Crawl Space Encapsulation
What Is Crawl Space Encapsulation?
Up to 50% of the air in your house can stream in from your crawl space. Moisture in the crawl space can cause air quality issues and odors. Adding a crawl space vapor barrier can increase indoor air quality and keep your home warmer in the winter.
Water Extraction Experts encapsulate a crawl space by sealing it with a water vapor barrier (usually a heavy-duty polyethylene barrier) to effectively contain any moisture seeping in from the floor and foundation walls.
Why should you encapsulate your crawl space?
We hear from a lot of our customers who choose to put a water vapor barrier in their crawl space to reduce musty odors in their home. However, there are health risks often associated with a damp crawl space, such as mold, air quality, and fungi. Structural damage, such as wood rot, can also be a problem and negatively impact the value of your property. By encapsulating your crawl space, you also regain this space for storage.
Our Process for Encapsulating
your Crawl Space
- Call us for a FREE inspection. We’ll assess your crawl space and make sure it’s ready for encapsulation.
- Prior to encapsulation will address any excess moisture issues, take measurements and make sure the area is ready for placement of the water vapor barrier.
- Our certified technicians will begin placing the water vapor barrier. We’ll cut the water vapor barrier to the specific measurements of your crawl space to ensure adequate overlap and no gaps are present.
- If your crawl space needs further humidity control, we may recommend the placement of a dehumidifier.
Rodent Removal & Eradication
Unfortunately, living in Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico also means mice and voles are part of life. However, you DON’T have to live with them in your home.
When we’re doing crawl space encapsulation or any other restoration service, we can remove and help eradicate rodent problems. Nobody wants to have rodents in their home…we understand and we can help.
Integrity. Experience. Professional.
When you choose Water Extraction Experts for crawl space encapsulation, you can be confident your home and property are in good hands.
Water Extraction Experts is IICRC Certified. To be certified, we mastered coursework in inspections, cleaning, and restoration and passed a rigorous examination. All our technicians are trained in the latest technology and techniques.
Read What Our Customers Have to Say About Us…
I would recommend them to others.
Very professional and responsive. Matt and his team were great to work with. I would recommend them to others.
They made a a traumatic event stress free and manageable.
I had a water leak while I was away and the house flooded from the second story. Water Extraction Experts were at my home within an hour of contacting them. They started the process immediately and worked with me every step of the way. WEE also documented the whole process and submitted the report to the insurance company. They made a a traumatic event stress free and manageable. I hope I never need them again but if I do I know where to go.
Very professional and responsive.
I am very please with the quality of their work
The team was very professional. They wore face masks (because of Covid 19 pandemic), completed the work quickly, and took photographs of my crawl space before and after. I am very please with the quality of their work
Quick response (they were here within 24hrs). They were professional (especially during this Covid-19 time) all the workers wore masks, feet coverings, and gloves. They answered all of mine and my husbands questions. Matt checked on his guys work and made sure we were totally satisfied. Great work guys!
Pragmatic approach is super valuable.
These guys have solved multiple serious challenges at 2 properties for me. One of them left others stumped. Their familiarity with so many water related issues and their pragmatic approach is super valuable. This is the single best contractor experience I have had in the span of owning 5 homes.