As is mentioned in multiple other pages throughout this site, when people think of a crawl space repair, the first image that comes to mind is the white vapor barrier on the ground and up the walls. What most individuals without a lot of knowledge on the subject don’t think about is how much more there is to it than that.
Compare the crawl space repair process to building a house, if you just start framing on top of the soil without digging any kind of foundation you will soon find that the house will not stand for long. This is the comparable to the drainage system’s relationship with the actual encapsulation process.
Read through the encapsulation page to get a full understanding of the entire process, but for now let’s talk about where drainage fits into the big picture.
Have you ever tried to pick weeds when the soil is bone dry and it hasn’t seen water in weeks, if not months? Likewise have you ever tried to dig a hole on a piece of bone try land? It does not work, because the ground is completely solid. In terms of picking weeds this is a bad thing, in terms of getting ready to encapsulate the space under your home, it is a wonderful thing. Think about how easy some of the most stubborn weeds come out of the ground after you pour a little water on the area where the roots are. This example shows you the potential dangers of having water in this area of the home.
Here’s another example: imagine for a second that you have a rather large cut on one of your index fingers. Can you even fathom what would happen (or not happen) if you simply hopped out of the shower or pool and slapped a bandaid on top of the wet wound? The cut would take weeks and weeks to heal and would have an awful smell upon removal. Picture our HSV Crawlspace professional’s down in your space, wearing water boots and laying vapor barrier on top, it would be of no use to you.
When we first inspect your home to give you an accurate estimate, one of our professionals will assess the moisture already evident in the crawl space. More often than not there is enough moisture that it is visible with the naked eye. Upon detection of the moisture, we can safely assume that this is going to be a potential chink in the armor of your crawl space repair if not properly fixed. It is at this time that we will try our best to find any large openings or holes that are allowing unwanted water into the crawl space.
The next step is to create a drainage system that will allow all the water to run to the lowest spot in the home. This will be the same location the sump pump is installed. With the combination of the drainage system and the sump pump, the bulk of the larger water issues are at this point solved.
Suffering from a wet crawl space that tends to have more water, and moisture days than dry can be a huge headache for a homeowner. Having a dry crawl space can almost seem impossible, but it doesn't have to be. When you call our crawl space contractors you will be provided with the very best systems and services that will air out, and keep water out of your crawl space. If your crawl space is not protected by any products or treatment then it can let in alot of unwanted things such as water, or humidity. Having water in your crawl space can cause a big mess, not only can mold start to grow, but you could have a big muddy mess as well. But there is no need to be worried or have any concerns, our crawl space company only offers you the best contractors that won't just only be able to assist you in the cleanup process of your crawl space but will also provide you with expert draining systems that will get your crawl space transformed into a new and clean space. Don't waste your time searching out “how to install a crawl space drainage system” , you don't want to do this project on your own. There may be underlying issues or problems that have allowed water to get in your crawl space, and without our crawl space contractors there to give you an inspection; the underlying damage may go overlooked. So instead of doing a DIY Drainage system on your own, call our professional drainage crawl space contractors, you will be guaranteed only the very best service, and systems. Don't randomly look up on line “crawl space contractors near me”, you need a expert crawl space team that you can see through their work that they are the best, and we have those contractors. You will see through their work that they only want to provide you with the very best treatments. Our contractors don't cut corners or skip over steps, we work thoroughly, and won't miss turning over every stone in making sure that our repairs and fixes are complete. Our contractors want to clean out your crawl space fully, and drain it of all water. That way if you are wanting to do a crawl space conversion that is a possibility for you. OUr contractors can do it all, don't think that there is a issue, or damage that is too much for our contractors to handle. If you are wanting any conversion or specialty product for your crawl space, just give our contractors a call. We can make your crawl space dreams come to life, and all that is needed to be done was a drainage system. Don't wait another minute or waste another moment of having a wet, and humid crawl space. All you need to do is call our crawl space team today and we can assist you in getting the dry crawl space that you have been waiting for. So call our today and receive a free estimate, and then be ready to get the treatment and service that is needed to clean up your crawl space.