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Category: Crawl Space

What Is Crawl Space Encapsulation?

Crawl Space Encapsulation is a process where we use waterproofing materials and vapor barriers to seal the crawl space. We use proper ventilation and conditioning methods to create a healthy conditioned crawl space environment once encapsulation is complete. How Do I Know I Need Crawl Space Encapsulation? You may need crawl space encapsulation if you […]

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How Crawl Space Encapsulation Saves You Money

If your home has a crawl space, you could be wasting money on your electric bill without even realizing it. Your crawl space can have a big impact on the temperature of your home, especially during hot summers and frigid winters. Luckily, crawl space encapsulation is the perfect solution to help you save money on your energy expenses […]

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5 Warning Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Sump Pump

5 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Sump Pump Excessive Vibrations Old Age Rust Electrical Failure Continuously Running If your house has a basement or crawl space, it is likely that you have a sump pump to prevent flooding disasters. If you are not familiar with sump pumps, they are typically installed into the floor in basements […]

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9 Common Homeowner Issues Fixed by Crawl Space Encapsulation

Common Homeowner Issues Fixed by Crawl Space Encapsulation Crawl Space Leaks and Flooding Musty or Unpleasant Smells Damage to Wood Supports and Floors Burst Pipes Damage to Stored Items Cold Floors in Winter Damage to Stored Items High Air Conditioning and Heating Bills Pest Control Headaches When Selling Your Home Whether you know it or […]

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7 Tips for Preparing Your Home for Heavy Rains

7 Tips for Preparing Your Home for Heavy Rains Clear debris from outside stairwell drains, window well drains, and egress window drains Ensure that drains are flowing properly Check sump pump discharge lines Check gutter downspouts Check the driveway Avoid aggressive roots when planting trees Build a soil crown Having issues with a wet basement […]

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Wet Basement Solutions for Historic Homes

Throughout Maryland, Washington, DC and Northern Virginia there are a lot of neighborhoods with historic homes built before 1900. These houses have stood for many decades and they offer a unique charm to homeowners. It is important that residents of historic homes in places like Frederick, MD; Alexandria, VA; and Georgetown hire the right professionals […]

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