Crawl Space Repair: Why It's Important to be Proactive
People often don’t discover that crawl space repair is necessary until their property is being sold or damage is too severe not to notice. Most people adopt the “out of sight, out of mind” mentality, making the crawl space the most neglected area of many homes. If you don’t see it or think about it, why worry about it? Well, when it comes to your home’s crawl space, several sectors of your home and life are directly impacted by its health. When your crawl space is not adequately monitored, it can cause problems for both your home and your family. However, there are some signs that you can look for that may indicate there is damage in your crawl space.
Recognize the Signs Early: Symptoms of Crawl Space Damage
Your crawl space can produce a variety of issues for your foundation. It can range from sagging floors to mold and mildew growing underneath your home. CNT Foundations recommends checking your crawl space regularly for early signs of foundation problems. Below are a few symptoms that could signal it's time for crawl space repair:
- Musty odors in the home
- Uneven floors
- Cracked sheetrock
- Floor and wall gaps
- Creaking floors
- Bugs in basement or crawl space
- Excessive humidity
To learn more about the symptoms of crawl space damage, you can read more on our Symptoms of Crawl Space Damage page. If you’re suspicious of these symptoms indicating damage in your home, call CNT Foundations immediately to get a free inspection and ensure a proper diagnosis and solution.
What Happens When You Wait: How Crawl Space Damage Can Harm Your Health and Home
If you notice any of the symptoms above and fail to react in time, there are several ways your damaged crawl space can harm your health and home. This harm can include the following:
- Failing support beams
- Excess moisture issues
- Rotting and deterioration of wood and other materials
- Foundation damage
- Poor air quality
- Mold infestations
Because of the expensive, difficult repairs and health hazards damaged crawl spaces can cause, it’s important to be proactive when it comes to crawl space repair and preventative solutions. At CNT Foundations, we provide an extensive list of crawl space repair solutions to ensure your home and crawl space are protected.
Crawl Space Repair Solutions
If your crawl space does encounter severe damage, the experts at CNT Foundations are here to help. We offer a variety of solutions to repair and maintain your crawl space. Our team will assess the area and provide you with multiple solutions. Here are a few solutions we offer:
- Crawl space encapsulation
- Crawl space dehumidifiers
- Concrete masonry units
- Crawl space drains
- Seal block walls
- Vent covers
- Vapor barrier system
- Sister joists
- Sump pumps
- Crawl space doors
- Continuous footing
To learn more about the solutions CNT Foundations offers, visit our Crawl Space Solutions page.
Crawl Space Contractors Working with You!
CNT Foundations will work with you to ensure your house is repaired correctly and effectively. Our crawl space repair contractors are dedicated to finding the right solution for your home. Our team will answer any questions about our procedures and ensure you and your family remain safe during our process. All our services are backed by a lifetime warranty. You can rest easy while CNT Foundations works to repair your crawl space.
Call CNT Foundations at 843-405-7022 today to receive your free estimate!