How Crawlspace Encapsulation Protects Your Home

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If you want to make sure your home is protected from pests and other problems, you’ll want to make sure you pay special attention to your crawlspace. Your crawlspace is more susceptible to certain types of damage than other areas of the home because of its close proximity to the earth below it. Moisture naturally accumulates more in your crawlspace than other places, which can damage wooden supports and attract unwanted critters and other pests. For this reason, you’ll want to make protecting your crawlspace a top priority.

How Crawlspace Encapsulation Protects Your Home

Crawlspace encapsulation is one of the best services around for protecting your crawlspace from damages and unwanted critters. It involves placing a protective barrier between the ground and the rest of your crawlspace, making it much harder for moisture to penetrate and damage the surfaces of your crawlspace. Insects and other pests will have a much more difficult time getting into your home from the crawlspace because of this barrier.

Maintaining the structural integrity of your home is achieved through keeping the home’s foundation safe, which you can help do with crawlspace encapsulation services. Moisture buildup can damage the foundation. Termites and other pests can eat or chip away at your home’s foundation. Placing a barrier between them and your foundation is one of the best things you can do to avoid structural integrity issues.

If you want to make sure your crawlspace is protected, reach out to us here at Overwatch Pest Management today and ask us about our crawlspace encapsulation services.