Count on Boise Clean Air for reliable crawl space waterproofing and encapsulating services.
Your crawl space might be out of sight out of mind, but what happens down there has a big impact on the rest of your property. Did you know that almost 40% of the air in your home is routed through your crawl space? When the Boise Clean Air technicians clean and waterproof your crawl space, we reduce allergens and the potential for mold growth in your home. You get a healthier and more comfortable environment for your family.
A lot can go wrong in a crawl space. Whether it’s damaged insulation, water problems, rodents, insects or another issue, we take care of it for you.
Our crawl space services include:
Of all the problems we see in crawl spaces, one of the worst is standing water. Whether it’s due to leaking pipes or a patch of ground that stays wet, water in your crawl space is dangerous.
The most dangerous part of water in your crawl space is that it can facilitate an electric shock to anyone who enters the space, whether it’s a repair person doing some work or a family member storing snow shovels. Never enter a crawl space with standing water.
If your crawl space is merely dark and damp — and it’s hard for a crawl space not to be — electric shocks do not pose much of a threat, but mold and mildew do. Just because these organisms are not growing inside your home doesn’t mean they can’t affect your health. They can grow on the undersides of your floorboards, and the air that comes through the crawl space can carry invisible spores that can make you and your family sick.
Waterproofing or encapsulating your crawl space is the solution to most of these woes.
Encapsulating your crawl space is better because it isolates the area from the rest of your home. It helps protect the air in your home from contaminants, and it makes the floors in your home warmer in winter and cooler in summer. Plus, any home systems you have located in your crawl space will last longer because they will be better protected.
Crawl space encapsulation also helps prevent bugs and other pests from getting into your home. And your energy bills will be lower because your living space will be insulated against your crawl space.
Waterproofing provides a vapor barrier between your crawl space and the ground, which addresses pooling water and makes for a cleaner environment. It does not, however, provide insulating properties.
Whatever option you choose, when you go with Boise Clean Air, you’ll get the best value and service. Call Boise Clean Air today.