With Spring in full swing, you will most likely be spending the majority of your time outside, but what’s happening in your crawlspace during these Spring months?
During the spring we commonly experience a heavy amount of rain which can increase moisture within your crawlspace. Over the last 6 months, we have seen even the driest crawlspaces experience standing water, puddling, and flooding resulting in moisture issues.
It is important to know what is going on under your home. The crawlspace is an integral part of your house, many issues within the crawlspace can have an impact on your health, and home value.
Having one of our trained technicians evaluate your crawlspace or basement is imperative to ensure it is ready to fight the elements of Springtime. To make sure your crawlspace or basement is up to the challenge, give us a call today to schedule a comprehensive crawlspace evaluation.
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The Effects of Moisture
Puddling or some evidence of standing water in your crawlspace or basement may seem like a small issue, but it can lead to even bigger problems for you and your home.
April showers leads to a damp and moist environment resulting in an uncomfortable living conditions. Your crawlspace can trap humid air resulting in conditions that can foster mold and mildew growth. Moisture that forms in your crawlspace can travel through your home via the Stack Effect, resulting in musty smells, increased humidity in the living space, and also may negatively impact your indoor air quality. An increase of moisture in your home can also result in an increase in increased energy spending.
Causes of Moisture
- Elevated humidity
- Ground water rising
- Exterior drainage problems
- Vents low on grade
Here at Jersey Shore Crawlspace, our technicians are specialized not only in detecting if you are undergoing moisture issues, but also finding the root of the problem and provide you a method to address on the spot. We have a number of products and services that we provide to manage the moisture in your home and develop a solution that is appropriate for your specific situation.
During this time of the year, we see numerous homes suffer from mold, odors, and much more and we don’t want this to happen to you. Don't wait, contact us today!
Coming Up Next
Stay tuned to learn about how to eliminate annoying pests and rodents out of your home this Spring!