No one wants to deal with water damage in their crawlspace. However, crawlspaces can develop water damage quicker than the other areas of the home, so keeping them dry should be a priority for any homeowner.
Preventing a water damage issue is easier than dealing with one after the fact. Using dehumidifiers and hiring a crawlspace encapsulation service are just a couple of techniques homeowners can use to keep their crawlspaces dry. However, there are also some more unique methods to consider.
For example, if you are someone who takes pride in your yard and landscaping efforts, you might consider planting shrubs and other plants that love water. They suck up moisture in the ground near your crawlspace more than other plants do, and planting them is a unique way to help control moisture levels around your home’s foundation.
Sealing any cracks around crawlspaces is another way for homeowners to prevent excess water and moisture from entering their crawlspaces. Without properly sealing them, these cracks can worsen over time and make it easier for water to leak through to your crawlspace or other areas of the home, so making sure to seal them is crucial if you notice any.
Taking extra efforts to keep your crawlspace dry can save you money down the road. It’s best to prevent water damage before you have a major issue, so if you’re looking for ways to keep your crawlspace and other areas of your home safe from water damage, contact us here at Nixon Cleaning and Restoration LLC.