Sealed Crawl Spaces

Is your crawl space wet? Do you have mold growth or high humidity? A sealed crawl space, also known as an encapsulated crawl space, is the best solution if you are looking for a healthy, low maintenance, and energy efficient crawl space.

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Crawl Space Problems

Crawl spaces that are damp, moldy, or full of standing water can cause numerous problems for homeowners. Many of these problems can be addressed by installing a sealed or encapsulated crawl space, or by modifying your existing crawl space into a conditioned crawl space. Some common problems caused by wet crawl spaces include:

  • Poor Air Quality: The air qualityBefore: This crawl space has signs of water seeping through the block wall. There is also fungal growth on the floor joists and on the black vapor barrier.After: A clean and dry crawl space! Another pad protected by Green Frog! in your home is directly dependent on your crawl space. If your crawl space is damp, moldy, or full of water, the air quality in your home will likely suffer. Installing a sealed or encapsulated crawl space, or installing a conditioned crawl space will help improve the air quality dramatically by eliminating odors, pollutants, and other fumes that may work their way into the dwelling or crawl space.
  • Mold and Mildew: Water vapors and condensation can enter your home through your wet crawlspace, providing favorable conditions for the growth of mold and mildew, which may cause health problems for adults and children, especially those with asthma or other health conditions.
  • Structural Damage: Pressure from water as well as excess humidity can both cause structural damage to your home. Installing a sealed crawl space or a conditioned crawl space will help to significantly mitigate the risk of structural damage to your home from foundation water.
  • Pests and Insects: A moist crawl space can become a haven for unwanted pests, rodents, and mosquitoes, which can then make their way into your home. An encapsulated crawl space will dry the crawl space, forcing the unwanted pests to find another water source.

Installation of a Sealed or Encapsulated Crawl Space

The solution to a wet, damp, or moldy crawl space is a crawl space encapsulation installed by the experts Green Frog Waterproofing. Another option is to adapt your current crawl space into a conditioned crawl space, which involves a simple modification to your current heating and cooling system in order to condition the air in the crawl space. Covering your crawl space with a tough and waterproof vapor barrier will serve to keep the moisture out, improve the air quality in your home, protect the vital crawl space structure, and deter the entry of unwanted insects and rodents. Lastly, having a professionally designed and installed Green Frog Waterproofing solution will improve the energy efficiency of your home, and help protect one of your largest assets.