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Water Damage in CaliforniaWater damage is a problem for many property owners because it is a dreadful process to take care of. Water can cause you to spend thousands of dollars to fix the damage it has caused by damaging furniture, upholstery, electronics, household appliances, and plumbing equipment. Also, when water gets inside the house it increases the risk of mold which can be dangerous. The water damage can cause cracks and heaving as well as bowed walls and settling.

Making sure that your home is safe from water damage is important. The professionals at Bay Area Underpinning has the experience and products to ensure that your crawlspace in your Bay Area home stays dry. Being prepared can save you money in foundation repair costs, and help hold the value of your home. Water damage can happen from different possibilities. One of the major issues is if you have flat soil and a slope leaning towards your home. When it rains, the water will pool near your foundation and cause damage to your home. 

A wet or damp crawlspace can also cause you and your family to have health problems. There are three types of water damage that can determine the amount of damage it can cause to your health.

  •  Category 1 is clean water. This means that it came from a non-harmful water source. It can still be dangerous, it just will cause the least amount of damage to your health. It's usually cause by a broken appliance or an overflowed sink.
  • Category 2 is considered gray water. This means you are somewhat at risk in your health. The water is contaminated and may cause sickness if ingested. Broken toilets, broken sump pumps, and seepage usually causes this type.
  •  Category 3 is called black water. This is unsanitary water that contains bacteria and other organisms that cause sickness. No matter what the type, it needs to be taken care of as soon as possible.

Water Damage Solutions for the Bay Area, California

The professionals at Bay Area Underpinning has the solutions for your crawl space recovery needs. We offer crawlCrawl space recovery in the Bay Area space encapsulation using a vapor barrier. The vapor barriers that we install are 10-16 mil thick and are puncture resistant. They are designed to block water and vapor from entering your crawl space. They also will guard your home against mold, mildew, allergens, fungus, radon and heat loss.

Our vapor barriers will cover the entire crawl space and keep it dry. A wet crawl space is also an inviting place for insects and critters. Installing a vapor barrier will keep these out of your crawl space, too.

All of the products we use for crawl space recovery are manufactured by Earth Contact Products (ECP), the very best in the industry. They are manufactured using a triple-ply woven high density polyethylene membrane. You can be assured that you are getting the best when you install a product manufactured by ECP.

With the experience of our team at Bay Area Underpinning along with ECP products, you can be assured that your crawl space encapsulation will last you a long time and prevent water damage in your home.

You may not easily see the damage to that water is causing in your home which could make it even more dangerous. If you suspect water getting into your crawl space, contact Bay Area Underpinning. We will give you a free inspection and free estimate.

Let us get to the problem before the problem occurs. Call today!