Moisture Treatments in Charleston SC
Properly sealing the crawlspace and removing the moisture from the ground and air is part of the solution that helps provide a mold-free, radon-free, and insect-free environment, which leads to a more more energy-efficient and healthy homes.
To avoid moisture's negative effects
, a crawlspace should be completely sealed and isolated from the ground and the humid outside air. This crawlspace vapor barrier system involves installing a 20-mil 7-ply sandwich of high and low-density polyethylene with polyester-cord reinforcement on the dirt or concrete floor, that is fastened and epoxied to the walls. This extra-heavy reinforced lining is made especially for this system and is treated with an antimicrobial finish that protects against mold and mildew growth under the crawlspace liner as well as it has a 25 yr warranty against tears and rips.
Lower energy bills, resulting from reduced crawlspace humidity, translate into comfort and savings year after year.
The crawlspace vapor barrier is tough enough for service people to crawl on and safe enough for storage. Being bright white, the liner really brightens a crawlspace too, making it a relatively pleasant storage place while making your home more energy efficient, healthy, and safe for your family.