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If you have a crawl space in your home, you need to make sure that it's properly waterproofed. You probably know that you need to waterproof your home. If you have a basement, you know to make sure that area is waterproofed, as well. However, you might not realize that you need to waterproof your crawlspace. One reason might be due to the fact that you're rarely in your crawlspace, which means it's rarely on your mind. Unfortunately, when it comes to waterproofing your crawlspace should definitely be on your mind. If you're going to be waterproofing your crawlspace, you need to talk to your contractor about encapsulation. This process seals your entire crawlspace and protects it from moisture and water damage. Here are three reasons why you should choose encapsulation when waterproofing your crawlspace.
Provides Additional Protection
When it comes to your crawlspace, you need to make sure that it's properly waterproofed. However, you also want to make sure that it's protected from a variety of other risk factors. Encapsulation provides that additional protection. Once your crawlspace is encapsulated, it will be protected against mold growth, pest infestations and radon leaks through the soil. You'll have the benefit of knowing that your crawlspace is no longer exposed to those risks.
Reduces Your Utility Bills
If you're tired of paying high utility bills to keep your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter, you need to talk to your contractor about crawlspace encapsulation. With proper encapsulation, it will be easier to ensure that your home maintains comfortable temperatures during the winter and summer. That's because your crawlspace will be sealed, which means that you won't be losing energy through the floor of your home. Not only that, but because encapsulation locks moisture out of your crawlspace, which means it won't be able to seep into your home.
Increases Your Storage Space
If you're in need of additional storage space in your home, you owe it to yourself to have your crawlspace encapsulated. This is particularly true if you have an exposed soil floor in your crawlspace. Once you have encapsulation in your crawlspace, you'll be able to use the area for additional storage. That's because the heavy-duty sheeting that's used during the encapsulation process seals your crawlspace, creating usable space for storage.
If you're crawlspace hasn't been waterproofed yet, you need to talk to a waterproofing company, like Central Penn Waterproofing, about encapsulation. This process will protect your home from water damage, reduce your utility bills, and provide your home with much-needed storage space.