As warm air rises, cool air from the crawlspace is sucked into the living areas of your home. This is called the “stack effect”, it’s the same way a chimney works. This, combined with other factors, means a significant amount of the air you breathe actually came from your crawlspace. By reducing moisture, soil gases, mold, mildew and improving the overall air quality in your crawlspace, the air you breathe in your home will be cleaner and healthier. When your Michigan home needs crawlspace encapsulation services, turn to the experts at Foundation Restoration.
Molds produce allergens, irritants, and potentially toxic substances. Mold is present in every home, as well as outdoors, but without moisture, it cannot grow to harmful levels.
Water damage can have a major impact on your home or business. It only takes a little bit of water to cause major water damage. That damage can lead to a whole host of structural issues for your building. Not to mention the health hazards that mold and mildew pose. When you need basement waterproofing solutions in Michigan, you need the team at Foundation Restoration.
Our basement waterproofing services will help keep your building dry and protected from the harmful effects of water damage. It only takes a small crack for you to have a major problem on your hands! Call Foundation Restoration today to schedule an appointment. Call now and we’ll give you a free estimate on your basement waterproofing services.
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There are many different symptoms of a failing crawl spaces here are a few examples.
Wet crawlspaces with a relative humidity (RH) level over 60% will support mold growth. If the relative humidity exceeds 90%, the wood that supports your home will begin to rot. Even without standing water these humidity levels can be very easily reached.
Rainfall will seek the lowest point of your property which is often the ground in your crawlspace. Even with the proper grading and gutter systems, water can find its way in. The professionals at Foundation Restoration are experts at crawlspace sump pumps and drainage systems.
The humidity levels in your crawlspace directly affect the wood. When the moisture content in beams and floor joist exceed 20% they start to warp and decay. If moisture exceeds 28% the integrity of the wood is compromised. These levels will result in costly repairs that could be avoided.
Rotted or warped beams and floor joist along with inadequate supports are the leading causes of sloping and unlevel floors. Foundation Restoration specializes in stabilizing and lifting your home’s floors. We repair beams, joist, stanchion supports, sill plates, rim joist and subfloors.
Crawlspace Encapsulation Solutions in Michigan
Sump pumps are often the most important factor in keeping your basement dry. At Foundation Restoration we offer cutting edge sump pump systems that include 24/7 monitoring and real-time performance data along with backup systems for power outages. Leaving you to REST when Mother Nature is giving her best.THE SOLUTION
Model 1850 and 1852 Keeping the relative humidity under 60% is important for your family’s health. Mold, mildew and allergens thrive in high humidity. The Superior Air System is a commercial grade dehumidifier that takes 95 pints of water out of the air per day! Leaving your home healthy and dry!THE SOLUTION
There are several ways the structural integrity of your house can be compromised. The most common are: unstable soil, excessive moisture, rotted wood, and under engineered floor systems. Foundation Restoration offers full service structural repair that not only correct these issues, but will stabilize and help prevent further damage to your home.THE SOLUTION
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