Let’s talk briefly about the dehumidification service that we offer. Any dummy knows that humidity is moisture in the atmosphere. Therefore to dehumidify is to remove that moisture, be it water or something else, from the atmosphere. In this case, the atmosphere would be the crawl space atmosphere. Depending on the location of the crawl space, whether under the garage or just in the lower level of the house in general, the amount of humidity and moisture can vary.
Being in and around the business as long as we have, we are extremely selective about the make and model of dehumidifier we use in our crawl spaces. After a lot of trial and error, our number one choice is the 90 pint Sierra Watchdog ™ dehumidifier. We use a few different sizes of this dehumidifier, but this is our favorite and in highest demand.
The dehumidification process, in a sense, happens along the way without us even using a dehumidifier. As we go through the steps first of installing a drainage system and a sump pump to remove the large amounts of water, then removing the insulation, and finally encapsulating the crawl space, in many cases this is adequate. Think of the dehumidifier as an home alarm system. The first three steps of the process are comparable to the doors and locks on your home, which generally do the job of keeping your stuff protected. The dehumidifier is comparable to adding another layer of protection, almost guaranteeing that the moisture will stay out of the space under the house.
As a customer, we want you to receive a service you are not only happy with now, but will be happy with in 10 years. One that will have you recommending us to all your family and friends. The dehumidifier is one of those things that will greatly contribute to making you happy with your decision years and years down the road.
Oftentimes the question arises, “what if I don’t encapsulate and just put a dehumidifier down in my crawl space?” The answer to that question comes in the form of another question. “What if you put a band aid over a splinter in your finger? Will it fix the problem?” In the short run you will see some results in both cases. With the moisture in the atmosphere as well as with the finger. Still, the longer times goes on, the more noticeable it will become that this one action alone with not solve the problem.
For your finger to heal you must take any and every measure to first pull the splinter itself from your hand. It is then, and only then that you can add medicine and a bandage and let the healing process begin. Likewise in terms of solving your crawl space issues, you first need to drain the water, removal all debris (including insulation), encapsulate the problem area, and finally install a dehumidifier as a form of extra insurance.
Regardless of what services you think you may or may not need, we advise you to please give us a call or fill out our instant quote form, and let us give you a free and professional assessment of what needs to be done to put you back on track.
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