For owners whose homes have a crawl space, the main issue they have to deal with in that part of the house is moisture. Crawl spaces are notorious for their vulnerability to moisture and all the other problems caused by excessive moisture in any space, such as mold. Problems in the crawl space can pose…Read More
Crawl space encapsulation costs can vary so greatly it is difficult to explain. If you plan to DIY your crawl space encapsulation, one would think the costs to be lower. But many people forget to add a value to their own time. If you make $15/hour and it takes you 40 hours to encapsulate your…Read More
This article answers the question, “will crawl space encapsulation cause my energy bill to increase?” Is encapsulation worth it even if the bill goes up? Many contractors try to sell home improvement based on factors like saving 25% on utility bills by insulating your attic. If only that statement was true for all of us.…Read More
So why are there so many crawl space encapsulation mistakes? There is no standard or guide contractors must follow to perform crawls pace encapsulation. You have spec home builders that are building crawl spaces one way, and you have custom home builders building crawl spaces another. And guess what? They’re both acceptable by local codes…Read More
If you are struggling with whether to invest the money in a crawl space encapsulation system, please read this article.
Crawl Space Encapsulation has become very popular, especially in the south. Most of the crawl space repairs we perform in and around Knoxville, TN involves at the minimum sealing the crawl space to control humidity. There are many layers of crawl space encapsulation so finding the right fit for your budget is important and can also be confusing.