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Crawl Space Encapsulation Services in Central Indiana

Encapsulating, or at least sealing crawl spaces is a popular solution for avoiding indoor moisture issues. It is similar to the lining added to swimming pools to avoid leaks. A heavy-duty polyethylene barrier is added to completely cover your crawl space - usually the floors, foundation walls, and sometimes even ceiling. Americrawl Inc. is the most trusted company in Central Indiana for crawl space encapsulation services, implemented by our expert professionals.

Need to Encapsulate Crawl Spaces

Since up to 50% of household air can flow up from your crawl space, it’s important to keep it as clean and dry as possible. Common issues that lead people to seal their crawl space are:

  • Mold
  • Mildew/musty smell in basement
  • Soft or separating floors
  • High cooling costs
  • Wet insulation
  • Condensation on windows
  • Insect problems
  • Standing water or mud on dirt floor after heavy rain
  • Foul odor from the crawl space
  • Mold & mildew on walls & floor on the first-floor closets
  • Breathing discomfort

Crawl Space Encapsulation by Americrawl Inc.

Water vapor enters the crawl space from the ground (even through cement), leading many people to encapsulate their crawl space to keep the moisture out. Adding a crawl space vapor barrier and dehumidifier is widely accepted as the best way to improve indoor air quality and make energy improvements inside your home. The benefits of creating a Vapor Barrier are:

  • Improved air quality in your crawl space and home
  • Creates inhospitable area for pests and wood-destroying insects
  • Allows for more comfortable living conditions
  • Avoid fungi/mold issues and structural damage
  • Greater energy efficiency in your home
  • Blocked moisture
  • Retains property integrity
  • Healthy crawl space certificate

This water vapor barrier is most effective when it completely covers your crawl space, and sealing tape is used to connect the barrier pieces throughout the area. Once your space is completely sealed, the final piece of encapsulation is controlling the air to maintain a healthy humidity level.

The most common way to do this is by adding a dehumidifier to regulate your crawl space’s moisture level. This barrier and dehumidifier combination protects the crawl space from excess moisture and all the problems that come along with it.

Why Prefer Americrawl for Basement Waterproofing?

Benefits of availing of services by Americrawl:

  • Savings of up to 50% over other methods
  • A transferable lifetime warranty for basement waterproofing systems
  • concrete and dirt crawl space solutions
  • Finished and unfinished basement waterproofing
  • Settling foundation repair using foundation piers and wall anchors
  • Free written estimates and inspections, and fast installation

Americrawl Inc. adheres to simple guidelines of respect, integrity, and responsibility. Our certified technicians will arrive promptly for appointments, perform the work that we are contracted to do, and stand behind our company warranty. Contact us or call us today at 463-218-6767 to know more about our services in Alexandria, Greensburg, North Vernon, Thorntown, Williams Creek, and other parts of our service area.