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Your Trusted Crawl Space Repair Experts Since 1978​ Get our 5-star service experts in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia to repair your crawl space the right way, the first time, at the right price.

Crawl Space

Common Crawl Space Problems & Solutions

Crawl spaces are like the underbelly of your house, and they serve as access points for utilities. They help separate your home’s living space from the ground. Most of them have dirt or gravel floors, although some have concrete. When water leaks into these crawl spaces, it can harm your home’s structure and even be bad for your health. Keeping your crawl space dry isn’t just about protecting your home’s foundation; it’s also vital for the health of the area where you live.

Crawl Space Repair Solutions

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Crawl Space Encapsulation: Encapsulation involves the installation of a sturdy vapor barrier called Ameri-Flex on both the crawl space walls and floor. This barrier serves to isolate the crawl space from external moisture, making it a dry, safer part of the foundation of your home. No longer will your crawl space be an eyesore; it will become a dependable part of your home’s foundation protection.

Crawl Space Vent Sealing: While crawl spaces have vents designed to allow air circulation underneath your home, these vents can often do more harm than good. They allow moist air to enter, creating a breeding ground for mold. As part of crawl space encapsulation, sealing these vents is essential. It’s a crucial step that should never be overlooked.

Crawl Space Waterproofing: Crawl spaces require waterproofing systems, just like basements. Interior drainage systems prevent water from reaching your foundation or crawl space walls and floor, ensuring it stays dry and free from flooding. When combined with encapsulation and specialized wall services, your crawl space remains protected from water. This system includes a sump pump to remove any collected water.

Crawl Space Dehumidifier: High humidity in the crawl space is a significant problem. It promotes musty odors, damages building materials, and creates an ideal environment for mold. Our crawl space conditioning unit not only maintains optimal humidity levels but also features filters that remove mold spores and other airborne contaminants, ensuring a healthier crawl space environment.

Rising Water Tables Thriving mold, forms on joists & insulation & may become airborne and toxic.

Cracks & Weak Spots in Foundation Walls Rot, decay, and structural damage.

Lack of Drainage System​ Infestation of insects and animals attracted to the moisture.
Our Process​ Take the first step towards a dry and secure basement by contacting us today for a professional assessment! Our team is ready to provide you with reliable solutions that will keep your basement watertight for years to come.
Professional Assessment

Contact us to schedule a free, no-obligation assessment. We'll send our knowledgeable experts to evaluate the extent of damage, identify the root causes and provide you with a comprehensive plan to address the issues.

Customized Solutions

We design a tailored solution to meet your needs. Our team explains the recommended methods & products that will effectively prevent future water intrusion, ensuring a dry and healthy basement or foundation environment.

Expert Installation & Protection

You can trust our work will be installed correctly, providing you with long-lasting protection against future damage. Enjoy peace of mind knowing your basement and foundation are safe, and your home's value is preserved.

Let Ameri-Dry Be Your Home’s Ultimate Defender!

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Did You Know?
Home foundation problems usually develop slowly at first and then become more serious as years go by.