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The Importance of Crawl Space Encapsulation in Chicago

This fall and winter, make sure that your crawl space is encapsulated to help capture heat and save money on energy bills.

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  • 27th September, 2018

    The Importance of Crawl Space Encapsulation in Chicago

    Feeling cold in Chicago is nothing new.  But as tough as Chicagoans are, the one place we should look forward to is a nice warm home.  If keeping your feet warm over your crawl space requires a double layer of wool socks, then something needs to be done to properly insulate your crawl space! Last […]

  • 30th August, 2018

    How to Fix a Smelly Crawl Space

    “That smell! A kind of smelly smell…. A smelly smell that smells… Smelly!”   It’s hard to label the odors that come from the depths below your house, but it sure can be smelly, and it can fill your entire house. Walking in after being closed up for a week vacation and your entire home […]

  • 16th July, 2018

    Controlling Water & Moisture in Your Crawlspace

    Every spring and summer, Chicagoland residents must endure copious amounts of rain. This year was no exception, with the highest ever recorded amount of rain for the month of May. Many of our customers are experiencing pooling and even flooding conditions in their typically dry crawl spaces, causing them to need a crawl space repair.  […]

  • 22nd June, 2018

    Crawl Space Encapsulation Success Featuring Polyshield HT™ 100F

    In a crawl space encapsulation project in Chicago, our Polyshield HT™ 100F was extremely effective in creating a line of defense against the unknown hazards that an unsealed crawl space has to offer. The completion date was April of 2016 on a 4,000 square-foot section of a commercial building in Chicago’s South Loop District. What […]

  • 25th May, 2018

    Keeping Pests Out of Your Crawl Space

    One minute you’re sifting through your crawl space to put away a seasonal decoration, the next, you’re quickly exiting because you’ve spotted an unwanted critter turning your property into a home. After finding these pests, you may realize you need to fix your crawl space to ensure your belongings are safe. Here’s what you can […]

  • 13th April, 2018

    Drying Out a Wet Crawl Space

    You probably don’t think about steps to ensure your crawl space stays dry until it’s flooded with water. We know, we’ve seen it many times and it’s an unfortunate situation. April showers are in full effect, so it’s now more important than ever to take the necessary steps to fix your crawl space. Here’s what […]

  • 30th March, 2018

    Prepping Your Crawl Space for Spring

    Fun fact: the official start of spring is March 20th! Making sure you fix your crawl space before the dog days of summer hit is always a good idea. We’ve outlined some of the most common issues in crawl spaces and what you can do to combat them. Moisture No secret here! Moisture in all […]

  • 19th February, 2018

    Crawl Space Encapsulation & Your Air Quality

    Let’s first discuss: what is crawl space encapsulation? This term describes a crawlspace that is protected by moisture. Encapsulating crawlspaces help lower moisture levels to help prevent mold, structural deterioration and condensation. Moisture enters your crawl space one of four ways. Groundwater infiltration, water vapor from the exposed dirt floor, water seepage through porous brick […]

  • 23rd January, 2018

    The Storage Space You Are Neglecting

    Storage space in your home is often hard to come by. From clothing to toys to decorations, there does not ever seem to be enough space for all the things in your home. It’s not uncommon for families to resort to renting out a storage unit. Unfortunately, storage spaces are a very expensive long-term solution. […]

  • 15th January, 2018

    The Danger Of Radon In Your Crawl Space

    Radon is a colorless, odorless, and naturally occurring gas that is emitted from natural deposits of uranium in the soil, rocks, and water. Radon is a result of decaying uranium and is a naturally radioactive element. Two radon atoms are released from every square centimeter of soil everywhere every second of each day. Of course, […]

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