Crawl Space Waterproofing in Clayton

Moisture problems in your home's crawl space can lead to excess moisture, foundation issues due to wood rot, mold and mildew growth, and pest infestation. These are just a few of the common problems caused by moisture. The best solution to mitigating these problems is choosing crawl space waterproofing and encapsulation from Crawl Space & Basement Technologies of Clayton. crawl space waterproofing contractor in clayton

Signs of Crawl Space Moisture Problems

  • High humidity in the first floor
  • Insect infestations
  • Condensation ('sweating") on air conditioning ductwork or equipment
  • Condensation on insulation, water pipes or truss plates in the crawl space
  • Buckled hardwood floors
  • Condensation on insulation, water pipes or truss plates in the crawl space
  • Rot in wooden framing members
  • Musty odors in the living area

How Water and Moisture Enters the Crawl Space

  • High humidity. Climates with high humidity like North Carolina can cause some serious water intrusion in homes with foundation vents. The warm, humid air will pass through the vents and condensation occurs on the HVAC ducts, floors joist, and insulation.
  • Rainwater. Condensation can also be formed on the inner block walls of the crawl space when rainwater soaks through the walls.
  • Heavy rains. During heavy rains or anytime the ground becomes saturated, water soaks into the soil and begins to move to the lowest level of grade.

Understanding Crawl Space Waterproofing

Treating the source of the intrusion is the first step in resolving the moisture issue. However, if your home construction is on flat land or a negatively graded lot, then the water collecting in the crawl space cannot be stopped. This moisture comes from ground saturation. Once over-saturation occurs, water naturally migrates below the French Drain and the footing, allowing for entry to the interior crawl space. A French Drain is rendered INEFFECTIVE at keeping water out. Crawl space waterproofing is the only solution.

How do we waterproof your Clayton crawl space?

1st Step: A drainage trench is dug, usually around the perimeter, in the interior of the crawl space. 2nd Step: Weep holes are drilled through the interior side of the base block 3rd step: A specialized drainage pipe is installed in the trench. 4th step: The pipe and trench are covered and filled with 3/4 inch gravel. 5th step: We always prefer to use a gravity discharge to drain the water out of the crawl space, but sometimes a sump pump system is required.

Avoid an emergency situation in your home! Call Clayton's top crawl space waterproofing company!

Contact Us for an Estimate on Crawl Space Waterproofing Solutions!

Complete the online contact form or give us a call at (919) 847-7072 to set up your free estimate with one of our crawl space and basement experts today! Our team will visit your home, inspect your issue area and determine the best course of action. The trained specialist of Crawl Space and Basement Technologies will provide options to meet your budget and needs.

What People Are Saying about Our Crawl Space Encapsulation

By the time we complete any crawl space encapsulation or moisture remediation project, our clients have determine that we deliver on our promise of outstanding service.

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    Excellent Service Provided!

    Your crew is professional, knowledgeable, customer oriented and committed. The work area was very clean after they finished. Your company exceeded my expectations!!
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    Keeps Things Clean

    Your company is very professional. Most companies do not clean up after themselves, so the homeowner has to do it! Your guys left the area very clean. Don’t let your sales rep go. He is very knowledgeable! Great Job! We
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    Your company is very professional. Most companies do not clean up after themselves, so the homeowner has to do it! Your guys left the area very clean. Don’t let your sales rep go. He is very knowledgeable! Great Job! We have given your information to our neighbors, so I am sure we will be seeing you next door very soon
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    One of the Best

    Your company was one of the only ones in the Triangle who was able to tell me how the job would be done that would meet NC Building codes and what the current industry methods/materials are. I did a lot
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    Your company was one of the only ones in the Triangle who was able to tell me how the job would be done that would meet NC Building codes and what the current industry methods/materials are. I did a lot of research..I know what I am talking about and would recommend Jason’s company to anyone needing encapsulation
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    The sales rep was very professional in explaining what was required to fix the problem. That and you’re A+ rating with the BBB was the reason I chose you. The crew is friendly, punctual and knowledgeable. For those in need
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    The sales rep was very professional in explaining what was required to fix the problem. That and you’re A+ rating with the BBB was the reason I chose you. The crew is friendly, punctual and knowledgeable. For those in need of crawl space service, I would highly recommend this company
    Dan B.
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    We had our crawl space sealed by a pest control company last year, but we had many problems and did not trust them to fix the problem. So, I got a total of 4 estimates from other companies and your
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    We had our crawl space sealed by a pest control company last year, but we had many problems and did not trust them to fix the problem. So, I got a total of 4 estimates from other companies and your company was by far the most informative and professional of them all. The crew was great. Very professional and your sales rep, Rob was very knowledgeable. Thank you for finally getting our crawl space problem fixed!!
    Bob S.
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    Jason was one of the most prepared and knowledgeable technicians I have ever dealt with. He followed up and answered all questions honestly..The crew was focused, courteous and informative
    C. S.
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    I appreciate the follow-up and great service after the work was performed. When we had the extremely heavy rains, the float stuck on the sump pump. Everything was resolved to my satisfaction. It is comforting to know that you all
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    I appreciate the follow-up and great service after the work was performed. When we had the extremely heavy rains, the float stuck on the sump pump. Everything was resolved to my satisfaction. It is comforting to know that you all back up your products and service
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    You all had a very reasonable price and VERY good references! Thanks again for a professional job, and explaining how a crawl space is supposed to be done.
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    Rob was the only sales rep to talk to me about permits for my job and the work and materials meeting the building codes. I called many of the references on your list (that is a big list!), and what
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    Rob was the only sales rep to talk to me about permits for my job and the work and materials meeting the building codes. I called many of the references on your list (that is a big list!), and what they told me is the reason I chose you all for the job. They were right. You all did a great job!
    Hank C.
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    I got your name from Angie’s List and my realtor. I heard you guys were the best crawl space crew in the area. Great Work Guys!!
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    Jason, Thank you for all of your work and support to make our crawl space area dry and secure. Your responsiveness to any questions or issue is impressive and very appreciated. Thank you and your team for all of their
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    Jason, Thank you for all of your work and support to make our crawl space area dry and secure. Your responsiveness to any questions or issue is impressive and very appreciated. Thank you and your team for all of their hard work and support!
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    • Did you know?
    CBTofNC in Business for over 30 years

    Did you know that 50% to 60% of the air on the first floor of your home comes from your crawl space or basement?

    Excess water intrusion can cause severe damage to the structure of your home and create high levels of moisture and humidity, which leads to mold. Allergies, asthma and skin irritations can be affected by abnormal levels of humidity, moisture and mold in your living environment.

    Crawl Space & Basement Technologies specializes in Sealed Crawl Spaces and Interior Drainage Systems for your Crawl Space or Basement. With our Lifetime and Transferable Warranty, we not only improve the air quality of your home but also restore the microbial remediation certification structural stability of the home’s foundation. Our team of crawl space and basement experts can help you determine the necessary solution for your home and your budget.

    We offer a comprehensive line of services designed to protect your home and to prevent moisture problems and damage. Count on our Raleigh Crawl Space and Basement specialists for crawl space encapsulation, crawl space waterproofing, basement waterproofing, spray foam insulation, vapor barriers, and mold remediation.

    Do you need a Crawl Space or Basement Specialist?

    We will gladly come to your home for an estimate. Contact us today!