Crawl Space Repair Case Studies: Very Wet Crawl Space Transformation in Corunna, ON

Friday, November 16th, 2018 by Ben Bates

Challenge

This crawl space was just plain muddy and even had a trench with standing water, which created a very wet space.

The excessive moisture was causing problems in the crawl space and throughout the entire home, including:

-        Damp, musty, mouldy smells

-        The high level of humidity made for an uncomfortable living environment and the home’s heating and cooling less efficient than it should be.  

-        Very cold floors during the winter months.

If left unchecked, the crawl space and entire home could easily become a haven for mould and mildew. The humidity would eventually rot the wood and affect the structure of the home. 

Solution

We addressed the issues in the crawl space in four phases, which are all related to completely sealing off the crawl space from the outside environment:  

1)     Address the naturally wet dirt floor with improved drainage and a sump pump specifically designed for crawl spaces.

2)    Isolate the space from the earth below using our durable CleanSpace® Liner.

3)    Regulate the temperature fluctuations in the crawl space with Spray Foam Insulation.

4)   Seal the space with a new access door.

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Project Summary

Inspector: Sam

Foreman: Justin

About the author
Ben Bates lives in the Chatham-Kent area and has been involved in the basement, crawl space and foundation industry since 2008. He has a passion for improving homes the right way and knows what it takes to waterproof, encapsulate or stabilize homes in Ontario. He assists with over 900 projects per year.

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