Many people think ventilated crawl spaces reduce moisture problems—not in Southwest Georgia! In fact, ventilated crawl spaces often increase the heat and humidity in your living spaces in warmer months because outside air can flow into space beneath your home.
Think about it: when your crawl space has vents and it’s 90°F with 80% humidity outside, where will that warm, damp air go? Unfortunately, it can seep into your crawl space and create moisture problems until the humidity decreases. And where we live, it’s warm and humid most months out of the year.
Luckily, if you have a ventilated crawl space and are interested in preventing moisture issues, Harrell King can help! We can add vapor barriers to your crawl space in addition to sealing your vents to prevent outdoor air from sliding in.
Keep reading to learn more about our crawl space dehumidification services, or call us today at 229-243-8040!
The first step is assessing the current situation in your crawl space. Is it ventilated or sealed? Is there any mold or standing water? We’ll want to make sure your crawl space is free of these before we start!
The actual process of dehumidifying your crawl space includes:
Ready to get started? Call Harrell King today at 229-243-8040!
When you hire Harrell King Heating & Air to dehumidify your crawl space, our technicians will expertly seal your crawl space and help ensure it stays moisture-free in the future. We will:
Moisture in your crawl space can come from leaky pipes, ground moisture, old and leaky air duct vents, or humidity in the outside air if your crawl space is ventilated. High humidity, regardless of where it comes from, can be damaging to anything stored in your crawl space and negatively affect the indoor air quality in your home.
A humid crawl space can increase:
Ventilated crawl spaces were once the industry standard when homes were built, but home professionals are quickly realizing the pitfalls of letting outside air into a crawl space. If you’ve noticed humid air inside your home and you have a ventilated crawl space, the air may be seeping in from below.
Contact us today to learn more about our dehumidification options!
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