If you are a first-time homeowner in the process of building your home or shopping for one, you may be looking for one with a basement. For different reasons, basements are an added benefit to homes throughout the United States. Including one in your home plans adds space and offers you security from natural complications.
Vapor Barrier Are you thinking about installing a vapor barrier in your crawl space but are not sure it will be enough for your home? Or should you completely encapsulate your crawl space? Knowing more about encapsulation will help you to decide which is right for you. The first thing you need to know about
Crawl Space Dehumidifiers Crawl space moisture can be a problem for homeowners who live in damp, humid climates. Depending on the extent of moisture, your home may become permanently damaged. Foundation repairs can reach the ten-thousand-dollar price range. Foundation repair wisdom says to prevent the damage with encapsulation. What happens when you cannot currently afford
Humidity is inevitable during the summer. The summer humidity creates condensation in your crawl space. Condensation can lead to mold and much more. The rains will fall hard this summer, but that does not mean your crawl space has to be wet or have high humidity. Emptying a flooded crawl space is imperative to preventing
Bowing Basement Walls If your basement walls are bowing, you need to call a foundation repair company. Foundation repair companies like Atlantic Foundation specialize in basement wall stabilization. What seems like a minor problem could become a nightmare. A bowing basement wall is telling you that there is trouble. It is easy to assume that
Mushy or Sloping Floors You can’t help but notice that your dog has been chasing after his food bowl because the sloping floor in your kitchen have a discernible incline that has turned Fido’s bowl into the lead car of a roller coaster. You can’t help but think that your flooring, which was once little
Do I need to spend the money to encapsulate my crawl space? It seems just fine. This mindset may cost you in the future. Since we do not see our crawl space every day, foundation damage may occur without us ever knowing. Not only does a leak in your crawlspace create potential health hazards, but