If you have noticed leaks in the crawl space of your home it is something you have to deal with, otherwise you will have a lot of costly issues. If moisture is left there for a long period of time, and is ignored, will lead to a variety of serious problems that can be avoided. The damage that can be done when you have moisture in your crawl space will eventually cause wood support beams and floor joists to rot, warp, and decay. All of these materials play a part to holding up the weight of your home. So, it is important that you keep them as strong as possible. Realize that moisture down there can also lead to mold and bacteria which could effect your families health.
Wet crawl spaces is something Denver Foundation Solutions sees often and have the knowledge and expertise to do proper crawl space repair services to take care of almost any problem you might be having. Below are the following warning signs that you are having a moisture problem, then please contact us right away to schedule a free consultation with our team:
- Notice that on the first and second floor of your home smells musty and moldy
- Sagging floor in areas of your first floor to where it feels un-level
- Notice on the outside puddles seeping out from your home
- Finding bugs and other critters are infesting your home and seemi to come from around your crawl space area.
Solutions For Wet Crawl Space Issues
We offer 3 different solutions for dealing with Wet Crawl Space, click on the + below for more details:
To seal off your crawl space, we use of the Healthy Living Encapsulation System from SafeBasements™ system to fix and seal the area below your home. When not sealed off correctly you could have moisture, high levels of humidity, as well as unwanted critters. When Foundation Solutions starts the encapsulation process, we put in a white vapor barrier that is durable, and durable. We attach it to the wall and floor surfaces are permanently sealed off from any outside environment so that this the crawl space is safe, dry, and healthy. There will no longer be any moisture which means no mold growth and/or wood rot.
To make sure there are no water drainage issues, we install a special drainage system as we are doing the encapsulation job. This is designed to improve drainage of water underneath the actual floor liner, and because it is 100% polypropylene design, it won’t experience any issues from moisture damage, which common with other systems. We have several liners for the wide variety of crawl space areas underneath the home.
Our Sump Pump of choice is the SafeBasementsTM PHCC Pro Series Line. We chose it because it is a tough and reliable sump pumps use either a cast iron or stainless steel construction (depending on pump series used), and is a reliable duty rated for worry free operation.
Also, these crawl space sump pumps are relied on for being energy efficient, using 172% less energy than most other pumps being used, and it comes with a 3 year no hassle warranty on all systems.
At Denver Foundation Solutions, we have found this waterproofing method has proven to keep your crawl space humidity under control and will prevent moisture happening. It is a very reliable compact and durable dehumidifier that will improve the air quality in your home by removing the moisture using its filtration system. Rest assured that this is a permanent dehumidifier solution will keep your crawl space dry and prevent mold and/or mildew build up.