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Crawl Space Encapsulation

Best Crawl Space Encapsulation Contractor in Raleigh, NC

 

Take care of all the problems in your basement with Crawl Space Encapsulation, which will increase your home’s value, comfort and energy efficiency. 

Since many homeowners are unaware of the significance of maintaining their crawl spaces, they frequently go unattended. This carelessness often results in water damage to the crawl space, which can cause mold, dry rot, and higher energy costs because of the excessive humidity. 

We provide basement wall repair and crawl space encapsulation services to assist homeowners in maintaining the health of their crawl space. Through the use of tools like dehumidifiers and skilfully placed vapour barriers, it offers a long-lasting solution requiring the least amount of care and upkeep.

Our specialists can enclose your crawl space at Atlantic Foundation & Crawl Space Repair to give you peace of mind. For your free consultation, contact us right away!

Is Encapsulation Of Crawl Space Necessary?

Do you have vents in your crawl space? If your crawl space is currently ventilated, you’ll need to put a crawl space vent cover on each of those vents. In the past, many people thought that the best way to prevent crawl space dampness was to “air a crawl space out.” However, modern experts think that because of the math involved with relative humidity, the venting procedure makes it easier for additional moisture to accumulate in the crawl area.

Due to their design, crawl spaces are vulnerable to harm. No homeowner wants to deal with problems brought on by a lack of airflow and a damp, dark environment. Water in the soil beneath the flooring can permeate even crawl areas without dirt or gravel floors. Crawl space encapsulation companies will turn this region beneath your home from unclean and wet to a clean, dry, usable location if it is damp, musty, and humid. 

  • Mold growth
  • Musty smells
  • Dry rot-related floor joist weakness
  • Insect invasion
  • Higher energy costs because of high humidity
  • Above the crawl space, sinking flooring
  • Flooding in crawl spaces

A quick and straightforward solution to stop these issues from happening is to hire crawl space encapsulation contractors in Raleigh, NC. It produces a dry, healthy environment that helps in preventing problems. 

Why Is Crawl Space Encapsulation Beneficial For Making Your Property Stronger?

There are enough obligations with property ownership. Encapsulation is a simple technique to maintain your crawl space without work, so keeping it doesn’t have to be one of them. You don’t need to worry about it because it maintains your crawl space dry and tidy.

  • Savings On Energy

By managing the temperature and air quality inside, you may simultaneously use less energy to heat and cool your home, especially during the busiest seasons. This results in energy savings and conservation, significantly lowering monthly power expenditures. 

  • Minimisation Of Soft, Separating, Or Moist Floors.

Years of accumulated moisture creeping up wooden structural components into the crawl space causes dampness, decay, and mushy or splitting floors. These problems disappear if it’s clean, dry, and safeguarded (and presuming your home is adequately sealed and insulated). 

  • Improves Indoor Air Quality

According to the EPA, “a growing body of scientific research has revealed that the air inside homes and other structures may be more significantly polluted than the air outside, even in the largest and most industrialised cities. Your household will access cleaner, healthier air if your home’s IAQ is improved. This is especially crucial for people with severe allergies or who are prone to respiratory diseases. 

  • Prevention Of Fungi, Mold, And Mildew

Mold, mildew, and fungus flourish in the optimum conditions produced by the same dampness and rot we discussed earlier. These colonies not only damage the structural elements of your home but can also spread mold or fungal colonies throughout your house, causing allergies and other serious respiratory problems. 

  • No More Window Condensation

Window condensation is a warning indication, indicating with certainty that a house has moisture issues. While single-pane or old-fashioned windows may be a concern, condensation suggests a difficulty with humidity regulation. Controlling internal humidity and temperature is significantly improved by enclosing the crawl space with a high-quality moisture barrier. Your windows’ condensation should be substantially reduced or eliminated as a result. Inquire with a crawl space encapsulation contractor about installing a whole-home dehumidifier as well. 

  • A Place That Pests Find Less Appealing

Insecure areas like your attic and crawl space are ideal for pest harborage. Pest entry is complex, and potential hiding places are removed by cleaning and encapsulating the attic. Since no draught or extra moisture enters your home from the crawl space, the inside temperature is more comfortable. Additionally, it keeps termites and other pests that love wood from accessing the structural elements of your home’s foundation. 

Benefits of Atlantic Foundation & Crawl Space Repair Safety Cap Encapsulation System

Comfort and energy benefits

  • Completely improves indoor air quality by protecting against mold spores, allergens, and dust
  • Unbelievable floor temperature for your feet
  • Maintain comfortable humidity levels indoors and in the crawlspace
  • Greatly increases energy savings by preventing your air conditioner from fighting temperature differences in the crawlspace
  • Helps control unwanted crawl space critters from you
  • Sets your home apart from others and can increase the value of your home
  • Crawlspace status and control can be performed from a smart device without the need for entry

Health, Structural and other benefits

  • Removes radon, methane, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide. and other volatile organic compounds commonly referred to as VOCs, that become trapped indoors without removing conditioned air
  • Controls condensation in the crawlspace which prevents insulation saturation, framing movement, mold growth, and rot
  • Greatly reduces foundation movement and helps stabilise by keeping clay soil drained and dry
  • Helps to reduce seasonal foundation framing movement

Services 

  • Complete foundation repair services
  • Mold remediation/ prevention
  • Floor framing rot and structural repairs
  • HVAC condensation control/ prevention
  • Safety Cap, Crawlspace encapsulation
  • Radon/ harmful gas removal
  • Crawl Space drainage and basement waterproofing
  • Sump pump systems
  • Dehumidifier installation/ service
  • Crawlspace pier construction
  • Helical pier installation
  • And much more

Protect Your Home With Crawl Space Encapsulation

The state of your crawl space significantly influences the comfort and purity of the air inside your home. 

Before we start any changes, the professionals at Atlantic Foundation & Crawl Space Repair will check your crawl space for any signs of vermin, bulk water concerns, or difficulties with combustion appliances. If any of these issues exist, we will work with you to resolve them before encapsulation for the best possible outcome. 

We also provide services such as complete foundation repair services, mold remediation/ prevention, HVAC condensation control/ prevention, Safety Cap, crawl Space drainage and basement waterproofing, sump pump systems, and dehumidifier installation/ service, crawlspace pier construction, and Helical pier installation. 

For estimation, contact us  at 919-364-0747. Schedule a comprehensive inspection to find out if your crawl spaces have some problems.

WARNING! YOU SHOULD NEVER BLOCK OR SEAL-OFF FOUNDATION VENTS TO RUN A DEHUMIDIFIER WITHOUT AIR QUALITY CONTROL MEASURES IN PLACE. DEHUMIDIFIERS DO NOT REMOVE CONTAMINANTS OR VOC THEY ONLY REMOVE WATER AND OR SMALL AIRBORNE PARTICLES FROM THE AIR.

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