Repair and Encapsulate Your Crawl Space for Waterproof Protection Year-Round
Many homes sit on top of a drafty and musty crawl space that is completely subjected to high humidity and mold growth. You may not lay eyes on your crawl space every day but that doesn’t mean it isn’t impacting your energy bills or air quality.
Many older homes have outdated insulation that is soaked through from years of humidity. Don’t settle for a soggy and unstable crawl space. Waterproofing and encapsulating the area under your home can transform its longevity, air quality and more.
Dependable Home Services is Midlothian’s trusted choice for crawl space encapsulation contractors. Our team uses steps proven to remediate, seal and protect the base of your house.
Call us today for services that ensure your home remains dry and free from any dampness prone to causing serious structural, air quality or efficiency problems.
What are the Benefits of Moisture Control and Encapsulation?
A dry and well-maintained crawl space is integral to the durability of your Midlothian, VA home. When moisture infiltrates your space it can lead to numerous issues, including rot, pest infestations, and even foundation problems. Prevent potential damage with encapsulation services from Dependable Homes.
Advanced techniques and high-quality materials, such as spray foam and vapor barriers, are used to create a sealed environment perfect at keeping out moisture.
You deserve a home built to last. If your basement or crawl space is packed with improper insulation, lacking ventilation or filled with leaking groundwater — it’s time to consider major encapsulation improvements.
Crawl space encapsulation offers several benefits for your Midlothian home. By sealing off your crawl space, you’re able to stop moisture from seeping into your home’s foundation walls, reducing the risk of structural damage.
On top of that, encapsulation is part of your key efforts to ensure healthy indoor air quality. By stopping mold and mildew you’ll keep your HVAC circulating air that’s safe to breathe.
Encapsulating your crawl space also helps to insulate your home, leading to lower energy costs. By creating a barrier between the crawl space and the rest of the house, you prevent cold air from infiltrating during the winter and hot air during the summer. This improves your home’s energy efficiency and reduces the strain on your HVAC system.
From Inspection to Crawl Space Repair and Waterproofing
Dependable Home Services follows a thorough process to effectively encapsulate your crawl space. Each service starts off with a detailed inspection of your crawl space. Our contractors diligently search for any moisture damage, pest infestations or other issues.
Once your service is complete, your space will be free of mold spores, damaging insects like termites, dangerous animals and rotting wood or insulation.
Our extensive process includes:
- Raking the soil flat and smooth under your home
- Cleaning the area by removing debris
- Adding a new access door for better ventilation
- Adding 2 ½ inches of foam insulation on all block walls for protection
- Installing humidifiers and drain piping to keep moisture out
- Removing old or damaged insulation
- Mold remediation services and treating for mildew to keep your home healthy
- Adding a layer of protection to your pipes with steel wool and spray foam insulation
Now with the necessary repairs, a high-quality encapsulation system, and effective sealing, your home is set up for success. You’ll experience less draftiness and loss of HVAC efficiency and a cleaner home environment.
An Experienced Team Ready to Encapsulate Your Space
Choosing a company to work on your home always requires a lot of research, consultations and quotes. It can seem like a lot of work and putting off essential services can just increase your stress levels.
You shouldn’t have to second guess yourself on essential home repairs and improvements. Dependable Home Services has spent years serving the Midlothian, VA area. It’s our number one priority to offer your high-quality results made possible by hard workers with a knack for fixing up houses.
Get the return on your investment that you deserve with crawl space encapsulation that stands up to the elements, protects your home’s foundation and keeps out pesky moisture problems.
Dependable Home Services works to always:
- Ensure each team member working on your home is qualified for the job
- Keep up with the latest and most effective crawl space repair and encapsulation methods
- Prioritize your satisfaction and provide exceptional service
- Offer free estimates, allowing you to understand the scope of the project and make an informed decision
- Maintain the licensing and insurance needed for your peace of mind