From Scary Place to Valuable Space
The space is so small. How big of a problem can it really be?
It might be tempting to think about your crawl space this way. But in reality, crawl spaces can wreak havoc on your home and your health when they are overlooked.
And it all boils down to one reason: humidity.
Your crawlspace attracts humidity like nothing else. But with some help from Blue Umbrella, you can make your crawl space less creepy crawly and much more safe!
Why Should I Waterproof My Crawl Space?
Just because you don’t spend time in your crawl space, this doesn’t mean you’re totally free from it. In fact, quite the opposite.
Since air rises, any contaminated air in your crawl space will reach the rest of your home. This means you’re breathing in the same air you’d be breathing if you were living in your crawl space. Not a very pleasant thought!
If water is getting into your crawl space, you should have it waterproofed. Here’s why:
- The humid air can cause mold to grow. The mold, in turn, can lead to upper respiratory infections, allergy symptoms and more.
- Keeping the water out will help protect your home’s foundation and structure.
- Waterproofing your crawl space will prevent bugs and insects.
- You’ll be increasing your home’s overall value should you ever choose to sell.
How Does the Process Work?
Since you can’t separate your home from your crawl space, you need to separate your crawl space from the outdoors.
Our first priority will be removing any water that’s currently in your crawl space. Once we waterproof the space, we’ll install a sump pump to redirect water away from your home. At Blue Umbrella, we carry some of the industry’s best sump pumps equipped with backup systems in case the power goes out.
Another important part of the process is crawl space encapsulation. While this sounds like a fancy term, it’s essentially just covering your crawl space with a highly durable, protective liner to seal it off from outdoor elements. In addition, we install vent covers to prevent that outdoor air from infiltrating your crawl space. This will not only protect your space from moisture, bugs and bad smells, but it will also help you save money on your heating and cooling bills!
To further ensure your crawl space maintains proper humidity levels, Blue Umbrella specializes in crawl space dehumidification. We carry reliable dehumidifiers that will improve your air quality and help your air conditioner run much more efficiently. It’s a win-win across the board!
Transform Your Crawl Space With Blue Umbrella
You’ll be amazed by the difference in your crawl space once our work is through. Best of all, you can feel comforted knowing your crawl space isn’t a hindrance to your home, but rather, another valuable asset!
To request a free estimate, call Blue Umbrella Waterproofing at 908.432.8858 or connect with our team online today.
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