The problem with a dirt or vented concrete crawl space is that as warm air rises in your home, it brings up with it the air that was previously in your crawl space, including moisture and mold spores, as well as anything else that may be airborne in the crawl space, control of which often requires a vapor barrier with Crawl Space Cleaning Los Altos.
Just remember that your crawl space, although often neglected until it’s too late, is one of the most important spaces in your home. It can be a spawning ground for mold, bugs, embarrassing odors, and even radon gas. The moisture generated in the crawl space will lead to structural damage and higher energy costs! On the other hand, a clean, sealed and waterproof crawl space can be an extra source for much-needed storage while making your home more energy efficient, healthy, and safe for your family.
Properly sealing the crawl space and removing the moisture from the ground and air using an approved moisture barrier is part of the solution that helps provide a mold-free, odor-free, and insect-free environment, which leads to a more energy-efficient and healthier home. Restoration King is your crawl space specialist. We are experts in Los Altos in waterproofing and the proper installation of vapor barriers. Our sealed crawl space cost is affordable and prevents further mold growth and can help save you money on energy costs.
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Crawl Space Cleaning Los Altos
Often neglected, a home’s crawl space is something many homeowners never think about until problems start to pop up. Maybe because a crawl space is one of those hidden features of a home that no one ever sees.
Sadly though, crawl space cleaning should be something on the honey-do-list at regular intervals much like gutter cleaning or a new roof for example.
Without regular inspections or cleanings, a crawl space can cause nasty damage to not only your home but also your health. Alarming as it sounds, simple and regular inspections can save you from hazards.
Crawl space issues can range from animals harboring inside your crawl space causing damage in many ways such as urine and feces, chewing on structural components, wires and more. Leaking pipes or bad weather can also cause moisture issues, leading to mold problems.
A simple solution is to call Crawl Space Cleaning Los Altos for an inspection. We can tell you if your crawl space needs attention, cleaned out or if it is completely fine.
Air ducts get damaged from a number of factors such as age, poor design, and rodent damage.
Damaged duct work or air duct leaks affect the indoor environment in two main ways:
Cold air is lost before it effectively cools the indoor space. This makes your HVAC system work harder, using more energy and driving your utility bills up.