Crawl Space Moisture Mitigation in Cape Charles

Local Crawl Space and Foundation Waterproofing and Repair Services in Cape Charles, VA

Crawl Space in Need of Encapsulation in Cape Charles

It doesn't matter if your crawl space floods when there are extended rains or there are large cracks along your foundation, you already know there could be a real issue. Our team is here to provide assistance when you have any kind of crawl space water, foundation settlement, or bowed foundation wall problem. We use products that we've tested and methods that we've perfected over the years that we stand behind. We have a team of professionals in the Cape Charles area that are trained to correctly investigate your home and evaluate your problem to implement a unique solution to that problem that will ensure your home is properly repaired. When we install a crawl space moisture control system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of industry experience and trusted products.

It is critical that once you've seen a problem with the crawl space or foundation that you contact an experienced repair company. We recommend this because there are quite a few potentially dangerous problems that will arise with these issues such as mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you're needing our foundation repair products to stop foundation issues, or crawl space services to control mildew growth in the crawl space, our professionals are here to help you.

Crawl Space Solutions

Crawl Space Jacks in Cape Charles

In Cape Charles, there are many homes that were built with crawl space areas instead of basements. For many years, these were created with vents which was intended to increase air flow into the space and keep it dry. Unfortunately, the opposite is usually what happens. The vents allow water to enter the space during rain and snow storms and the vents hinder airflow which causes the humidity levels to stay high which will eventually foster the growth of mildew. Up to 50% of the air in your home has come up through the crawl space so having the space protected from the weather and keeping the humidity levels low can improve the overall air quality in your home.

We have been enclosing crawl spaces since 1995 and we know the proper way to close them off and control excess humidity. This is done using a process known as encapsulation which is the installation of a heavy duty liner, sometimes accompanied by insulation products, which are sturdy plastic and vinyl sheets as well as vent covers and a sturdy door that can seal the area completely and stop any unwanted moisture from entering. Closing the area will also stop critters and animals from settling in the crawl space which will keep any equipment there safe and allow you to use it for storage. After your crawl space is encapsulated, if necessary we can install a system of sagging floor jacks to lift sloping floors above the crawl space.

Structural Foundation Repair

Foundation Settlement Repair Cape Charles

The homes foundation is quite possibly one of the most important areas of the home. It not only supports the building itself but it also forms the basement walls. If there are foundation problems, usually, they will manifest themselves in the form of stair-step cracks in your brickwork, horizontal cracks that run the length of the foundation or along the basement walls. Sometimes, you will see that your windows will not open or close easily or there may be cracks at the corners of them. While these problems may not seem serious at first, each of them are indicative of a sinking or settling foundation and it is important to have an expert evaluate the foundation for particular problems to determine what type of a repair needs to be in place.

Thankfully, many foundation problems have very similar causes and our professionals are very good at evaluating these problems. We can utilize a repair product intended for your exact issue to permanently repair and stabilize the foundation or walls. If the problem is a sloping foundation, we can install a system of foundation piers to level the foundation. The location and amount of sinking will determine if we use helical or push piers. Both types are very strong and can help stabilize your foundation.

Contact Us

If you are interested in any of the solutions above, please fill out the form on our contact us page or call us directly at 757-367-5924 and organize a meeting with one of our experts.