Crawlspace Encapsulation, Dallas, TX

Crawl Space Encapsulation Challenge

Each house is different, but some issues are commonly found in the majority of the home crawl spaces, like fungus, moisture, standing water and rodents.

This Dallas home was not an exception, and those were the main issues that the Homeowner had, he was never comfortable in his own home.

How did we repair this Crawl Space?

The first photo combines the 4 steps that we’ve taken in order to eliminate the dirt in the crawl space from having any further negative impact on the rest of the house.

  1. Isolate the home from the Earth: We installed a 20mil Vapor Barrier covering the entire crawl space floor, walls, and piers and sealed with waterproof tape.
  2. Stop water from entering the crawlspace: A sump pump with drain tile was installed in order to eliminate outside water from entering the crawlspace.
  3. Seal vents and other outside air leaks: We sealed the foundation vents in order to eliminate moisture from entering the crawlspace.
  4. Condition the crawlspace: We then installed a dehumidifier to help pull out any ongoing moisture and condition the space.

Old ductwork, not delivering comfortable air temperatures since it was not sealed at the attachment points and was damaged by rodents.

20mil Vapor barrier, Dehumidifier and Sump Pump were the key to Comfort in this home.

Ductwork was replaced since the old duct was in bad shape.

Protect Your Crawl Space With Advanced Home Comfort

Advanced Home Comfort is Dallas’ leading team of contractors to improve your home’s health. Our professionals can quickly determine where an energy problem stems from in your home. From poor insulation to a watery crawl space, our experts have your home covered. We install vapor barriers, new insulation, and help maintain the most forgotten, yet important areas of your home. Trust us to bring the comfort back into your house. Reach out to us to schedule an inspection.