The crawlspace under your home is an important feature, as it allows air circulation underneath your home and is an access point for many different important systems, including plumbing and ductwork. Since air rises and the air quality of your home can be greatly impacted by the air in your crawlspace, it is important to keep your crawlspace in good shape. Additionally, if there are issues with your crawlspace, it can cause issues with your building materials and create an environment that is ideal for pest infestations. Crawlspace repair is available in the event that your crawlspace needs some attention. [...]
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The crawlspace in your home is not an area that is visited frequently, and it is most likely a forgotten area of your home. This space, however, deserves some care and attention, as the air quality of your crawlspace greatly affects your indoor air quality. Since the crawlspace is an area between the lower level of your home and the ground, there is an inherent level of moisture in the soil. If the moisture in this space is unchecked, it can contribute to mold and mildew growth and pest infestations. Both of these can negatively impact your indoor air quality [...]
If your crawlspace is dark, damp, and humid, you’ve probably thought about having it encapsulated. Here are just a few reasons why you should call us at Carolina Crawlspace Pros and make this happen: Eliminate humidity issues—A damp crawlspace is a humid one, and this humidity can lead to all kinds of issues with your home. With crawlspace encapsulation, you can drastically minimize humidity in this space. Put an end to pest problems—Pests and bugs love to hide in dark, damp places. An encapsulated crawlspace is less attractive to these pests, so you’re less likely to end up with rodents, [...]
Finding out that you have mold in any part of your home can be very concerning, but if that mold is located in the crawlspace, it may not concern you as much. However, a large percentage of the air in your home comes from the crawlspace, and any mold there can cause health issues in the occupants of your home. Some of the health issues associated with mold are respiratory irritation, sore throat, skin issues, allergies, asthma, and issues with the lungs. If you have any mold in your crawlspace, it is important to seek out prompt crawlspace mold removal. [...]
As a homeowner, you’ll have many things to think about in order to keep your home in great condition, and one of the issues that should be foremost in your mind is protecting your home from moisture problems. If your home as a crawlspace, you are especially likely to experience moisture problems there, as water in the soil will evaporate, rise up, and collect under your foundation and sub floor. Fortunately, our team at Carolina Crawlspace Pros has extensive experience in preventing these kinds of issues, and you can turn to us to get the effective moisture control services you [...]
The crawlspace under your home is an often forgotten, yet important space. The crawlspace is the area between the lower level of your home and the ground, and it is an access point to many different components of your plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems. A good bit of the air in your home comes from the crawlspace area, which is why it is very important to keep it healthy for everyone in your home. To assess the health and safety of your crawlspace area, it is wise to get a crawlspace inspection. During a crawlspace inspection, our technicians will look [...]
The area underneath a home between the lower floor and the ground is called the crawlspace-- so aptly named because there is only enough room to crawl around in that area. The crawlspace is an important part of your home, but is often not thought of frequently. A good bit of air from the crawlspace makes its way into our homes, which makes taking great care of this area important for all homeowners. If there are any moisture problems, that can contribute to mold growth, which will impact the indoor air quality. Crawlspace encapsulation is the best way to prevent [...]
We have over 30 years of crawlspace moisture control experience! At Carolina Crawlspace Pros, we specialize in crawlspace encapsulation, basement moisture control, waterproofing, and repair services for customers in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. We evaluate your home to determine which remedy would be the most effective or if more than one should be utilized for optimal results. Our services include basement French drain installation, basement moisture barriers, crawlspace dehumidifiers, and crawlspace encapsulation. Our services are available for both residential and commercial properties. Reach out to our family-owned company for solutions to your moisture and water damage issues. Our [...]
There are many types of inspections you’ll routinely have done when you own a home or a business. It starts when you first put a property under contract and have a window of opportunity to learn everything you can about the property before you close. Once you close, you move into the realm of scheduling inspections for annual maintenance or when you suspect a problem. Crawlspace inspections should be on the list of both pre-closing and post-closing inspections because of the importance of knowing if there is a moisture problem under the structure. Crawlspace inspections don’t just tell you if [...]
If you are thinking about listing your home on the market in the future, you may be wondering what improvements you can make to maximize the amount you could sell it for. One thing to know is that improvements that demonstrate you take good care of the home will not go unnoticed. Investing in crawlspace waterproofing, for example, shows that you didn’t let a moisture issue cause mold, pest issues, or structural damage. There are various ways to handle crawlspace waterproofing, and a professional will be happy to evaluate your home to make a recommendation for the best option. They [...]