options for proper crawl space repair. Sealing the crawlspace with an encapsulation system, adding vent covers, and replacing old crawl space doors can combat the issues listed above permanently. With encapsulation, a heavy-duty vapor barrier liner is installed on the crawl space floor and walls. A complete system will also include an option for crawl space waterproofing, mold remediation (if needed), dehumidification and insulation of the space. A crawl space that has been properly encapsulated will protect your home from moisture, bugs, critters (such as mice), water, foul odor, and virtually all other elements of the natural environment that could enter the crawl space if left unsealed.
Free in-home inspection
But, not all encapsulation systems or crawl space repair companies are created equal. A cheap plastic liner will deteriorate in a short period of time, can let off nasty odors, and will never truly seal off the space from the outside. SouthernDry is a trusted installer, and we use a vapor barrier that is heavy-duty and will stand the test of time. We also repair and stabilize damaged or bowing floor joists due to sagging floors and sinking foundations. Contact us today for a free inspection of your crawl space.
We proudly provide crawl space repair services to Alabama homeowners and businesses in Birmingham, Hoover, Pell City, Bessemer, Anniston, Jacksonville, Cullman, Gadsden, Albertville, Jasper, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Oxford, Montgomery, and the surrounding areas.
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