Our crawl spaces here in the Pacific Northwest tend not to get much attention. Keeping your crawl space clean and dry is important for maintaining the health and safety of your home and your family. Here are some of the top reasons why you need a dry crawl space.
TOP 10 REASONS TO CARE ABOUT YOUR SEATTLE AREA CRAWLSPACE
- Having a dry crawlspace prevents mold and mildew growth, which can cause respiratory problems, allergies, and asthma.
- A dry crawlspace protects your home’s structural integrity, as moisture can cause wood rot, rust, and corrosion.
- A dry crawlspace improves your home’s energy efficiency, as dampness can reduce the effectiveness of insulation and increase heating and cooling costs.
- A dry crawlspace reduces the risk of pest infestations, as moisture attracts termites, rodents, insects, and other unwanted guests.
- A dry crawlspace improves your home’s air quality, as moisture can carry odors, dust, and pollutants from the soil into your living space.
- Maintaining a dry crawlspace enhances your home’s comfort, as moisture can create cold and clammy conditions in your floors and walls.
- A dry crawlspace preserves your home’s value, as moisture can cause damage and deterioration that can lower your home’s appeal and marketability.
- Having a dry crawlspace prevents water damage, as moisture can seep into your home and cause flooding, leaks, and stains.
- If you store anything of value in your crawlspace, a dry crawlspace safeguards your belongings, as moisture can ruin your stored items and personal possessions.
- A dry crawlspace supports your health and well-being, as moisture can create a stressful and unpleasant environment that can affect your mood and mental health.
- Having a dry, well maintained crawl space can help prevent rodents, thus protecting your insulation from damage. Rodents LOOOOOVE insulation.
HOW TO CHECK THE STATUS OF YOUR CRAWL SPACE
In the Greater Seattle area? Olympia, Bellingham? Would you like to know the condition of your crawlspace without having to go down under your home and battle spiders and potential wet, dirty conditions? Feel free to fill out the form on this website and our tech will come out to your home or business and get you a free drainage inspection and quote.