CrawlSpace Moisture can be a big problem for our homes in the low country. We at ESS use building science principles to determine what exactly is causing the moisture within your crawl space. There are some signs that may be present within your home that can help you determine if you have a moisture problem within the crawl space of your home. You should check for thefollowing:
In the Low Country, moisture in crawl spaces can be a common problem for several reasons. We often find that it is a combination of three categories that contribute to these moisture problems.
Several proactive measures can be implemented to help reduce or possibly eliminate the problem of moisture in crawl spaces. The most proactive action is to seal the crawl space, which will save up to 15-20% of the home’s energy consumption. Open crawl spaces can be maintained, but will require constant future maintenance.
Get in touch with us for a free evaluation of your crawl space and a personally designed crawl space solution for your home.