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Crawl Space Encapsulation: Pros & Cons Of Installation

Did you recently find a crawl space in your house?

Does it serve as a functional storage space?

But is it usually infested with insects and rodents? Or do you find it to be a moist, damp space with fungi and molds?

If the answer is yes, your house most definitely needs crawl space encapsulation! This not only protects the crawl space but also maintains indoor air quality and cleanliness. Humidity prevention, hygiene maintenance, damage control by rats, etc. are also some added benefits of this encapsulation. 

Let us now weigh the details and crawl space encapsulation pros and cons to know more about this.

What does crawl space encapsulation mean?

Crawl space encapsulation refers to the process of using a barrier to protect the space underneath your house. The first step here is to clean and remove all the water from the crawl space. This is followed by sealing the cracks, holes and empty spaces which allow the water to get inside. 

A thick plastic lining is used which covers the floor area as well as the pillars and walls. 

So in case you are looking to maintain your house with a water and pest resistant crawl space, getting help from a company like AA Action Waterproofing might be the solution.

Why is crawl space encapsulation necessary?

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