Crawl Space Waterproofing
A flooded Crawl Space can be a serious problem for a home. Water can get in through the foundation walls, through the soil or even from the floor joists and plumbing of the home. It is best to address this problem as soon as possible before the damage gets worse and spreads to more areas. It is a lot more cost effective to fix a crawlspace at the first sign of water, rather than waiting until it is flooded.
At Pacific Waterproofing we have developed a crawlspace french drain and sump pump system that is guaranteed to not only remove the water from your crawlspace but also keep draining the water year after year with absolutely zero maintenance for the home owner.
Damage caused by a flooded crawlspace Rotted wood can significantly effect the structure of your home, and the lifespan of your floors.
Mold in a crawlspace is more likely to be found in a crawlspace where flooding occurs during heavy rainfall. Mold can pose a serious health risk to a home and the homes inhabitants.
Floor joists that have been exposed to water will eventually start to sag, causing a large problem for the homeowner. Not only is a sagging floor dangerous, it can also be very expensive to fix
Standing water in a crawlspace mixed with the humidity underneath a home can cause odors to occur, making an unpleasant smell in your home. Some odors can even cause health risks and develop or worsen asthma in young children.
If standing water in a crawlspace is not resolved it could potentially rise enough to flood your home. The costs for fixing a flooded home can be very expensive, and could lead to all other examples listed above.
Crawl Space French Drain system