Crawl Space Repair Photo Album: Encapsulate your crawl space !
Mrs. Marcil from Gatineau had a dirty and wet crawl space that was affecting her entire home. She knew that she had to treat this problem permanently and contacted us in order to encapsulate her crawl space. Our specialist therefore recommended the best encapsulation products: CleanSpace, Delta MS, TerraBlock, SmartSump and SaniDry Sedona.
Dirty crawl space in Gatineau
A dry crawl space invites unwanted pests such as insects, dust mites, and spiders. Insects inhabiting crawl spaces range from a wide variety of dust mites to a multitude of species of spiders. Since many people have allergies to dust mites, and spiders (some of which are poisonous), you need to have your crawl space fixed.
Rotten wood in a crawl space is a very bad sign
Exposure to water, even simple dampness, will also promote rot on the wood which may affect negatively on the foundation of the house and may cause sagging floors.
Leakage in a crawl space in Gatineau
The fact that some of your duct work is constructed of sheet metal. Sheet metal rusts when it comes in contact with water and rust on your duct work creates holes in your duct work allowing the air that should be going to the various rooms in your house, to escape into your crawl space.
Bad odors as results of a damp crawl space in Gatineau
The mold, mildew and wood rot existing in a crawl space can cause all sorts of odors to develop inside your crawl space. As you can see in this picture, the existing leaking is very easy for these odors to make their way into the house and the only way to fix it is to encapsulate the area.
Very small crawl space entrance in Gatinau
This picture shows clearly how small can be the crawl space entrance and how much our team is equipped and prepared to meet every challenge.
Installation of drainage matting in Gatineau
Drainage matting are placed between the vapor barrier and the ground, improving drainage and significantly enhances the liners durability. Its high density polyethylene (HDPE) composition provides a good resistance to water pressure and aids in drainage.
Installation of a crawl space Vapor Barrier in Gatineau
Our experts have installed the CleanSpace membrane to keep moisture from entering the area through the dirt floor, as well as directly through the open pores of the concrete from the ground beyond
SmartSump installed In a crawl space in Gatineau
The SmartSump is a customized sump pump system for your crawl space area. And is a key part of our crawl space vapor barrier system.