Crawl space encapsulation creates a barrier that keeps moisture and all the problems that come with it out of your home. Keep a lookout for these five signs you need crawl space encapsulation and call Standard Insulating Company for expert crawl space insulation services.
Where there’s water, there will be mold. If you see mold growing on the lower levels of your home, water is almost certainly getting in through your crawl space.
2. Musty Odors
Are there musty odors in your house? This is a sure sign of mold growth. Crawl space encapsulation will help.
Bugs love warm, wet places like an uninsulated crawl space. Encapsulation will make your crawl space a less accessible and less desirable home for insects, and help keep them out of your living spaces too.
4. Indoor Allergy Symptoms
The air that’s underneath your house rises up and becomes your breathing air. If there are toxins like mold and pests in your crawl space, it will impact the air quality throughout your entire home and can make your family sick.
5. High Energy Bills
Unprotected crawl spaces waste energy and can lead to high heating and cooling bills. Crawl space encapsulation is necessary for an energy efficient home.