Although, in some states, the building code still requires that crawl spaces be vented, Virginia has made a significant change to their building code for crawl space ventilation. According to the change, crawl space ventilation openings are not required where exposed earth is covered with a continuous vapor retarder or barrier.
Your home is a system, and every part of that system plays a role that affects the rest of the structure. A dirt, vented or unconditioned concrete crawl space under your Virginia home is a very bad idea. The earth has very high humidity in the soil. The underground water vapor moves easily into the crawl space and upwards into your house environment. If your crawl space begins to rot, grow mold, or experience structural problems, this will extend to every part of your home. In addition, A home with a dirt crawl space costs more to heat or cool and can raises your heating and cooling cost 15% (to 25%) every month. So, fixing your crawl space is one home repair you can't afford not to make.
Fortunately, there is an ultimate solution to dirt crawl spaces - The CleanSpace System - developed by Basement Systems, the world leader in dry basement and crawl space technology. The CleanSpace Encapsulation System completely stops moisture penetration. It's also tough enough for you to crawl on it and to use your crawl space for storage without worry of putting holes or tears in the liner.
Whether you live in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Arlington, Richmond or Newport News, we have our Virginia crawl space contractors available to install the CleanSpace system in your neighborhood. Call toll free at 1-800-638-7048 or contact us online and you are on your way to a dry, energy-efficient crawl space - and a home that is less expensive, more comfortable, and healthier to live in.
Project Location: Calvary Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030
Comment: I'm replacing a crawl space door for a homeowner and they want atleast 36" wide door. They currently have a home made plywood double door set up. They want the new one to be insulated.
Project Location: Gadsen Dr, Fairfax, VA 22032
Comment: Poured concrete floor in crawl space but Current fiberglass insulation falling. Inadequate ventilation. Plastic vapor barrier removed. Bacteria growth on wood, rodent problem
Project Location: Graystone Road, Warrenton, VA 20187
Comment: Crawl space horror
Project Location: Wilson St., Dumfries, VA 22026
Comment: Slight mildew odor Noticeable moisture 34x24 space 3ft avgerage Height
Project Location: Edwards Shop Rd., Elkwood, VA 22718
Comment: Crawl space concerns, moisture, old vapor barrier replacement.
Project Location: Sleigh Dr, Cross Junction, VA 22625
Search Request: crawl space water
Comment: Mold in crawl space
Project Location: Kirtley Trail, Culpeper, VA 22701
Comment: The house has a crawl space. The vents for the crawl space are at ground level. Water comes in when it rains. Looking for 2 pumps and drains around the inside.
Project Location: Roosevelt Dr., King George, VA 22485
Comment: I am looking for a quote for my crawl space to have the following jobs done: clean out insulation and cement polly in crawl, seal vents, mold care treatment, insecticide exposed soil, put 8 mm polly down, foamboard insulation, put in a dehumidifier with condensaion pumpkit and a hygrometer.
Project Location: Ashland Mill Road, King George, VA 22485
Comment: Reno 1940s home. The crawl space needs floor joists lifting and vapor barrier installation.
Project Location: Irving Avenue, Colonial Beach, VA 22443
Search Request: sump pump for crawlspace
Comment: Looking for total moisture protection (encapsulation plus sump) for dirt crawlspace with water infiltration.
Project Location: Philips Path, Kents Store, VA 23084
Comment: Check Crawl space for humidity and encapsulation.
Project Location: Wheat Ridge Court, Glen Allen, VA 23059
Comment: West Crawl Space Walls.
Project Location: Hargrave Ct, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Comment: Crawl space door is rotted and rusted and needs to be replaced. Existing door is steel.
Project Location: University Blvd, Henrico, VA 23229
Comment: We have possible moisture issues with our crawl space and basement including bubbling of the paint on our cinder block walls and some areas of the wall chipping off. Wall is interior wall that backs up to crawl space.
Project Location: Highland Drive, Powhatan, VA 23139
Comment: Older home with standard dirt crawl space with plastic vapor barrier and hot water heater.
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