Crawl Space Repair
Crawl Space Encapsulation & Dehumidification in New Jersey and Tristate Area
Crawl spaces are commonly dirt-floored and fitted with vents. These aren’t good choices if you wish to keep it clean, dry and sterile. Vents aren’t as good as they seem, as they allow humid winds to enter your basement and stay there. Meanwhile, dirt floors allow water to evaporate into your basement from below.
These sources of humidity end up causing problems such as mold and dry rot, which can compromise your air quality and the structural integrity of wooden parts.
Common Vented Crawl Space Problems in New Jersey and Tristate Area
- Mold and dust mites
- Foul odors
- Standing water
- Dry rot and structural decay
- Sagging floor joists and support beams
- Pests and wildlife intrusion
- Higher energy bills
Comprehensive Crawl Space Inspection & Repair in New Jersey and Tristate Area
Although crawl spaces with vents used to be the norm, now it’s common knowledge that these vents cause more harm than good. They allow humid air into the crawl space during warm seasons.
This dampness just sits there, building up until Relative Humidity levels become very high. That is when condensation occurs. Liquid water covers your water and AC pipes, as well as your wooden parts, putting them at risk of rust and rotting.
Rely on New Jersey and Tristate Area Sump Pump Geeks to Keep Your Crawl Space Dry, Mold Free and Energy Efficient.
The Sump Pump Geeks are also specialists in sealing crawl space vents and can also encapsulate the entire space with vapor barriers. That is two water sources taken care of, ensuring your home’s structures are safe from deterioration.