Crawl Space Repair
Over time your crawl space may become worn and not function as effectively as it should. This can allow for moisture and mold to take hold in your home. This can damage your home and even cause illness. The way to repair your crawl space is through a process known as encapsulation. This involves sealing your crawl space to make it waterproof. This will protect you and your home for years to come.
Improves Air Quality
Having your crawl space repaired by Foundation Repair and Waterproofing Lexington KY will greatly improve the air quality in your home. This is because if your crawl space is damaged it will allow water to pass through. This can cause mold to form, in fact mold can take as little as 24 hours to set in. Some types of mold can be very harmful to people and can make you very ill. If you keep your crawl space in good condition it won't allow water to pass through and mold to form. This will keep the air clean in your home and protect you from inhaling harmful mold.
Makes Your Home More Efficient
A poorly maintained crawl space is not energy efficient. This is because it will allow humidity to pass into the air of your home. If this happens it will make your home harder to heat up and cool down. Humidity in the air can make heating and air conditioning systems up to 15% less energy efficient. This means that you will have to use more fuel and pay more in electricity bills to keep your home at the desired temperature. To make your home more energy efficient you should hire us to carry out our expert crawl space repair service today.
Saves Money in the Long Run
If moisture gets into your home through a damaged crawl space it can cause a significant amount of damage. Moisture can let mold pass through which can damage walls and structures on your property. On top of this moisture can cause wood to rot and become unstable. This will result in very costly repairs. Although you will have to pay to have your crawl space repaired the price is significantly less than any repair work that will have to be completed on your property. choosing to have your crawl space repaired means choosing to save money in the long run.
If there are gaps in your crawl space it can allow unwelcome guests to pass through. This can allow insects to infest your home. Not only is this unpleasant but it can also be costly. If termites get into your crawl space they may eat away at wood and cause areas of your home to become structurally unstable. This will result in costly repairs. Then there is the added cost of having an exterminator call out to eliminate your infestation. If you would like to avoid this you should call us today so we can carry out our crawl space repair.