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Humidity in your basement or crawl space

Your basement or crawl space is the “gut” of your whole house–if it’s not healthy, the rest of your house will start to weaken. Excess humidity in your basement or crawlspace might seem like a small inconvenience, but it can actually be a symptom of larger problems and can even lead to deterioration of your home’s structural integrity.

That’s why Crawlspace Medic offers a range of services, including humidity control, to keep your basement and crawl space dry. With your home’s foundation safe and secure, you’ll feel confident and comfortable for years to come.


Trust us to fix the humidity issues in your home

If you have high humidity levels in your crawl space, let Crawlspace Medic help to identify the source and make long term recommendations. The overall health of your home can suffer due to lingering crawl space moisture.

Our professional inspectors will assess the environment of your crawl space and offer the best solution for long term health.

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Our combined experience results in decades’ worth of expertise and insights that we bring to home repair and home safety.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is my crawl space or basement so humid?

 

Maybe you haven’t found any standing water or visible leaks in your basement or crawl space, but the air is thick with humidity. Where is the moisture coming from? Is it just normal to have a humid basement or crawl space? A few sources of moisture include…

  • Water from rain or groundwater trickling through the walls through small cracks or fissures
  • Interior problems like unvented clothes dryers, showers, and even poorly ventilated kitchen spaces
  • Exterior air let inside by venting the basement or crawl space or by opening basement windows
  • Moisture trapped in concrete of new construction

While a low humidity level is fine (and even healthy), excess moisture under your house can lead to a number of structural issues in your home.

Why is humidity in my basement or crawl space bad?

 

Moisture in basements and crawl spaces is common--so what’s so bad about it? Left unchecked, excess moisture can lead to damage to your home’s support structure. Once that starts to weaken, the integrity of your whole house is at stake. Some of the types of damage include…

  • Dry rot
  • Mold and mildew
  • Water damage
  • Weakened framing
  • Flooding and leaks
  • Insect and rodent infestation
  • Poor air quality in your home, which can lead to respiratory illness
  • High utility bills

Stop damage to your home before it’s too late. Contact Crawlspace Medic today to control the moisture and humidity under your house.

What are the signs you need humidity control in your basement or crawl space?

 

Aside from the air under your house feeling muggy, what are the other signs that the moisture levels in your basement or crawl space are too high?

  • Visible mold or mildew on walls, ceiling, floor, or other surfaces
  • Walls damp to the touch
  • Condensation
  • Moldy or musty odor
  • Water marks on the floors or other surfaces
  • Mold growth or mildew on or in the items stored in your basement or crawl space
How can I get rid of humidity in my crawl space or basement?

 

Your first course of action might be to stick a dehumidifier in your basement or crawl space--problem solved, right? But where is that moisture coming from in the first place?

Addressing the root problem first is always the most important step that will save you a lot of headache and expense in the long run.

When you hire Crawlspace Medic, we’ll conduct a thorough inspection of your foundation, basement, or crawl space to identify the source of water and moisture into your home.

Then we’ll make a customized plan to eliminate excess moisture, including strategies like crawl space encapsulation, French drain installation, vapor barriers, waterproofing, dehumidifier installation, and dry rot repair.

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