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Crawl Space Repair Bay Area, Vapor Barrier Bay AreaA wet crawl space can be an inviting place for mold, mildew, and pests. A vapor barrier can help keep your crawl space dry. Some of the causes of a wet crawl space are:

  • Open crawl space vents
  • Loose crawl space doors
  • Ground water seeping into the crawl space
  • Poor drainage on the exterior of your home
  • Plumbing leaks

The professionals at Bay Area Underpinning has the experience and uses the best products available for encapsulating your crawl space. We offer the Bay Area, including, San Francisco, Fairfield, and Oakland

The air in your crawl space circulates throughout your entire home, and if there is mold growing in your crawl space due to moisture, it can cause health issues to you and your family. The vapor barrier that we use is manufactured by Earth Contact Products, the best manufacturer of waterproofing products in the industry. These vapor barriers are 10 and 16 mil thick and are puncture resistant. The building codes usually call for 6-mil minimum thick. Thin vapor barriers that you can get at your local hardware store, do not resist tearing and punctures. This leave them completely useless.

Benefits of Vapor Barriers for the Bay Area in California

Vapor Barriers Bay Area UnderpinningCreating a healthy home starts from the ground up. High quality vapor barriers will stop moisture from migrating to your living spaces thus making the air you breathe healthier. If you need crawl space repair Bay Area, then we have you covered. Just let us know what you need. Vapor barriers are designed to prevent moisture and water vapor from entering the basement or crawl space. These vapor barriers help guard against mold, mildew, allergens, fungus, radon and heat loss. Whether used in basements as a part of a full waterproofing and basement drainage plan or in a crawlspace encapsulation situation, vapor barriers will provide years of service.

Bay Area Underpinning contractors know that vapor barriers are a key component to waterproofing basements and crawl spaces. Call today to discuss your options! We are up to date on all of the latest techniques and installation procedures. We will restore your crawl space back to a clean storage environment while decreasing moisture and increasing the overall energy efficiency and health of your home. When you need either crawl space repair Bay Area or a vapor barrier Bay Area installed, we can be of service. When it comes time for your vapor barrier installation in San Jose, vapor barrier installation in San Francisco, or even vapor barrier installation in and around the Bay Area, call Bay Area Underpinning for your free estimate today!