Crawl Space Repair
When it comes to the health of your home's crawl space, there are many factors and problem signs at work. Knowing what the signs are could help you indicate that it's time for repairs.
Get Your Crawl Space Repair from the Experts
Crawl space repair isn’t always easy, but it is always important. Because there are so many concerns you might run into as you start looking at your crawl space, you may want to know a little bit more about the process. Here’s everything you need to know about how crawl space repair works.
Common Crawl Space Problem Signs
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What’s at stake?
Health of residents could be at risk because of poor air quality or rodent-borne disease
Persistent moisture and water problems affect your home’s structural integrity
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Methods of Fixing Crawl Space Problems
Crawl space professionals would offer a variety of solutions that can help ensure your crawl space stays in tip-top shape. Here’s a look at potential options available through your local crawl space repair experts:
Crawl space encapsulation is a great way to reduce issues with your crawl space. This process ensures that your crawl space doesn’t deal with moisture from outside the crawl space itself. Typically, that includes installing a crawl space vapor barrier, closing crawl space vents, and installing a dehumidifier.
A sump pump is an important tool in your crawl space because it lets you pump out water that got in your crawl space somehow. Whether it’s because of a generalized flood, a plumbing leak in your home, or a waterproofing failure, a sump pump in your crawl space will at least make sure you don’t have standing water for longer than necessary.
Insulating your crawl space is an important element of making sure it’s healthy. If you don’t have any insulation in your crawl space, it’s a good idea to add it. If your insulation is wet or torn up, you’ll want to remove it and add new insulation. Regardless of your method, insulation is definitely important.
A dehumidifier should never be your only step, but it is an important step in the process of making your crawl space healthier. Once you’ve gotten rid of all the most common entrances for humidity, a dehumidifier can help ensure your crawl space remains at a specific humidity level. It also cleans and filters the air to improve overall air quality throughout the crawl space and home as a whole.
- Other Fixes
There are also other fixes that may be able to help, including these options:
- New crawl space doors
- Moisture control
- Vapor barrier
- Cleanup and water removal
- Vent covers
- Floor joist repair
- Interior drain
If you’re thinking about making your crawl space healthier, these may be a few of the things that you need. An expert can help you do all of them more effectively.
Crawl Space Solutions
Crawl Space Doors
Crawl space doors are a super-effective repair solution that you might want to utilize in your home. What can these doors do for you?
Crawl Space Waterproofing
Crawl space waterproofing is a great crawl space solution. What can this waterproofing do to help you solve your own crawl space problems?
CrawlSeal™ Vapor Barrier
Protect your crawl space from water with CrawlSeal™, a durable vapor barrier liner designed to keep moisture out of your home.
Crawl Space Dehumidifier
Moisture seeping into your crawl space can prove to cause plenty of damage to your home. How can a crawl space dehumidifier help?
CrawlDrain Crawl Space Drainage System
Install AquaStop CrawlDrain and keep your crawl space free of water. This is an effective interior drain system that keeps your home dry.
Crawl space repair benefits from superior drainage matting solutions. A dry crawl space creates a healthy, comfortable, and energy-efficient home.
FAQs About Crawl Space Repair
The best thing you can do is learn more about crawl space problems and keep an eye out for them. If you notice anything that hints at the possibility of a serious crawl space problem, you can call an expert to help you find out more about that problem. Not all these crawl space problems are extremely noticeable, but most of them have at least a few warning signs.
Not every crawl space problem requires immediate action, but all crawl space problems are important to handle as soon as possible. If you notice any of these concerns, like sagging floors or foundation cracks, you may want to get in touch with a crawl space expert to investigate it further.
Depending on the extent of the damage, a professional may recommend multiple repair solutions, but they will likely involve some combination of floor joist supports, vapor barriers, and/or dehumidifiers.
Don’t try to fix your crawl space by yourself. Crawl spaces are delicate areas, and DIYing may do more harm than help. Talk to an expert first. Experienced crawl space professionals have all the tools and expertise necessary to fix your crawl space the right way.
Crawl Space Repair Is Easier Than You’d Think with an Expert
One of the reasons many people worry about crawl space repair is because they’re concerned it’ll be difficult. Obviously, this is an understandable fear, but when you have the help of an expert, it’s really not that scary. Your local crawl space repair experts have a team of experienced professionals who are well-versed in identifying crawl space problems and recommending the best solution to meet your specific repair needs. Don’t hesitate to reach out to them for assistance so you can ensure the health and safety of your crawl space, your home, and your family.
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We recently had Alpha Foundations out to conduct an inspection on our home to encapsulate our crawl space and support some older beams. David, who inspected our home, did a phenomenal job explaining what was going on in the crawl space and answered…
Alpha FoundationsView review Read Ashley G's review for Alpha Foundations
Shawn, Evan, and Taylor f. Did an absolutely amazing job. Very friendly and professional and really knew what they where talking about and finished a job that was expected to take 4 days in just two and made my crawl space so nice I think I could…
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I am very satisfied with the crawl space repair that this crew performed. Jordan, Garritte, and Tori were the team. We are now able to close the two bedroom doors and lock the front door. Thank you all.
Alpha FoundationsView review Read Tuan Ma's review for Alpha Foundations
We could not be more pleased with the service and professionalism we received from FRS! We had the crawl space repair & encapsulation done, and their work was AMAZING! We knew exactly when they would show up every day (always on time), every step…
Foundation Recovery SystemsView review Read Ruthie Sanderson's review for Foundation Recovery Systems
JES performed crawl space cleanup, repairs, encapsulation and installation of sump pumps and dehumidifiers in my home. Neri Beltran, Hector Gonzales and DeAndre Williams were very professional and hard working during the 4 days of work they…
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Great customer service beginning with the inspection/estimate process. I had crawl space repair work completed by Michael Bradley, Tevon, and their team. The team was very professional, knowledgeable, and worked diligently from the start of the…
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Zack, Jacob and Tenor worked on my 85 year old home in Fort Lauderdale. They completed the crawl space repair in under two days. Very professional in every way. A job well done and I would highly recommend Alpha Foundations. Let me also say that…
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Rey Taylor was the Service Tech for a crawl space repair. Very professional and thorough. Thank you Rey.
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Collin Dozier is very educated with the products and services JES provides. He made everything so simple and kept informed the whole time. The service for crawl space repair was done quickly and the employees were very kind, courteous and…
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Zack, Jacob, and Tenor couldn’t have been more professional and polite group of guys. They took time answering every question I had along with taking time to explain to me what work was completed and how everything functions. They were thorough,…
Alpha FoundationsView review Read Roger's review for Alpha Foundations
Kurt, Andrew , Jacob B. Tanner. Brandon, and Rahmaan were hard working, respectful, and did an amazing job. My job had two phases and both crews were amazing and got my crawl space repaired and climate controlled. Very good price and service.
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Justin Maloy came out to my structure to inspect my crawlspace. He is a master at crawl space repair! He Inspected it very thoroughly and in a timely fashion and offered me a great solution! I recommend aquaguard for their professionalism, speed of…
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Eric Quintanilla, Trevor Schwab, and Tyree M did wonderful work on our foundation repairs, walked me through each step before they began and showed me pictures of the crawl space repairs after they were done with detailed descriptions of what work…
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Jay Yount was so professional & did an excellent job of explaining so thoroughly what needed to be done. His honesty & integrity definitely helped make our decision to use Tarheel Basement for our crawl space repair. Make sure to ask for him when…
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Jordan, Dale, and Zach were awesome. They did a fantastic job with my crawl space repair. Not only was their work fantastic, they took the time to explain everything to me that they were doing. They also made it very clear if I needed anything to…
Alpha FoundationsView review Read Bradley Evans's review for Alpha Foundations
We had Ohio Basement Systems do our crawl space repairs. They were prompt and cared that we were happy about what was done. Jeffrey the foreman, made sure to advise us everyday on where he was with the job. The other two workers Zack & Alec were…
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Very knowledgeable service tech Abe Austin took care of my issues promptly. Used facts and tons of options in regards to the repair. For foundation / crawl space repair, AFS is the safe choice.
AFS Foundation & Waterproofing SpecialistsView review Read Liam Mchale's review for AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists
Thank you Jay Yount and the Tarheel Crew. We’re very happy with the crawl space repair. The difference in the air quality in our house is amazing.
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I work as a general contractor doing a lot of residential rehabs and I’ve worked with Alpha Foundations on five projects over the last year. The professionalism is unmatched. They’ve done a little bit of everything, from push piers and helical…
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