Do you have bouncy floors? Is there a musty odor coming up from your crawl space? Is your house unusually humid? Then you could have a crawl space moisture problem which causes wood rot in your floor joists. If the wood rot is left untreated – and the cause of it – then the wood floor joists could buckle and break, taking everything the joists supports with them.
Crawl Space & Wood Rot Solutions in Virginia, Maryland, DC
Identifying & Repairing Crawl Space Issues Related To Wood Rot & Moisture
Why Do I Have Wood Rot?
Wood rot is caused by a fungus, which is attracted to damp spaces like your crawl space. If you have crawl space moisture then it’s most likely the source of your floor joist wood rot. Crawl space moisture doesn’t just cause wood rot; it’s the source of many home problems like:
Mold loves your damp crawl space. And if you have a moldy crawl space, chances are it’s being cycled through the rest of your home, where it grows on floor boards or furniture, and you end up breathing it.
These allergens can only live in high humidity spaces, and are the primary source of many allergy and asthma problems. If you have wood rot then you have crawl space humidity, which then cycles through your home and invites dust mites in for a visit.
We’re Here To Help You Find The Best Solutions For Your Crawl Space…
We’re here to help you find the perfect solution for your home, and find out the source of your crawl space problems.
Requesting your free inspection takes 60 seconds, and you can download your Free Homeowner’s Guide to Crawl Space Repair immediately!
Can I Fix Wood Rot Myself?
Fixing a crawl space moisture problem and wood rot involves a professional grade solution, and isn’t something that can be tackled with a weekend project. Filling the wood rot with an epoxy isn’t going to fix the real problem: you have crawl space moisture.
Our team of professional crawl space moisture specialists is extensively trained to look for signs of crawl space humidity and crawl space support failure, and they will design the best solution for your home. After the free inspection the crawl space moisture specialist will go over their findings with you, and recommend custom solutions for your crawl space moisture problem.
We believe in providing a solution to your problem, and will work with you to find the best solution for your moldy crawl space. Sometimes we’ll find that your crawl space doesn’t have a problem –or has a problem you can fix – and we’ll tell you.
“Fixing a crawl space moisture problem and wood rot involves a professional grade solution, and isn’t something that can be tackled with a weekend project. “
What Do I Do Now?
We’ll find the source of your crawl space issues, show you why your crawl space health is important and work with you to create the best solution for your home.
Wood Rot Solutions
We offer a variety of solutions for crawl space moisture – which causes wood rot – including CleanSpace and SaniDry crawl space dehumidifier. These products aren’t always the solution to your crawl space moisture problems, so it’s important to consult with a crawl space repair professional to find the best solution for your crawl space.
Get Your Free Homeowner’s Guide to Crawl Space Repair
Do you have wood rot in your crawl space? Or wondering if those uneven floors are a sign of something bigger?
Our Homeowner’s Guide to Crawl Space Repair is your resource for learning about why you have a cracked block in your foundation, what causes foundation settling and what to look for to see if you have a problem. Request your free crawl space repair inspection and receive your own copy of the e-book, as our thanks for putting your trust in JES.