Top 3 Reasons Why Homeowners Should Encapsulate The Crawl Space

As a crawl space repair professional, you know the reasons why it is so important to take care of this area below the home. However, a lot of homeowners tend to ignore this space and they think that what happens here doesn't really matter since they never see it and there's no way it could have any effect on the rest of their home, right? Wrong. As a matter of fact, what happens in a crawl space can GREATLY influence the rest of the home. It is a proven fact that nearly 50% of the air that you breathe in your home first originated in the crawl space. So, if this area is in poor shape, what could that mean for you and your family's health?

It is important that you stress to homeowners the top 3 reasons why they need to have you encapsulate and repair their crawl space. Take a look below to learn more.

1. It prevent moisture and excessive humidity from getting inside and causing problems. Moisture and humidity here are NOT good things, and they can actually contribute to the growth of harmful mold, mildew, and bacteria. Seal the space off, and you don't have to worry about it anymore.

2. A sealed crawl space prevents unwanted pests from getting inside the area under the home. Most homeowners don't think about all the critters that could be living under their home, including: termites, roaches, snakes, spiders, rats, mice, skunks, and so on. Nobody wants these pests living out their entire life cycle below their home! This is dangerous and could lead to some really bad indoor air quality.

3. An encapsulated crawl space will improve the property's value. This is good news if the homeowner is considering putting their home on the market in the next couple of years. Prospective home buyers will want to see that the crawl space is already in good shape so that they won't have to worry about it.

At Nash Distribution, we provide a wide variety of effective crawl space products, including: vapor barriers, encapsulation accessories, stabilization systems, French drains, doors, vents, vent covers, dehumidifiers, and more. Give us a call today at (800) 288-0831 or fill out our online contact form for more information. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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