Crawl Space Damage

Your crawl space is probably a place into which you very rarely venture. It is easy to neglect the area, and you can forget to clean or check the area for damage on a regular basis. However, ignoring your crawl space can lead to severe foundation problems for your home.

Why Your Crawl Space Could Cause Problems

Understanding there is a problem with your crawl space is the first step. Once you learn your crawl space is causing foundation problems, it’s time to call the experts at CNT Foundations. Our team will work with you to find the underlying reason your crawl space is producing issues. There is a plethora of reasons your foundation could be sagging or cracking, any of which could be due to a damaged crawl space. Some of these reasons include:

  • Failing support beams
  • Poor foundation installation
  • Water seepage
  • Excess moisture
  • Drainage issues
  • Weak soil compaction
  • Rot or termite damage

Noticing the Symptoms

Identifying the symptoms of a damaged crawl space is only half the battle. Once you notice damage in your crawl space, calling the professionals in North Charleston to come out and repair the problems can save you hundreds. Whether you are walking around your house or checking the interior of your crawl space, here are some signs your crawl space could be damaged:

  • Growth of mold
  • Musty odors in home
  • Sinking floors
  • High humidity levels
  • Bugs in crawl space
  • Flooding
  • Cracked sheetrock
  • Creaking floors
  • Sloped or uneven floors
  • Sticking windows and doors
  • Floor and wall gaps
  • Bouncy or spongy floors
  • Separation in trim and molding
  • Separation in cabinets

These symptoms can lead to more dangerous problems for your home. Our team at CNT Foundations is ready to repair your crawl space. We will investigate your crawl space and provide you with a report of our findings. Our team will tailor a solution specifically for you and your home. We will make sure you and your family remain safe during our entire process. To learn more about symptoms of a damaged crawl space, call 843-405-7022 today!