Because it is mostly out of site, homeowners don’t typically pay much attention to the crawl space. However, crawl spaces are prone to issues that can cause serious and costly damages if left untreated. It is important to pay attention to the crawl space and know what to look for to remedy any damages immediately and avoid and costly repairs. The professionals at American Eagle Professional Services know that if you have a crawl space, it is likely to experience one of many common issues. Crawl spaces are often exposed to conditions that cause flooding and/or humidity issues. These issues can cause permanent damage to your home if not treated right away.
Whether your crawl space issues are flooding, humidity issues, or even sagging floors, we have a solution. Installing crawl space support jacks to repair sagging floors is one of the many methods we use to fix your crawl space issues. Along with complete crawl space encapsulation systems, we can prevent flooding and humidity issues within your crawlspace.
Mold is another common issue found in crawl spaces. Mold is a potentially dangerous substance that is typically found in dark, cool, moisture ridden areas. Our team offers high-quality mold testing and mold remediation services to combat the high humidity levels, musty odors, and mold growth that can occur in a home with a crawl space.(410) 263-9682
Your crawl space can experience common issues that require crawl space repair. These issues can pose health and safety risks. Take a look below to see if you can identify any of these problems in your home. If you do, don’t hesitate to contact our experts for a crawl space inspection and repair estimate.
Moisture: Excess moisture in your crawl space can lead to mold growth. This mold growth can be a serious allergen to you and your family members and should be resolved quickly. You can identify mold growth in your home first by smelling for musty or moldy odors, if there are visible signs of mold in your home then you may have a larger problem that needs to be addressed immediately.
Sagging Floors: Sagging crawl space supports can lead to the floor in your house sagging in one direction. This is a sign that the structural integrity of your foundation is compromised and your home may be on unstable footing. To test this you can set a pin or a marble on your floor and see if it rolls away with no assistance.
Flooding: If you do regularly check your crawl space and notice that there is often water underneath your home after heavy rains or flooding then you may need crawl space encapsulation. Crawl space encapsulation will completely seal your crawl space from the outside elements. This can help combat issues with moisture and mold growth and will keep your crawl space supports from rotting.
We offer a variety of crawl space repair services for homeowners experiencing any of the issues above. Click the button below to learn more about our services and how they can help protect your home.
Our experts know the best methods for protecting your crawl space from water damage. Crawl space encapsulation is the best way to seal your crawl space off from the outside air. This will help prevent water from entering in the area as well as help control humidity which can cause damage to the floor joists.
If you have a large amount of water entering your crawl space on a regular basis then you may need a crawl space sump pump system. These systems are designed to remove water from your crawl space and pump it outside of your home. They are one of the best methods for keeping your crawl space dry.
When you have an area in your home that is subjected to high levels of humidity, there is a good chance that there will be mold growth that occurs. Our team can implement a mold remediation process and install a crawl space dehumidifier to stop humidity issues and prevent mold growth.
Our team of experts can help you with any crawl space repair you may need. If you have noticed any of the issues mentioned above contact us today by filling out our online contact form or by calling (410) 263-9682 to schedule an inspection and appointment.(410) 263-9682