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.

“Very happy with the recent work on my crawl space by ESOG. They were reliable and took the time to do the job right and left my basement cleaner than when they arrived. My crawl space has never been so dry, and my basement has lost the damp musty smell from before. Questions and any issues were answered and resolved immediately. Big shout out to ESOG!”

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“We had an excellent experience with ESOG, which built new basement retaining walls and waterproofed our basement. After spending a lot of time researching solutions and interviewing several companies, I went with ESOG because the detailed construction plan was vetted by a certified in-house engineer complete with the all-important PE stamp AND the price was competitive. All of the staff, from the salesman to the engineer to the work crews, were courteous and professional and delivered what they promised.”

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