Crawl Space Repair Photo Album: Encapsulated crawl space in Brigham
It is very important to encapsulate the crawl space. In order to do so, we installed our patented CleanSpace vapor barrier membrane in a crawl space in Brigham. The CleanSpace membrane is composed of 7 layers of treated polyethylene in which an antibacterial additive is added.
Humid crawlspaces in Brigham
As you can see in this picture, the crawl space seems to be in a very poor condition, extremely dirty and full of mold. Mold releases mycotoxins, which are harmful to your respiratory system.
Old sump pump used in a crawl space in Brigham
Our client has already a sump pump installed in his crawl space area. This sump pump is not appropriate due to its open pit which allows moisture to aggravate in the crawl space and throughout the entire house as well.
Efflorescence on the walls
Efflorescence is a deposit of soluble salts, usually white in color, which can appear on the surface of masonry or concrete. Efflorescence is an indication of moisture existing in the area as seen in this picture.
Failure to isolate the crawl space
Our client was trying to isolate his Crawl Space by using a Fiber Glass membrane which is not recommended at all.
CleanSpace membrane installation
The technicians at Systèmes Basement Québec installed the CleanSpace membrane in the customer's crawl space. The CleanSpace membrane is composed of 7 layers of high density polyethylene and is specified by being very durable and affordable.
Once the CleanSpace membrane is in place, the crawlspace is much cleaner and brighter