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Crawl Space Encapsulation

Crawl Space Encapsulation

Crawl space encapsulation is a really popular way to manage moisture or flooding. It is also a great way to easily get control over the quality of air in your house and lock out rodents and annoying bugs. When you are thinking about "green-ovating" your property, or just getting command over the moisture or humidity, when you have a crawl space, you have to encapsulate.

Crawl space encapsulation does a great deal for the crawl space and also for the home above.

The Basement Doctor WV (formerly Crawl Space and Basement solutions) provides crawl space encapsulation services for folks in: Parkersburg, Ravenswood, Charleston, Huntington, Scott Depot, Morgantown, Fairmont, Clarksburg, Weston, Wheeling, Beckley, and surrounding areas of West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio.

Wet Crawl Space

Crawl Space

The process of encapsulating or "sealing off" a crawl space is done to lock out moisture and get rid of your wet crawl space issue for good. Crawl space encapsulation will turn off the link between moisture, water, and the joists of a home. By running a vapor barrier along the wall surfaces of a crawl space to completely protect the flooring, you essentially divide the outside from the inside of the home.

This vapor barrier certainly is the flexible membrane between the wall surfaces and floor and the remaining area of the house. A properly designed vapor barrier will decrease the transfer of moisture through it, while managing the speed at which air will naturally go through. This can help to restrict and manage the amount of moisture which will find its way into the air area and totally separate liquid water and steer it to a sump spot.

Encapsulating a crawl space is going to decrease moisture and humidity inside your crawl space and help reduce your energy expenses. Limiting moisture will help to ensure that any insulating material inside your floor boards will be working at their best while keeping the price of running any air conditioners as low as possible.

Crawl Space Repair

You'll need crawl space repair if you notice the following:

  • Presence of Water
  • Bugs/Rodents/Spiders/Snakes
  • Wet, Humid Air
  • Huge Energy Bills
  • Sloping, Slanting Floor Surfaces

Please Contact The Basement Doctor WV (formerly Crawl Space and Basement solutions) using our online form or at 1-877-620-8165 right now to learn more about our crawl space encapsulation services. We look forward to assisting you in the near future! Remember, ignoring your wet crawl space may lead to a variety of much worse problems further on in the future, which includes mold growth and wood rot.

The Basement Doctor is your Southeast Ohio and West Virginia Certified WhiteCap Installer. To learn more about the WhiteCap Crawl Space Encapsulation System, please visit

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Basement Repair in Greenup, KY
The basement repair crew was very polite and worked hard to complete the project as promised and cleaned up the site nicely. Your consultant was very nice, knowledgeable and explained the process very well.
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