Crawl Space Moisture Control

Not sure how to deal with the excessive moisture in your crawl space? Learn what you can do to address this common household issue.


Can’t figure out crawl space moisture control? First off, your crawl space isn’t designed to stay dry. From dirt floors to open vents and loose doors; there are many ways for water to enter your crawl space and create problems.

In other words, moisture is your crawl space’s #1 enemy. In general, the extra water creates the ideal environment for mold, wood rot, and bug invasions! With that said, why would you live with something that can be prevented?

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Crawl Space Moisture Control – Methods:

In fact, sealing or encapsulating your crawl space keeps the outside elements from entering your crawl space. First, this involves installing a thick vapor barrier over the dirt floor and sealing any vents. Finally, putting in an airtight door and installing a method of moisture control, like a dehumidifier.

To properly seal your crawl space, we recommend installing CrawlSeal™ and a dehumidifier like JES Dehumidifier. To clarify, CrawlSeal™ is a 20-mil vapor barrier, which can protect your crawl space from moisture.

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Why Crawl Space Moisture Control Matters

Sooner or later, the air in your crawl space will find its way up into your living areas, via the stack effect. Additionally, if you have a moisture problem in your crawl space, then chances are good that you have a moisture problem in your home.

Furthermore, increased moisture creates the ideal environment for dust mites. Moreover, these microscopic parasites thrive in high humidity areas and are one of the leading contributors to allergy and health problems. Above all, the only way to get rid of the dust mites is to get rid of the humidity.

We’re Experts in Crawl Space Repair

We’re here to help you find the perfect solution for your home, and find out the source of your crawl space repair problems. After all, requesting your free inspection takes 60 seconds. Also, you can download your Free Homeowner’s Guide to Crawl Space Repair immediately! This is your resource for learning about why you have crawl space problems, and what to look for to see if you have a problem.

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