crawlspace

The crawlspace under your home is typically a dark, damp and unused portion of your home. Most homeowners probably have never been inside there crawlspace. J.S. Services specializes in Crawlspace Restoration. Whether you have mold, rodents or some other type of damage J.S. Services has a solution for you. Due to poor conditions in your crawlspace, mold and rodents can lead to an unhealthy environment for you and your family. In most cases these problems show up during the Spring and Summer months due to the higher humidity outside. However, this does not mean that moisture issues and pest damage cannot cause issues throughout the year.



SIGNS OF POTENTIAL MOLD OR RODENT ISSUES

  • Musty odors
  • Condensation on air conditioning ductwork or equipment
  • Hardwood floor damage
  • Elevated humidity in your home
  • Insects
  • Animal droppings
  • Damaged insulation

THE MOST COMMON CAUSES OF MOISTURE IN THE CRAWLSPACE AREA ARE

  • Water intrusion from clogged gutters or lack of down spouts
  • Excess ground moisture or hydro static pressure from high water tables
  • Cracks in the foundation will allow water to seep into your crawlspace or basement
  • Landscaping and poor grading around the house
  • Plumbing leaks from bathrooms and kitchens above the crawlspace

Solutions

  • Disinfecting
  • Deodorizing
  • Sealant and encapsulant paints
  • vapor barrier ranging from 10 mil - 20 mil in thickness
  • Installation of concrete scratch coat over dirt floors
  • Installation of high quality dehumidifiers
  • Removal of mold or rodent damaged insulation

J.S. Services will restore every area of your crawlspace to its original condition and in many cases better than its original condition. We will work with your insurance company to get insurance coverage for pest and wildlife damage to your home.