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Should I Waterproof My Crawlspace?

A waterproofed crawlspaceIf you’re like most homeowners, then the crawlspace under your home is somewhere you avoid at all costs. If something needs to be done under there, that’s what contractors are for, right? Unfortunately, you’re going to need to pay some attention to your crawlspace, as it can become the source of larger issues for your home if water is able to seep into it. Some of the problems that constant moisture intrusion into a crawlspace can cause include musty smells, fungal growth, and rot that can lead to structural damage.

Crawlspace Encapsulation

The fastest way to solve this issue is crawl space waterproofing. In this process, a moisture barrier is installed on the floor of the crawl space, all vents and other openings to the outside are sealed off, and the walls are insulated. These steps will help keep moisture out, and a dehumidifier can be installed to regulate the level of moisture in the air.

In addition to preventing moisture intrusion, crawlspace waterproofing will also:

  • Help lower energy bills by making the home more energy efficient
  • Prevent pests from taking up residence under your home
  • Improve the air quality in your home

Atlanta’s Crawlspace Waterproofing Experts

If moisture intrusion is becoming an issue for your home’s crawlspace, look to Engineered Solutions of Georgia. We offer a wide array of basement and crawlspace waterproofing services and can inspect your home to see if our services are needed. If you select us to waterproof your crawlspace, you can expect the job to be done right the first time, and we’ll stand behind our work with ironclad warranty protection.

Contact Engineered Solutions of Georgia today for more information.

“We could not have been more pleased with the professionalism, attention to detail, and craftsmanship that we received from Engineered Solutions of Georgia! Throughout the entire process, they were responsive, attentive, and followed through with their commitments. The end result was fantastic, and we are very pleased with our new crawlspace encapsulation and waterproofing!”

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