Crawl Space Encapsulation
Crawl Space Encapsulation in Mississippi
If you don't have a basement or concrete slab foundation, your home probably has a crawlspace between the ground and floorboards. This space often contains wiring and plumbing and gives your home some protection against flooding and moisture incursion. However, many people neglect the crawl space until a problem arises.
Foremost Foundations & Construction offers proactive crawl space encapsulation in Mississippi — learn more about this important service that protects your home and health.
What Is Crawl Space Encapsulation in Mississippi?
This process involves lining the crawl space with a polyethylene barrier. The material covers the floors, walls, and, sometimes, the ceiling. Unencapsulated crawl spaces can present numerous hazards to your home and family. However, by encapsulating your crawl space, you can prevent or minimize the following issues:
High indoor humidity
Mold and mildew
High energy bills
Floor joist problems
Pest infestations from bugs and rodents
All these problems have potential consequences for the structural integrity and sanitary conditions of your home. Therefore, we recommend scheduling a no-obligation consultation to help you understand the benefits of encapsulation.
What Are the Advantages of Crawl Space Encapsulation?
Vapors, moisture, and other elements rising from the ground can have a damaging impact on your home. Fortunately, you can protect your family from poor indoor air quality and pest infestations. Crawl space encapsulation has numerous benefits, including the following:
Control the environment to be able to lower humidity and moisture levels
Prevent water damage
Eliminate mold and mildew
Contain foul odors
Lower home HVAC costs
Prevent foundation cracks and damage
Safeguard your home from the nuisance and damage caused by pests
Crawl space encapsulation gives you better indoor air quality. That may make it easier for those with asthma, allergies, and other respiratory issues to breathe inside your home. Are you still wondering whether you can benefit from this important service? Our technicians can provide an inspection of your crawlspace to spot any potential dangers. Additionally, we also provide an upfront estimate so that you fully understand the cost and associated service before we start.
When to Request Crawl Space Encapsulation?
It's easier and cheaper to seal a crawl space during the build process. Alternatively, you can schedule the service to improve the longevity and comfort of your house. As an added bonus, you can seal the crawl space if you want to improve the value of your home while getting it ready for sale.
For crawl space encapsulation in Mississippi, call us at (601) 405-1052 or request an appointment online. We offer numerous services to homeowners in Meridian MS, Jackson MS, Hattiesburg MS, the Mississippi coast and the Golden Triangle as well as Mobile, AL
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I highly recommend Steve Folk, Bray Watkins and the entire Foremost team. I hired them because part of my driveway sunk nearly 6 inches at the entrance to the carport. Foremost was able to raise the driveway nearly even, which reduced risk of a blown out tire on our vehicles. Additionally, they installed 13 screwjacks under the house, which was dipping towards the middle and creating a bowl effect. We saw an immediate improvement. Their work and customer service were fantastic!
- Tripp Segars